Niklas Edin aims for Swedish curling success in Sochi

On 7 April 2013 in Victoria (CAN), Niklas Edin and his fellow Swedes, Sebastian Kraupp, Fredrik Lindberg and Viktor Kjäll, secured a place in Swedish sporting history. By beating Brad Jacobs’ Canadian rink 8-6 in the final of the World Curling Championships, Sweden brought the home team’s three-year global reign to an end, having dominated the entire tournament.

In doing so, Edin and Co also became the first team to claim back-to-back European and world titles, having defeated neighbours Norway 8-5 four months earlier to secure the continental crown.

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