PEI coach guides South Korea to upset over Canada in women’s curling (CBC PEI)

The host nation upset the Canadian women’s curling team at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Wednesday with a little help from a P.E.I. coach.

Peter Gallant, coach of the national women’s team for South Korea, watched as they upset Canada in their Olympics opener on Wednesday. (Submitted by Peter Gallant)

Islander Peter Gallant, coach of the South Korean team, watched them win 8-6 over Canada’s Rachel Homan squad. The win over one of the favourites has the South Koreans thinking they could be in the medal hunt.

Gallant said he always thought they could win a medal, but that they’ll be taking it game by game.

“I think we believe we can be there towards the end of the week,” he said. “It’s a very tough field and obviously there is a long way to go.”

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