The women’s curling at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics starts today, and it promises to be a fierce competition with Sweden and Canada looking for the teams to beat.
Team USA is in the mix, although they aren’t one of the betting favorites with the best Vegas sportsbooks.
But with a lot of strong teams likely to be beating each other in the round-robin stage, Tabitha Peterson’s USA team could find a route through to the semi-final, and from there, anything could happen.
2022 Beijing Olympics; Women’s Curling Format
There are 10 nations competing at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in women’s curling.
The ten nations competing are:-
The nations will play each other in a round-robin format, with the top 4 qualifying for the semi-finals.
The winners of the semi-finals proceed to the final, with the two losers playing off in a third-place play-off for the bronze medal.
If any teams finish level on wins in the round-robin table, the team that won the head-to-head match between the two-level teams in the round-robin takes the higher position.
The round-robin stage starts today, February 10th, and finishes on February 17th. The playoffs schedule is:-
Dean has a strong affinity for the English Premier League and cricket, but his extensive understanding of sports allows him to discuss a wide range of athletic topics. Previously, Dean has explored the world to attend events such as the FIFA World Cup and Ashes cricket matches, but currently, he prefers to enjoy sports from the coziness of his home.