The victory for Team Canada has significant meaning because they won their gold medal in the same location that will be hosting the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi from March 7-16.
Canada beat Sweden 4-3 in the championship final at the Ice Cube Curling Center. It was significant revenge for Team Canada, who according to Al Cameron of the Calgary Herald, lost to Sweden in the round robin by a score of 8-7 in the round robin and 6-5 in the 1-2 playoff game.
Team Canada consisted of skip Jim Armstrong of Victoria, British Columbia, third Dennis Thiessen of Sanford, Manitoba, second Ina Forrest of Armstrong, British Columbia and lead Sonja Gaudet of Vernon, British Columbia.
It was Team Canada's third gold medal in the last four World Wheelchair Curling Championships. Armstrong, Forrest and Gaudet were also on the gold medal winning team for Team Canada at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver.