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Could Canada still get gold in women’s curling?


during the Men’s Curling Round Robin on day eight of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 17, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

Harry How

The Canadian women’s curling team opened round robin play with a 1-3 record, but they’re not counting out a medal just yet.

“Even though there’s several losses on the board, we’re still in it,” Canadian skip Rachel Homan said to reporters Saturday.

Homan’s rink has a proven track record of success as they have won three world championship medals, including gold in 2017. While the team is full of first-time Olympians, Canada still entered PyeongChang as the pre-tournament favorites.

But they didn’t play that way to start the tournament, suffering an upset loss to South Korea and a 7-6 defeat to Sweden.

Canada is the only nation to have won a medal in every Olympic women’s tournament since it began in 1998. This year, Canada is seeking to become the first nation to win three curling golds in a single Olympics.

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