Winter Olympics: Canada land third gold medal with curling mixed doubles win

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Canada win first ever mixed doubles curling gold
XXIII Olympic Winter Games
Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February
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Canada claimed a third gold medal at the Winter Olympics with victory over Switzerland in the inaugural curling mixed doubles.

Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris beat Jenny Perret and Martin Rios 10-3 in the final at Gangneung Curling Centre.

The Olympics Athletes from Russia beat Norway 8-4 to claim the bronze medal.

Husband and wife Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii beat Kristin Skaslien and Magnus Nedregotten.

In the final, Canada crucially claimed a four in the third end to take a commanding 6-2 lead after Rios had missed a takeout and Lawes made a superb raise tap with her final stone.

Lawes added to her gold for Canada's women's team in Sochi, while Morris also won a second Olympic gold having been part of the men's foursome success at the 2010 Vancouver Games.

Perret and Rios added an Olympic silver to their World Championship title as mixed curling made its Winter Olympics debut in Pyeongchang.

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