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Gushue, Einarson win Canadian mixed doubles curling championship in Calgary

Team Einarson/Gushue skip Kerri Einarson, left, and third Brad Gushue pose with the trophy after defeating Team Sahaidak/Lott at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship final in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, March 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue won a Canadian mixed doubles curling championship Thursday with a 9-6 win over Colton Lott and Kadriana Sahaidak.

Einarson of Gimli, Man., and Gushue of St. John’s, N.L., claimed $50,000 in prize money and will represent Canada at the world mixed doubles championship May 17-23 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Watch below: Some Global News videos about Kerri Einarson.

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Einarson won her second curling title of 2021 after defending her national women’s crown at last month’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Lott and Sahaidak collected $30,000 as the runners-up, while bronze medallists John Morris and Danielle Schmiemann pocketed $20,000 for third place.

Gushue and Einarson advanced to the final with a 7-6 semifinal victory over Morris and Schmiemann earlier Thursday.

Watch below: Some Global News videos about Brad Gushue.

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