Canada’s Kerri Einarson was eradicated on the world ladies’s curling championship Saturday after dropping an 8-3 resolution to Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg.
Sweden didn’t let Canada generate a lot offence, frequently forcing the Einarson aspect to accept singles.
Hasselborg, the reigning Olympic champion, was in prime kind. She drew for a deuce within the seventh for a four-point lead and made a superb runback double-takeout within the eighth finish.
When Einarson gave up a steal of 1, Canada conceded the sport.
“I had a extremely good feeling going into the sport,” Einarson mentioned. “We simply received behind the eight ball somewhat early and simply wanted one thing to bail ourselves out.
“We simply weren’t as sharp as we’ve got been.”
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It is the primary time that Canada has been held off the rostrum at each the ladies’s and males’s world championships in the identical season.
Canada didn’t make it to the semifinals in both occasion. Brendan Bottcher’s Alberta-based group was additionally eradicated within the qualification recreation eventually month’s world males’s playdowns.
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All 4 members of the Hasselborg group threw not less than 91 per cent. Sweden superior to play Russia’s Alina Kovaleva within the night semifinal.
“The ladies performed actually, rather well as we speak and so they judged weight completely,” Hasselborg mentioned. “We communicated properly, so actually a strong recreation. We had a lot of enjoyable so it was actually wonderful.”
American Tabitha Peterson drew the button for an 8-7 victory over Denmark’s Madeleine Dupont within the different qualification recreation.
The U.S. will meet top-seeded Silvana Tirinzoni of Switzerland within the afternoon semifinal. Medal video games are scheduled for Sunday at WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre.
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Hasselborg made successful for a deuce within the third finish and stored the strain on when Canada had hammer. Einarson merely could not put ends collectively the way in which she needed and had issue seizing management.
“We struggled a bit early after which they simply ran away and made every thing after that,” mentioned Canada third Val Sweeting.
The Manitoba-based group, which additionally contains Shannon Birchard and Briane Meilleur, struggled mightily over the primary half of round-robin play. They dropped 5 of their first six video games earlier than getting again on monitor and taking the sixth and ultimate playoff spot at 7-6.
Sweden earned the third seed with a 10-3 round-robin report.
The highest six groups within the 14-team subject additionally earned Olympic berths for his or her nations on the 2022 Beijing Video games. South Korea, Scotland, Germany and Japan have been a number of the notable groups that did not make the reduce and must strive once more at a last-chance Olympic qualifier in December.
Tv and streaming protection was shut down for 5 days of round-robin play after seven members of the occasion’s broadcast group examined constructive for COVID-19. Protection resumed Friday after a modified broadcast plan proposal was accepted by Alberta Well being.
Tirinzoni received the 2019 ladies’s world championship in Silkeborg, Denmark. The 2020 competitors was cancelled on the eleventh hour because of the pandemic.
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Canada’s final podium look at this occasion got here in 2018 at North Bay, Ont., when Jennifer Jones beat Hasselborg within the ultimate.
Einarson received the Canadian ladies’s group title for the second straight 12 months final February within the first of seven competitions within the curling bubble at Canada Olympic Park.
The skip additionally received a Canadian combined doubles title with Brad Gushue and guided her four-player group to a Grand Slam title final month.
Einarson and Gushue will characterize Canada on the Might 17-23 world combined doubles championship in Aberdeen, Scotland.