Italy and Norway will play in the curling mixed doubles final

2022-05-09 0 By

Italy beat former world champions Sweden 8-1 in the mixed duet curling semifinals of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games on Sunday to advance to the final.Italy will face Norway, the third-place finisher in the Winter Olympics, who edged out world champions Great Britain 6-5 that night.Norway’s Kristin Skarsellion (l) and Munus Nedergoten compete in the competition on February 7.At the back of the first set, The Italians scored one point when Sweden tried to pin the ball for two runs.In the next two sets, Italy stole points to extend the lead to 4-0.In the fourth game Sweden used the edge zone position, but the last throw was a mistake and Italy continued to steal a point.Sweden’s subsequent game is still weak, continue to be stolen a point.In the sixth inning, Sweden finally saved face with a backhander.In the seventh inning, Italy used the edge zone to score two more runs.The stubborn Swedish team chose to shake hands and throw in the towel.The Two Italian players broke down in tears as they videotaped their families after the race.”We couldn’t be happier and more proud of ourselves.We played a very comfortable game and scored in almost every inning.Constantini, 22, said.Stefania Constantini of Italy competes on February 7.The other semifinal kept the suspense down to the last shot.Norway conceded a point to England after the first innings.In the third, England scored two points to take a 3-2 lead at half-time.Norway scored three points in the sixth and England scored only one point in the seventh in a 5-5 draw.In the eighth inning, Norway, which had the advantage of backhand, made the winning point with a final spin and advanced to the final.The Bronze medal match between Britain and Sweden will take place on Sunday afternoon, while the gold medal match will be decided between Italy and Norway that evening.