Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Husband and wife curling team create Olympic history

Anastasia is becoming known for her passionate displays on the ice Anastasia is becoming known for her passionate displays on the ice
Sammy Stanley | 15 February, 2018, 12:18

Thankfully, Anastasia Bryzgalova, 25, was fine but it could have been so much worse.

One person described her as looking like a "freaking model".

Earlier, husband-and-wife team Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii beat Norway's Kristin Skaslien and Magnus Nedregotten 8-4 to take bronze.

PyeongChang 2018In the inaugural running at an Olympic Winter Games of mixed doubles competition in curling, the Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation rink swept their way to a bronze medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Things got tense after the sixth end with Norway threatening to make a comeback against Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii but they just couldn't pull off the comeback to make Olympic history.

The fall drew gasps from a stunned crowd. The event is making its Olympic debut in Pyeongchang.

Canada and Switzerland will now compete for the gold medal in mixed doubles curling Tuesday (6:05 a.m. ET, 8:05 p.m. local).

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Barcelona is first in La Liga , in the final of the Copa del Rey and is once again a contender to win the Champions League . Tapia praised the wealth of players Argentina have at their disposal but picked Messi out in particular.

Following her dazzling display of skill on the ice, many went ahead of themselves and compared her to the likes of Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox.

The pair married in June 2017 after sharing success in the sport.

But lest you think Anastasia is all looks and brawn, the athlete also comes equipped with a master's degree from the Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health.

The 2016 World Mixed Curling Champion uploaded the videos to her almost 10,000 followers this year.

Many are finding a new reason to root for curling in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Away from the ice rink, the athlete hones her figure with weightlifting in the gym and volleyball, delighting Instagram fans with her bikini-clad snaps on Instagram.

However, 168 evidently clean athletes are taking part under the banner of "Olympic Athlete from Russia", wearing neutral colours.

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