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South Korea’s Eunjung Kim tops Ottawa’s Rachel Homan at Canadian Open

By The Canadian Press on January 17, 2024.

South Korea's Eunjung Kim stole a single point in the eighth end for a 6-5 victory over Ottawa's Rachel Homan on Wednesday at the Co-op Canadian Open. Kim throws a stone against Denmark at the Women's World Curling Championship in Prince George, B.C., Wednesday, March 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

RED DEER, Alta. – South Korea’s Eunjung Kim stole a single point in the eighth end for a 6-5 victory over Ottawa’s Rachel Homan on Wednesday at the Co-op Canadian Open.

The result left both teams with 1-1 records in round-robin play.

In a battle of Winnipeg teams, Kaitlyn Lawes (1-1) topped Kate Cameron’s side 7-5. Chelsea Carey is filling in at skip for Cameron (0-2).

Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg (2-0) scored a deuce in the final end for a 7-6 victory over South Korea’s Eun Ji Gim (1-1).

Isabella Wrana of Sweden (2-0) needed only six ends to complete a 10-4 rout of American Delaney Strouse (0-2).

Three more draws were scheduled for later in the day at Servus Arena. Play continues through Sunday at the Grand Slam of Curling event.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 17, 2024.

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