China enters wheelchair curling final at Winter Paralympics

Source: Xinhua| 2018-03-16 19:54:42|Editor: Zhou Xin
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China's Wang Haitao (front L) competes during the wheelchair curling semifinal match between China and Canada at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games at PyeongChang, South Korea, March 16, 2018. China won the match 4-3 and advanced to the final. (Xinhua/Xia Yifang)

PYEONGCHANG, March 16 (Xinhua) -- China became the first team to make it to the wheelchair curling final at the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games here on Friday.

China defeated Canada 4-3 in the Gangneung Curling Centre to book its place in the final. China is in search of its first-ever Winter Paralympics medal.

In the other semifinal, host South Korea was beaten 8-6 by world champion Norway despite the home crowd enthusiastically cheering their curlers.

KEY WORDS: curling