Medal game pairings set at World Seniors

Scotland celebrate their semi-final win over Japan © WCF / Stephen Fisher

Canada women beat Switzerland by 7-3 while Scotland women were 7-2 winners over Japan in Friday evening’s semi-finals. These results mean that Canada and Scotland now go on to play for gold in Saturday’s final, while Switzerland and Japan will fight it out for bronze medals. Both medal games will take place on Saturday at 10.30.

To reach the semi-finals, Japan had earlier beaten Ireland by 5-4 in Friday afternoon’s qualification game. Scotland had a direct route to the semi-final as round-robin group winners.

Meanwhile Switzerland had beaten Sweden by 7-4 in the other qualification game to face Canada, the other group winners, in the other semi-final.

In the men’s semi-finals, Canada were 8-2 winners over United States, thanks largely to a steal of two in the second end and a further steal of three in the third.

Canada v United States © WCF / Logan Hannigan-Downs

In the other semi-final, Scotland men beat Switzerland by 6-2.

This means that Canada and Scotland will play for gold while, United States and Switzerland will meet for bronze medals at 10.30 on Saturday.

Earlier, in the men’s quarter-finals, United States had an 11-2 victory over Czech Republic in seven ends, while Canada were 9-1 winners over Ireland in just six ends.

In the other quarter-finals, Switzerland beat Hungary by 6-2, while Scotland defeated Sweden by 5-4.

The times are KST (Korea Standard Time) which is Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) +9 hours.

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Gangneung, South Korea

28 April 2023
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