Wheelchair Curling matches in the round robin qualifiers at the Paralympic Games in Sochi have now been concluded at Ice Cube. At the end of the 5th and 6th sessions, Russia and Canada led the standings after five meetings and only one loss.
Slovakia's winning run was interrupted by the British curlers today, overcoming the Slovaks with a convincing 12:2 win. Both teams now occupy second place with three wins and one defeat.
The seemingly invincible Canadian team tried to break passed the Norwegian team in the evening session, with the Norwegian curlers, losing after seven ends, managed to reverse the course of the game and beat the Canadians in an additional end. Norway now has three wins and two losses, occupying fifth place in the standings.
The Chinese team won both their matches today. In the morning, China defeated Sweden 8-4, and later left nothing to chance in its win against South Korea with a 11-2 scoreline.
Fortune clearly turned against the South Korean curlers – in the morning they lost to Russia 5-7, and after their second defeat they dropped to second to last in the standings.
Russia meanwhile added two wins with victories over South Korea and the United States (6-5). Following the sixth session Russia is first in the overall standings.