Gushue advances to final at Pan Continental Curling Championship | CBC Sports
Canada’s Brad Gushue downed Japan’s Riku Yanagisawa 8-2 on Saturday in the men’s semifinal of the Pan Continental Curling Championships in Calgary.
Gushue’s rink from St. John’s will take on third-seed Byeongjin Jeong of South Korea in Sunday’s gold-medal game.
The South Koreans defeated second-seed Korey Dropkin of the United States 9-6 to lock up a spot in the tournament’s final.
Japan conceded after the eighth end when Canada stole a single point.
The men’s bronze-medal game between the United States and Japan was later Saturday.
Canada’s Kerri Einarson is facing third-seeded Satsuki Fujisawa of Japan in the women’s semifinals.
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