Manitoba wins gold in curling, ringette at Canada Games
Team Manitoba defeats Ontario in both men's curling and ringette in Prince George, B.C.
Manitoba's ringette and men's curling teams are coming home with gold medals from the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C.
In men's curling, Team Manitoba defeated Ontario 10-2 in the gold medal draw on Friday evening, according to the Canada Games website. British Columbia won the bronze medal game.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CGCurling?src=hash">#CGCurling</a> GOLD MEDAL shock and excitement here in <a href="https://twitter.com/CityofPG">@CityofPG</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoToba?src=hash">#GoToba</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HerdofUs?src=hash">#HerdofUs</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/2015CanadaGames">@2015CanadaGames</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/curlmanitoba">@curlmanitoba</a> <a href="http://t.co/LrPlJ2qPpV">pic.twitter.com/LrPlJ2qPpV</a>—@TeamToba
Just hours earlier, the province's ringette team ousted Ontario 6-4 to win gold. New Brunswick captured the bronze.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CGRingette?src=hash">#CGRingette</a> GOLD MEDAL <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HerdofUs?src=hash">#HerdofUs</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoToba?src=hash">#GoToba</a> <a href="http://t.co/5CbMQxpsfz">pic.twitter.com/5CbMQxpsfz</a>—@TeamToba
The winning ringette team is expected to arrive back in Winnipeg on Saturday.
The latest victories bring Manitoba's medal haul to six, all of them gold.
Also scoring gold medals are Tyson Langelaar in long-track speed skating (mass start male) and Krista Hildebrand in target shooting air pistol (individual female).
In the medal standings, Manitoba is in the middle of the pack. Leading the way are Quebec with a total of 81 medals, followed by Ontario with 42 and British Columbia with 40.