Canada’s wheelchair curling team strikes gold in Russia

The Globe and Mail
Saturday 23rd February, 2013

Canada’s wheelchair curlers struck gold in Russia on Saturday.The Canadian team captured its third gold medal in the past four tries by beating Sweden’s Jalle Jungnell 4-3 in the final of the world wheelchair curling championship.Tied 3-3 in the eighth and final end, Canadian skip Jim Armstrong made a freeze to a Swedish rock in the back of the four-foot with his first shot that Jungnell could do nothing about. “We did have our opportunities early in the game and we just never really closed on them,” said Armstrong. “The biggest thing in that final end was keeping that centre open so that I’d…

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