Canadian men, behind Kevin Martin, win Olympic curling gold medal with 6-3 victory over NorwayBy Janie Mccauley, AP
Saturday, February 27, 2010
Canadian men defeat Norway to win curling gold
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Canada has won the gold medal in men’s curling, with Kevin Martin’s team defeating a Norwegian squad that charmed the Olympics with its celebrated flamboyant pants.
The 6-3 victory Saturday gave Canada its 13th gold medal, matching the mark for the most by any nation at a Winter Olympics.
The Canadians added another thrilling finish to their remarkable second-half medal haul at home that lifted the nation to the top of the gold standings.
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