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Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds miss out on curling bronze at Winter Olympics

Great Britain’s hopes of winning a first medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics were dashed in a 9-3 mixed doubles curling defeat to Sweden Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds hoped to bounce back from Monday’s semi-final defeat to Norway by repeating their round-robin win over the Swedes.But a brilliant shot by Almida De Val to score four for Sweden in the second end effectively ended the British pair’s chances of bronze.Hold your heads high Bruce and Jen 👏4th place on their Olympic debut 🥌#TeamGB | #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/SMkgzNIY9J— Team GB (@TeamGB) February 8, 2022It proved a crushing blow for Mouat and...
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Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds suffer heavy defeat in bronze medal match

Great Britain’s hopes of winning a first medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics were dashed in a 9-3 mixed doubles curling defeat to Sweden Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds hoped to bounce back from Monday’s semi-final defeat to Norway by repeating their round-robin win over the Swedes.But a brilliant shot by Almida De Val to score four for Sweden in the second end effectively ended the British pair’s chances of bronze.Hold your heads high Bruce and Jen 👏4th place on their Olympic debut 🥌#TeamGB | #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/SMkgzNIY9J— Team GB (@TeamGB) February 8, 2022Mouat and Dodds went into the Games as world champions while the Swedes were one of the favourites for gold. Read More Earth is being followed by a ‘Trojan asteroid’Liam Neeson reveals he fell in love with a ‘taken’ womanHow long it takes to see results when you start a new workout regime
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Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat set for bronze medal play-off after losing semi

Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat must settle for a bronze medal play-off after losing their Olympic mixed curling semi-final to Norway at the National Aquatics Centre in Beijing.The British pair led for more than half the match but it turned when Norwegian duo Kristin Skaslien and Marcus Nedregotten scored three points on their power-play in the sixth, then held on for a 6-5 win.Dodds and Mouat will have to swiftly shrug off their disappointment and prepare for a bronze medal match against Sweden on Tuesday afternoon.It’s the bronze medal match for Jen and Bruce, 6:05am tomorrow.#TeamGB | #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/6hTTBbtUCr— Team...
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Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat to regroup for bronze bid after losing semi-final

Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat face the painful task of regrouping for a shot at Olympic bronze after losing their mixed curling semi-final in a 6-5 defeat to Norway at the National Aquatics Centre in Beijing.The British pair looked in control for much of the match but it swung on a three-point Norwegian power-play in the sixth, which ultimately afforded Kristen Skaslien to roll in the decisive stone and clinch victory in the final end.Mouat and Dodds did not hide their disappointment in the wake of the contest but immediately sought to shift focus onto Tuesday afternoon’s match against Sweden...
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Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds ready to aim for curling final place on Monday

Great Britain’s mixed curling duo will fight for a place in the Olympic final in Beijing on Monday after confirming their place in the top four with one game of the round-robin phase to play.Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds exited the ice unaware of their achievement after a 6-2 defeat to Norway and were given the news having completed post-match interviews as they awaited a bus back to the Athletes’ Village.The British pair progressed because they boast a superior head-to-head record over two of the three teams with whom they could conceivably tie behind the round-robin leaders Italy.Smiling into...
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Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds seize ‘building block’ with curling win over Sweden at Ice Cube in Beijing

Curlers Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds felt at home on Olympic ice – right down to the pipers who serenaded them in – and were “chuffed” with their opening win in Beijing.The first Team GB athletes to compete at this Olympics, the Edinburgh duo came through a very scrappy mixed doubles opener against Sweden with a 9-5 victory.The reigning world champions were given a late scare when Oskar Eriksson created a chance to force an extra end at 8-5, but Almida De Val missed the regulation takeout.“It took us a while to figure out conditions and then we settled,” said...
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Curling: Jennifer Dodds hopes doubles title can spark Olympics bid

Jennifer Dodds says her gold at the World Curling mixed doubles championships can help secure Olympic qualification for the women's team. Dodds and Bruce Mouat defeated Norway in the final in Aberdeen to win Scotland's first ever world mixed doubles title. It secured Great Britain's place in the event at...
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