After two consecutive victories, against her country as well as for the gold medal in the World Cup China and Switzerland, Sweden lost something unexpected to Latvia in the third round of the Paralympics. Petersson-Dahl was occasionally outdone and the Latvians eventually managed to win 9-7.
But the Swedes retaliated hours later when the team faced one of the gold candidates, Forrest of Canada.
– Refers to the mental strength we can return to after half a bad effort. We talked between matches about just trying to focus on the next stone and taking responsibility for our mission and our efforts. We really did it against Canada, and I’m very proud of the gang, Filigo Peterson-Dahl tells SVT.
After subtracting 5-1 In the fourth round, Sweden approached its third victory in the championship. In the eighth and final round, captain Viligo Peterson Dahl stood for a powerful stone that meant Sweden’s victory. The final score was 6-3.
On Tuesday, Sweden meets Estonia and the United Kingdom.
– It looks like the figure is rising. It will be fun and cool to play two more games. These are matches we can definitely win if we play well.
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