Switzerland Shares the Lead With a Document at the Leader HI-Bred World Guys’s World Champion
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Peter De Cruz and his team from Switzerland tied a document by racking up 6 points in a solitary stretch en course to an 11-2 sway South Korea’s SooHyuk Kim (0-8), enabling them to share the top of the standings at the Leader Hi-Bred men’s World Curling Championships, hosted by Service Specialists Heating, Cooling as well as Plumbing.
Benoît Schwarz, on the left, and Peter De Cruz review their approach throughout Wednesday’s victory.
The Swiss squad completed by vice-captain Benoît Schwarz, who tosses the fourth rocks, the third Sven Michel, the very first Valentin Tanner, substitute Claudio Pätz and trainer Thomas Lips equated to the respected brand name– an accomplishment attained many times throughout the years– in the 5th set. Many thanks to this win, the Swiss have a 7-1 document, as Do Japan and also Sweden.
” After our loss the other day (9-4 against Sweden), we intended to recover and also make sure we didn’t start to get involved in poor practices,” De Cruz said. “Ball game most likely does not reflect the appearance of the video game. When you shoot back by 4 points, you go done in and try to rack up several points. They took threats as well as we played completely in the last three sets.”
Pulling back 5-1, Kim wagered big on the 5th end and paid the price when he missed his shot and also granted the historical end.
” He had the chance to try a placement for a factor. However, he thought that possibly he had an opportunity to make a double,” explained De Cruz. “In my opinion, they were already a little troubled, and also he attempted an exceptionally hard pitch, and he struck the rock on the wrong side.”
Reigning champ Niklas Edin of Sweden (7-1) also shared starting point after a 9-5 victory over Sergey Glukhov of Russia (2-6). Edin began the duel with a double and then made one-point flights at the 2nd as well as third ends.
Olympic champion John Shuster of the USA (6-2) had to get rid of a 4-1 deficit after four ends before climbing up back up to beat Chinese Qiang Zou (1-7) by 7-5.
” That’s the charm of video games of 10 ends. I wish they never alter that,” stated Shuster. “You might have a sluggish beginning. However, you have time to return in the video game. This is not the case in an eight-game. I assume the outcome might have been different.”
Niklas Edin calls the directions of his Swedish colleagues.
According to him, the turn-around was due to the resilience of his group, as well as a two-point flight at the sixth end that ultimately gave the USA the lead.
” We just kept caring for our very own stones. We forced them to make a difficult join in the far right, and we had a terrific 6th end with that two-point flight.”
In the other video game on Wednesday afternoon, Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell (2-6) scored two increases to beat Germany’s Marc Muskatewitz (1-7) by 6-3.
The 2019 Pioneer Hi-Bred men’s World Curling Championships continues tonight with the 7:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) session.