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Bottcher’s triple in 10th end not enough as Russia overtakes Canada at world championships

Bottcher’s triple in 10th end not enough as Russia overtakes Canada at world championships

Canada’s Brendan Bottcher lost an 8-7 decision to Russia’s Sergey Glukhov on Wednesday afternoon at the BKT Tires & OK Tire World Men’s Curling Championship.

Bottcher made a double out to score three runs in the 10th end to force an extra end.

Glukhov used a hammer to make a winning draw for the win.

Canada will face defending champion Niklas Edin of Sweden in the evening.

Canada fell to 7-3 in the round robin while Russia improved to 8-2.

The top six teams from the 14-team competition will make the playoffs.

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