CALGARY — Canada’s Brad Gushue gained the primary males’s Pan Continental Curling Championship on Sunday with an 11-3 win over South Korea’s Byeongjin Jeong.
Gushue and his workforce from St. John’s, N.L., scored two factors within the opening finish, 4 within the fourth and stole three within the fifth to dominate the ultimate.
South Korea shook palms after eight ends. After a loss to the US to begin the event, Gushue gained eight in a row en path to the title.
The World Curling Federation launched the Pan Continental this yr as a world championship qualifier for all international locations exterior of Europe.
Groups that completed within the high 5 secured 2023 world championship berths for his or her international locations. The Canadian males have an computerized entry because the host nation of the boys’s occasion in Ottawa.
Canada’s Kerri Einarson was scheduled to play the US for bronze on Sunday afternoon. Japan was to face South Korea for girls’s gold.