Talk:Wheelchair curling enters third day at 2014 Winter Paralympics

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Journalist notesEdit

The curler releases the stone from a stationary position. There is no sweepers. There is only one classification (unlike other other sports). This was shown on the big screen.

The other information was sent to scoop. --LauraHale (talk) 04:51, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Two files sent to scoop. --LauraHale (talk) 10:31, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Morning session started with practice for South Korea, USA, Finland and China. And yeah, you can see the lack of sweeper here. --LauraHale (talk) 05:00, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

The curling started with bagpipers. Acording to Canadian Wheelchair Curling media guy, there have been problems with the ice conditions the whole time because Sochi is just too warm. They cannot keep it cold enough. This is negatively impacting the play, and accuracy of shooting percentages is off by about 20% of what it should be. --LauraHale (talk)

Canada won the first end against the USA 1-0. There was one stone in the whole circle. They had about three defensive stones out front there did Canada. Lots of huge cheering for Russia including horns. Chants of Russia. --LauraHale (talk) 05:51, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

According to the board, prior to this match, Finland was ranked 10th with 3 losses. Norway, Sweden, the United States were ranked fifth with 1 win and 2 losses. Canada was ranked first with 3 wins. Slovakia also first with three wins. Great Britaian and Russia third with 2 wins, 1 loss. Germany fifth. South Korea fifth.

Korea beat Russia in first end, Norway beat Finland 1-0 and China beat Sweden 2-0 in first end.--LauraHale (talk) 05:57, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

USA won second end against Canada. They were one of the fatests teams playing, done before the other three teams on the ice. Occassional chants of Russia emerging from various places. --LauraHale (talk) 06:07, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

China ahead 4-0 after the second end. Finland/Norway tied 1-1. Russia / Korea also tied 1-1 after 2. When score posted, loud loud Russia chanting.--LauraHale (talk) 06:09, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

One player is behind the rock thrower, holding the wheelchair in place. The person on the other end points the broom to position the shot. (No sweeping.) The USA and Canadda all lined up in a row when the rock thrower threw. Sweden in contrast had their third person elsewhere behind the red line.

After 3 ends, (where USA/Canada finished first again) Canada was ahead 3-1. When Russia finished with their last stone, huge chants. --LauraHale (talk) 06:23, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

South Korea took a lot of time to toss their final stone. After three ends. they were up 3-1 over Russia. --LauraHale (talk) 06:26, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

After 3 ends, Norway leads FInland 3-1 and Chinese leads Sweden 4-1. --LauraHale (talk) 06:27, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Team USA 2 - Canada 3 after 4 ends. They won the fourth end. Done first again while other teams have 4 or 5 stones to throw.--LauraHale (talk) 06:38, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Break to clean the ice after fourth end. China 7 - 1 Sweden. Finaldn 3 - Norway 3. Korea 3 - Russia 2. --LauraHale (talk) 06:49, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

USA again finished early. 2-5 after five ends. Norway does only the two person line up. Sweden does that too, --LauraHale (talk) 07:01, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

After 5 ends, China 8 - Sweden 1. The last stones for almost all teams (besides USA and Canada) involve lots of conferring and discussing and sending people down the ice to think. There fourth end for Norwegian and Finland was meausred. Fifth end for Russia South Korea was measured. --LauraHale (talk)


Russia won fifth end to tie it up 3-3. --LauraHale (talk) 07:08, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

The 8th end, Russia scored 3 to beat South Korea 7-5 and the fans went completely nuts. One of the Russian players went to center of his sheet and waved his hat to the fans. --LauraHale (talk) 08:11, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

USA 2 - Canada 7 for the final of their thing after 7 ends. They finished first.

China 8 - Sweden 4 after 7 ends. --LauraHale (talk) 08:26, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Norway / Sweden went on forever. The tied their seventh end at 6 -6. --LauraHale (talk) 08:26, 10 March 2014 (UTC)


Noway won 7 to Sweden 6 at the end. --LauraHale (talk) 08:28, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Problems on scoopEdit

I can't read file 2014-03-10 Wheelchair curling.pdf on scoop; it comes through corrupted. The other two files (a pdf and a mov) are fine. --Pi zero (talk) 13:19, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

One second. Will resend. --LauraHale (talk) 13:21, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
Sent. --LauraHale (talk) 13:24, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
Problem solved. --Pi zero (talk) 13:32, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

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