Olympic curling medallists coming to Summerside

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For Grand Slam of Curling Players’ Championship

SUMMERSIDE – Several of the 2014 Olympic curling medallists from around the world will be in Summerside to take part in the Grand Slam of Curling Players’ Championship at Eastlink Arena from April 15 to 20.

The men’s gold-medallists from Canada, skipped by Brad Jacobs, have confirmed their attendance. The Jacobs rink currently sits in first place in the World Curling Tour’s Order of Merit ranking system.

On the women’s side, the Olympic gold-medallists from Canada, led by skip Jennifer Jones, will also be competing in Summerside. After becoming the first female curling team in history to go undefeated at an Olympics, they will be looking to continue their dominance at the Players’ Championship.

Also confirmed for the Grand Slam of Curling Players’ Championship are the men’s Olympic bronze-medallists from Sweden skipped by Niklas Edin, as well as the women’s Olympic silver-medallists from Sweden, skipped by Margaretha Sigfridsson, and Eve Muirhead, who skipped the Olympic bronze-medallists from Great Britain.

Tournament passes are now on sale at the Credit Union Place box office.

Organizations: Credit Union Place

Geographic location: Summerside, Canada, Sweden

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