Monday update from the World Seniors

United States' Margie Smith © WCF / Stephen Fisher

The World Senior Championships reached the half-way point in their round-robin programme on Monday.

In the women’s competition, both groups now have clear leaders.

After 12 sessions, Group A is led by Canada, who remain unbeaten on three wins.

Chasing them are Sweden, on three wins and one loss – they beat Lithuania by 7-6 in their most recent game. Japan are currently third in the group, on two wins and one loss. Most recently, they had a 6-3 victory over Hong Kong.

In Group B, undefeated Scotland lead the way on four wins. Their most recent victory coming against Ireland, by 10-4 on Monday afternoon.

Behind them Finland and Switzerland share second place on two wins and one loss. Finland beat Czech Republic by 9-3 on Monday afternoon, while Switzerland won over Australia by 11-7.

There are also clear leaders in each of the men’s groups.

Hungary lead Group A on four wins and no losses, including a 9-8 extra-end win over Finland. Canada, on three wins and one loss, are their closest chasers in the group, thanks partly to their 7-4 win over Czech Republic on Monday.

In Group B, Sweden lead on three wins and no losses, having beaten Hong Kong by 14-2 on Monday. Behind them four teams – Germany, Korea, Latvia and Switzerland – share second place, on two wins and one loss.

Unbeaten United States lead Group C on three wins, having won over Estonia by 9-3 on Monday. Australia and Ireland sit behind them, also on three wins, but both with one loss, having played one more game than the Americans.

Estonia’s Tonis Turmann © WCF / Stephen Fisher

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Gangneung, South Korea

24 April 2023
World Senior Curling Championships 2023