So, who's going to Vierumäki? Scotland's representatives for the first World Mixed Doubles Championship in Finland in March will be decided this weekend at the Murrayfield rink. Eighteen teams are taking part in four sections, starting today (Friday) at 12.30 with the playoffs on Sunday. The results will be here.
The World event now has its own website here. Twenty-nine countries are down to take part, including Brazil, the first time that a country from South America has competed in a WCF event! Scotland is in the Green group with Brazil as well as Australia, Russia, Czech Republic, Spain, Norway, Germany and Latvia.
The draw can be downloaded here.
So what to look forward to at the World Mixed Doubles? The special events page states: 'At Vierumäki you can participate in exotic adventures, do a variety of sports or just relax amidst a range of recreational activities. Vierumäki is also known for its wide culinary offering: you can enjoy sumptuous meals at our wilderness lodges or fine restaurants, or just treat yourself to some refreshing pastries at one of our cafés.' This description accompanies a pic of a sausage barbeque in the snow!
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