PyeongChang 2018: Wheelchair curling schedule released

Hosts South Korea will open against the USA

Wheelchair curlers competing on the ice Stephen Emt of the USA delievers a stone © • Getty Images

World Curling has released the schedule for wheelchair curling competition at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, which begins 9 March.

The round-robin format will have matches from 10-15 March, followed by the semi-finals on 16 March and then the medal games on 17 March.

The first day (10 March) will feature four games in the afternoon session, highlighted by host nation South Korea taking on the USA, and reigning world champion Norway facing Great Britain.

Another four games will then follow in the evening.

From 11-15 March, each day will then see three sessions: morning, afternoon and evening.

The complete schedule can be found on World Curling’s website

The 12 teams going for medals in PyeongChang are: Norway, China, Canada, USA, South Korea, Great Britain, Switzerland, Finland, Germany, Slovakia, Sweden and a Neutral Paralympic Athletes team.

The Paralympic Winter Games take place in PyeongChang, South Korea from 9-18 March. Tickets can be purchased here.