The 5th round of men’s curling tournament was held in Khanty-Mansiysk. In a dramatic game Switzerland defeated Russia thus making it very difficult for a team of host country to get to the play-off of the tournament.
Russians made several mistakes in be beginning of the game thus allowing their competitors to get 3 points. During the game team of Russia tried to narrow this gap but was not a success. Thefinalscoreis 8:5 forSwitzerland.
«I think yesterday we put all our strengths for our game with Canada. Today we calmed down and were feeling confident but still we failed to fulfill all plans of our skip, – said the player of Russian team Roman Golushko. – It is difficult to say why our results are not very good. We do our best, but maybe we burned out».
Now Russian team needs to analyze every end of the game and to find mistakes that we made. According to Roman, the next game of his team will be more successful: «We have nothing to lose, to get to play-ff now we need to win every game we will be playing», – said the member of the Deaflympic curling team of Russia.
The team of Switzerland looked very satisfied after their victory. They commented the game to the media-center of the tournament: «We feel very determined and this helped us today to defeat Russia. The ice here very good and stones too. Our plan on this tournament is to be among top 4 teams. We want to play with Canada in play-off».
In other games of the tournament victories were celebrated by teams of Japan and Canada. They defeated Hungary and South Korea with the scores 7:6 and 9:3 respectively. ChinabeatUkraine– 7:2.