Canada loses to Austria in qualifier at world mixed doubles

The Canadian Press

4/29/2014 6:15:06 PM

DUMFRIES -- Canada dropped a 7-6 decision to Austria in a quarter-final qualification game Tuesday at the world mixed doubles curling championship.

Wayne and Cindy Tuck of Ilderton, Ont., closed out round-robin play earlier in the day with a 7-3 win over Finland but needed a win over Austria to reach the final eight.

Austria will play Switzerland in the next round.

Canada finished second in the Group B standings with a 7-1 record while Austria was third in Group A at 5-3.

The medal round is scheduled for Wednesday at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.