[[1:67.6459]] Edin Wins World Mens Curling Championship

Edin Wins World Mens Curling Championship

Mar 30 - Apr 8, 2018

Karlstad, Sweden
Games: 14  
Record: 13W - 1L  
PF/G: 7.66  
PA/G: 4.44  
Hammer Efficiency: 0.46  
Steal Defense: 0.14  
Force Efficiency: 0.87  
Steal Efficiency: 0.15  
Niklas Edin (Karlstad, SWE) won 7-3 over Brad Gushue (St. John's, CAN) in the Final of the World Mens Curling Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. Advancing directly to the semifinals, Edin won 9-8 over Chang-Min Kim (Uiseong, KOR) to advance to the championship game.
Niklas Edin (Karlstad, SWE) went 11-1 in the 13 team qualifying round. In their opening game, Edin defeated Alexander Baumann (Baden-Baden, GER) 6-5, then won 7-3 against Marc Pfister (Adelboden, SUI) and 5-2 against Jaap van Dorp (Zoetermeer, NED). Edin won 7-6 against Bruce Mouat (Edinburgh, SCO). Edin won 5-4 against Kim. Edin won 7-2 against Rich Ruohonen (Seattle, USA). Edin lost their next game 5-3 to Steffen Walstad (Oppdal, NOR). Edin responded with a 9-4 win over Joel Retornaz (Trentino, ITA). Edin won 10-2 against De Jia Zou (Harbin, CHN). Edin won 7-3 against Alexey Timofeev (Moscow, RUS). Edin won 6-5 against Gushue. Edin won 7-3 against Masaki Iwai (Hokkaido, JPN) in their final qualifying round match.
For winning the World Mens Curling Championship Championship title, Edin earned 67.646 world rankings points along with the $13CDN first prize cheque, remaining in 1th place overall on the World Ranking Standings with a net gain of -992.775 after improving upon their best so far this season. Edin ranks 2th overall on the Year-to-Date rankings with 479.524 points earned so far this season.
--Profile:9549--Week:35--TeamID:108790--Last Year:[|]--Event Count:[|]--Rank:[1|1]--Points:[993.775|1018.28|net:-992.775]

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