Women’s deaf curling team of Russia has started its fight for the medals of the Deaflympics. In their first game Russian athletes won Slovakia with a score 14:2.
A skip of our team Svetlana Tsedik commented the game to the media-center of the competitions.
«Today the game was not very difficult, we felt quite confident. Tomorrow we are playing against Canada, the game is going to be very tough», – said the captain of the team.
Svetlana has also said about the quality of ice in the Ice Palace. «Iceisexcellent. I was planning to slide clockwise and contra clockwise stones – and they both were sliding very well. We feel especially nervous because it is our home Deaflympics. There are so many people here, they are supporting us and watching us. This is good», – said Svetlana.
In other games of women’s deaf curling tournament held today Hungary won Croatia 8:4 and China won Canada 12:7.
An athlete from China Wang Ming has admitted that her team was playing with a very strong competitor. «This game was very important for us, thanks to all the audience, that was supporting the players of all teams», – said Chinese athlete.
It is to be noted that in the game USA – Ukraine, North American team won with a score 14:6.