World Women’s Curling Championship 2023 Standings: Canada in second after opening weekend of tournament play

The World Women’s Curling Championship is in full swing and Canada is in a great position after the tournament’s opening weekend.

Kerri Einarson and her team are in Sweden this week to represent Canada on the international stage. The crew have their sights set on a gold medal the country has not won since 2018.

After their first games, Canada are in second place with a 4-1 record after Monday’s game. The team has victories against Scotland, Italy, Norway and Sweden, and the only defeat came from the United States.

The defending champions from Switzerland are in first place and are the only undefeated team on their record. Silvana Tirinzoni and her Swiss ice rink are aiming for a four-man win at the women’s world championships.

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The Sporting News informed you about the latest table update.

2023 Women’s Curling World Championship Rankings

13 teams make up the field at the 2023 Women’s Curling World Championship.

Each team played each of the other contestants, resulting in 12 games of round-robin play. After the round-robin was completed, the top six teams advanced to the playoffs.

The two top seeds had a bye to the semi-finals, with teams Nos. 3-6 taking part in the qualifiers. The winners of these two games advanced to the semifinals and the winner of the two semifinals played in the gold medal game. The losers of the semifinals played for bronze.

Here are the latest rankings:

team games wins losses
Switzerland 5 5 0
Canada 5 4 1
Italy 5 3 2
Japan 5 3 2
Korea 5 3 2
Norway 5 3 2
Denmark 4 2 2
Germany 4 2 2
Sweden 4 2 2
USA 5 2 3
Scotland 5 1 4
Turkey 5 1 4
New Zealand 5 0 5

Who will represent Canada at the 2023 World Women’s Curling Championships?

The winner of this year’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts will determine who will represent Canada on the world stage. This is Kerri Einarson’s team for 2023.

Einarson’s crew have represented the country in the last two tournaments in the World Women’s Curling Championship. Here is a list of the team:

  • Skip: Kerry Einarson
  • Third: Val Sweeting
  • Second: Shannon Birchard
  • To lead: brian harris
  • Exchange: Kristen Karwacki

Odds for the 2023 World Women’s Curling Championship

Einarson’s rink goes into the 2023 tournament as favorites. According to Sports Interaction, Canada is +147 to win the World Cup.

Here are the remaining pre-tournament odds for the field.

team opportunities
Canada +147
Switzerland +190
South Korea +524
Japan +677
Sweden +742
USA +1800
Denmark +2000
Scotland +4200
Italy +5100
Norway +5100
Germany +5100
Turkey +18900
New Zealand +37900

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