The Swedish women won the gold medal in the final match of curling on Sunday, beating South Korea 8-3 in nine ends to leave them with the silver, their first-ever Olympic medal in the sport. Sweden took control of the match by stealing a point in back-to-back ends, even though Korea had the advantage known as the hammer. After Korea took just one point in the sixth, Swedish skip Anna Hasselborg delivered a takeout on her final rock of the seventh to score three points and open a 7-2 lead. The Koreans picked up one point in the eighth, but when they couldn’t keep the Swedes from scoring in the ninth, they conceded.
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