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Scotland beats Denmark to claim world curling bronze

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The Canadian Press
4/7/2013 6:08:55 PM
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VICTORIA -- Scotland's David Murdoch claimed the bronze medal at the world men's curling championships.

Murdoch's Aberdeen rink beat Rasmus Stjerne of Denmark 7-6 at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria.

The Scots clinched the win by scoring three points in the eighth end to go up 7-4 before Denmark counted two in the ninth and Murdoch blanked the 10th.

Scotland and Denmark were both relegated to the bronze-medal game after losing to Canada's Brad Jacobs on Saturday. The Canadians beat the Scots in the semifinal after downing Denmark in the Page 3-4 playoff game.

Canada will face Sweden later today in the gold medal game. Jacobs' Northern Ontario rink is attempting to give Canada its fourth consecutive world crown.

David Murdoch (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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