Russia's women curling team beat Sweden 10-1 on the ninth day of the Olympics in Vancouver, handing the Swedes their first defeat after four wins in the round robin competition.
The match ended after the 7th end due to concession as Russia's win became undoubted.
This is the second win for the Russian women curlers since the start of the competition. The team defeated Denmark 7-3 on the second day of curling at the Olympics.
Russia's win soared the country from the bottom of the curling table to the sixth position.
In other women's games on February 20, U.S. beat Britain 6-5, Switzerland defeated Denmark 8-7, and Germany lost to China 7-9.
MOSCOW, February 21 (RIA Novosti)