Friday, March 19, 2010

No medals for GB wheels in Vancouver

Canada will play the winner of a tiebreaker between Italy and Sweden in the semifinal of the wheelchair curling event at the Paralympics in Vancouver. USA meets Korea in the other semi on Saturday.

The standings after the round robin were:
Canada 7-2
USA 7-2
Korea 6-3
Italy 5-4
Sweden 5-4

Great Britain 3-6
Switzerland 3-6
Germany 3-6
Norway 3-6
Japan 3-6

All the linescores and results are here. Did you know you can download a pdf file which shows every stone played during every end of every game? See an example page below. (Click to see larger size) A compilation of all this data from all the games will no doubt be available after the Paralympics are over. A similar document is available for all the sports, including curling, from the Vancouver Olympics. See here. At more than 1000 pages and 54MB it will make interesting bedside reading!

The photo at the top of the page shows Michael McCreadie delivering and is by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images © VANOC/COVAN.