Canada`s Nedohin wins second in a row to open women`s world curling championship

Lethbridge: Canada`s Heather Nedohin won her second game in a row to open the women`s world curling championship.

Her Edmonton team downed former world champion Bingyu Wang of China 7-5 on Sunday. The host team later faces two-time Olympic silver medallist Mirjam Ott.

Canada joined Germany`s Melanie Robillard and Switzerland at 2-0.

Sweden`s Margaretha Sigfriddson doubled Linda Klimova of the Czech Republic 10-5 to put both teams at 2-1. South Korea`s Ji-Sun Kim was also 2-1 after a 6-5 win over Italy`s Diana Gaspari.

Scotland`s Eve Muirhead and Denmark`s Lene Nielson were both 1-1.

Ott downed Allison Pottinger of the U.S. 11-7, dropping the Americans to 0-2 alongside China and Russia`s Anna Sidorova. Italy was winless in three games.

Earlier, Germany edged Scotland 7-6 and Denmark defeated Russia 7-5.

Bureau Report

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