February 18, 2013
Canada cruising at World Wheelchair Curling Championship
By QMI Agency

Team Canada continues to set the pace at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

Led by skip Jim Armstrong, the Canadians picked up two wins on Monday to improve to 5-0 in the 10-team, round-robin competition, two wins clear of the pack.

In the early draw, Team Canada set the tone against China by scoring three in the first end and three more in the fourth to claim a 9-5 victory.

Canada capped the day with a 7-3 win over Slovakia.

At 5-0, Canada is alone on top while Patrick McDonald, of the U.S., is also unbeaten at 3-0.

Scotland’s Aileen Neilson, the lone female skip in the field, is at 3-2.

Team Canada faces a mid-week showdown for its only game on Tuesday when it takes on the unbeaten Americans

The top four teams following the round-robin will advance to the playoffs.

 


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