In Beijing, WOMEN’S of Great Britain CURLING TEAM SUFFER NARROW DEFEAT TO SWITZERLAND WINTER OLYMPICS 2022
In the women’s curling, Great Britain lost out to world champions narrowly in Beijing; Switzerland as the round-robin stage got underway. In the mixed doubles, following Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat’s defeat to Sweden bronze medal match, medal hopes have fallen to the women’s quartet, in the game’s extra end, to stop the Swiss, who impressed in their round-robin opener but could not do enough.
To world champions Switzerland, the Women of the Great Britain curling team suffered a narrow 6-5 defeat, in their round-robin opener.
Into a tense tactical battle, what started at 5-5 as a cagey contest turned as the sides entered an extra end tied.
At the death, GB skip Eve Muirhead had the chance to secure victory but snatched the meaning the Swiss victory saw her final throw glide fractionally too far.
At her fourth Olympic Games, Muirhead, who is searching for an elusive gold medal four years ago having; missed out on a medal in Pyeonchang, was largely, and stolen ends take-outs impressive in a game that was tight on draws.
Her three Olympic debutants, teammates; known as Vicky Wright, Jennifer Dodds, and Hailey Duff, are looked relaxed throughout, showing promise communicated well ahead of their remaining fixtures.