Linda Joó and Lörinc Tatár from Hungary wins WCT Latvian Mixed Doubles Curling Cup II of season 2022/2023 – CONGRATULATIONS!
There were teams from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Denmark and Canada in the field. All teams were divided in 4 groups and after round-robin games best two teams from each group kept fighting for the podium.
L.Joó / L.Tatár (HUN) finished round-robin with no losses. In the quarter final they were stronger than Latvian champions in mixed doubles juniors K.Gaidule / R.R.Buncis. Hungarian team played semi-final against team from Canada L.Knowles / P.Michaud. After lost 5 points in the first end Hungarians made a nice come back and well deserved place in the final. The final was very close with nice shots. With accurate last Lörinc shot Hungarians got their 2 points and won the game.
After the game Lörinc Tatár said: We would like to thank the organizers, icemakers and umpires for the very-well organized event, it was definitely a great opportunity for each participant to play a lot of games. Although, the ice was changing a bit throughout the competition, it was quite consistent during each game and I think we managed to read the ice very well, which gave us the edge in most of the games. To conclude, we are happy to having won the event unbeaten, it was a crucial step in our preparation for the upcoming World’s Championships and we are looking forward to playing here in Riga next season!
Julie and Vit from Czech Republic got bronze place without throwing any rock. Unfortunately team from Canda have to get to the plane.
Good luck for some teams in World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship and we hope to see every team on the participants list next year!
We say thank you for support Latvian Curling association and Intervals Latvija!