11. 12. 2010
After three years of falling at the last hurdle, Norway’s Thomas Ulsrud finally took European gold when he beat Denmark’s Rasmus Stjerne by 5-3 at the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships in Champery, Switzerland.
In the women’s section Sweden’s Stina Viktorsson beat Scotland’s Eve Muirhead by 8-6 in a high-class final to take gold and her first European crown.
Host nation Switzerland landed a bronze double when Mirjam Ott led their women’s team to a 9-5 win over Russia’s Ludmila Privivkova, and Christof Schwaller was a 7-4 winner over Germany’s Andy Kapp.
In the B Group, the results are as follows:
Men:1. Italy (Gold). Qualification for ECC 2011 A Group2. Latvia (Silver). Qualification for ECC 2011 A Group3. Ireland (Bronze).Women: 1.Czech Republic (Gold). Qualification ECC 2011 A Group and WWCC 2011 8th place2. Italy (Silver). Qualification for ECC 2011 A Group3. Austria (Bronze)
The 2011 European Curling Championships will be held in Moscow, Russia from December 2-10, 2011.