Einarsson of Canada misplaced 6-5 to Japan within the World Ladies’s Curling Championship.

SANDVIGEN, Sweden – Canada’s Kerry Einarsson misplaced 6-5 to Japan’s Satsuki Fujizawa on the Ladies’s World Curling Championships on Thursday.

Manitoba’s Einarson, Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard and Brian Harris allowed two steals within the eighth quarter however responded with twos within the ninth to tie the sport.

Japan scored the game-winning single within the tenth backside when Einarsson hit a goaltender.

“It was good for the burden, so it was mishandled,” Einarsson mentioned of the missed shot.

“It’s unlucky that this has occurred.”

Canada completed 6-4 with Italian Stefania Constantini tied for third place. Solely the Swedish Anna Hasselborg (6-3) was second behind the Swiss Silvana Trinzoni (9-0).

Canada will tackle Dilsad Yildis of Turkey on Friday earlier than ending the round-robin sport towards Madeleine Dupont of Denmark.

The highest six groups from the 13-team subject will advance to the playoffs starting Saturday. The medal matches happen on Sunday on the Coranson Enviornment.

Canada opened Thursday’s sport by forcing Japan to a tie within the first set, then went to a tie within the second set.

After Japan vacated each ends, Canada stole a degree from an unsuccessful run by Japan to path 3-1 on the fifth finish halftime.

Japan tied the sixth sport at deuce, resulting in a second half comeback win.

This report by The Canadian Press was initially revealed on March 23, 2023.