Russia’s Anna Sidorova picked up the 9-8 victory over Canada’s Chelsea Carey to capture the bronze medal Sunday at the World Women’s Curling Championship.
Sidorova started things off with a deuce in the first end, however Carey managed two in the second. Russia picked up a single in the third. In the fourth, Russia managed to pull ahead 4-2 and then Sidorova added another in the fifth.
Carey scored a deuce to make it 5-4 in the sixth and then completed the comeback on a steal of two in the seventh. A tap in the eighth scored Russia three for an 8-6 lead.
Carey countered with a double takeout for a deuce in the ninth to tie 8-8. But, it was Sidorova who hit a simple tap in the 10th to clinch the victory.
It was the third meeting between the two rinks throughout the tournament with Sidorova winning in the round robin as well as 3-4 Page playoff.
It’s also the third straight bronze medal win for Russia.