Great Britain secured their first medal at Beijing 2022 as the men’s curling team beat the United States


ritain is guaranteed to win his first Olympic Winter Games medal after the men’s curling team beat the United States in a hard-fought men’s curling semifinal.

Facing the only team Bruce Mouat’s side had lost to in the round-robin phase, USA also pushed them to the last stone, skipping John Shuster with a takedown attempt that gone wrong to finally give Team GB something to celebrate on the 13th day of action.

The 8-4 final scoreline didn’t tell the whole story of a tight last-four encounter between the reigning world champions and Olympic champions.

This guarantees at least a silver medal for Britain and ensures the 50-man team will endure a Winter Games without a medal for the first time since 1992.

Mouat, along with Grant Hardie, Hammy McMillan and Bobby Lammie will face Sweden in Saturday’s squad, a team they have already beaten in the group stage, in a game just days from Rhona Martin’s 20th birthday skipping the Grande Britain to gold in the women’s team event.

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