Canada’s Menard rolls in round robin final to win 12-2 against Slovenia

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom –

Canada’s Jean-Michel Menard beat Slovenia’s Stefan Sever 12-2 in the round-robin final for both teams on Thursday at the World Mixed Curling Championships.

Menard of Gatineau, Que., scored three points in the opening end and pulled away by five points in the third. The teams shook hands after Canada (7-1) picked up three more points in the sixth end.

Menard, runner-up Marie-France Larouche, second Ian Belleau and leader Annie Lemay had already qualified for the playoffs on Friday.

The matchups were to be determined after the conclusion of Thursday’s late draw at the Curl Aberdeen facility.

Medal games are scheduled for Saturday.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on October 20, 2022.