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Two days before the official opening of the Games competitions started the jumpers from a springboard and Curling teams. The Russian team, composed of Anastasia Bryzgalova and Alexander krushelnitsky, in the first match lost to Americans with the account 3:9. USA was represented by Becky and Matt Hamilton.

Coach Vasily Gudin explained the defeat of admitted gross errors. “Everything depended on the first throw. The opponent is allowed to improve, but our mistakes were so that no chance remained. For the match with Norway, I hope, will recover. Athletes have no mood to speak to reporters, they are a little off to remember him and comes to. Need to draw conclusions from the defeat and pass a drug test”, — quotes RT gudina .

In the first round also Korean team with the score 9:4 won against Finland, Canada lost to Norway 6:9, and the Swiss defeated with the score 7:5 national team of China. The next competitions in the mixed doubles will be held on Thursday, February 8. Team Russia will play against Norway.