Thursday, January 19, 2012

WYOG Mixed Doubles Pairings

The Mixed Doubles competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck begins tomorrow (Friday). It will be held as a straight knockout, with thirty-two teams starting out in the first round.

The pairings have been announced, see here. The teams have been seeded, based on the final standings in the Mixed Team curling competition and consist of one male and one female curler, from different nations.

Team GB curlers have been paired as follows:

- Mizuki Kitaguchi (Japan) with Thomas Muirhead

- Angharad Ward with Markus Skogvold (Norway)

- Rachel Hannen with Marek Cernovsky (Czech Republic)

- Taylor Anderson (USA) with Duncan Menzies

Great fun!