Norway claim World Men’s Curling Championship title
Norway outclassed reigning champions Sweden 8-3 to secure the Planet Men’s Curling Championship title in Beijing on Sunday.
Directed by team leader Thomas Ulsrud, the Norwegians, who finished runners-up in 2002 and 2010, dominated their opponents in the beginning cruising into a 5-0 lead after four ends.
While in the seventh stop, Oskar Eriksson struck out a Norwegian rock to give Sweden a further two points however it was not enough too late as Ulsrud Norway’s first since 1988 and clinch the Entire World title, held his composure to score two in the eighth end.
Switzerland completed the podium after beating Canada 7-5 earlier in your day.
Japan and Canada finished fourth and fifth respectively while Scotland had to stay for ninth-place.