Paralympic champion China faced Sweden in the 2022 Winter Paralympic Beijing Paralympic Gold Medal Final in wheelchair curling on Saturday afternoon.
The match was a rematch of the 2021 World Wheelchair Curling Championship final at the same venue, with China winning 5-3 counts.
After blanking the first edge, China skipped Wang Hai Ryu and took the second single with an accurate draw.
On the third end, Sweden scored one point after a hit and stick from Skipville Jopettessondal.
Sweden stole the single at the end of the fourth when the King’s archer rolled out, leaving one Swedish stone at the end of 12 feet.
Sweden led the game 2-1 with a half-time break.
The game changed to the end of the fifth when China scored four points. This is mainly due to accurate draw play. Wang may have scored 5 points, but Wang came to light in his final draw attempt.
China led the match 5-2 in the sixth end, letting Sweden’s Pettessondar score a single point. At the 7th end, Pettessondal attempted a final draw against three Chinese counters. Even in his last draw attempt, China therefore scored only 3 points.
The current champion led the match 8-3 after seven matches, and Sweden was enough to admit defeat.
This victory meant the second consecutive victory for Wang Hai Zhao Skip and Chen Jian Xin, and other team members Zhang Mingliang, Yang Joo, and alternative San Yulong won the gold medal at the Paralympic debut.
The host was Yue Qingshuang as a coach.
“I’m very happy and very excited. At the 5th end, we scored 4 points and encouraged the whole team. The audience encouraged us a lot.”
Comparing his two Paralympic gold medal games, he states: “”
After the match, Swedish lead Kristina Ulander said, “It was a wonderful week. I am very happy. I am happy. I am very proud to have won the silver medal today. It was a close match. , China was strong. Today. “
Skip Viljo Pettersson-Dahl of Sweden details the Paralympic experience as follows: So we made a considerable trip.
“But now it’s hard to feel satisfied. I think I’ll probably do that within a few weeks.”
The Swedish team of Petterson-Dahl and Ulander also had a third Ronny Persson, a second Matz-Olaemborg, an alternative Sabina Johansson, and Alison Kleviazk.
Canada defeated Slovakia 8-3 to win the bronze medal.
China finished 9-2 overall, Sweden finished 8-3, Canada finished 8-4 and Slovakia finished 6-5.
Other competing teams are in the United States (5-5), South Korea (4-5), Latvia (4-5), Norway (4-6), United Kingdom (4-6), Estonia (3-6) and Switzerland. did. (1-9).