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Men’s curling standings at 2022 Beijing Olympics

Team USA looks to defend their gold medal from Pyeongchang, but will face plenty of stiff competition from across the globe.

Matt Hamilton, Christopher Plys, John Landsteiner and John Shuster of Team United States celebrate their victory against Team ROC during the Men’s Round Robin Session on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at National Aquatics Centre on February 09, 2022 in Beijing, China. Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Men’s curling at the 2022 Beijing Olympics follows the standard format of all major international competitions, with all 10 teams facing each other in a round-robin competition.

The United States will be looking to retain their gold medal with a team skipped by John Shuster, the formerly-maligned five-time Olympian that became a gold medalist thanks to an unstoppable run towards the end of the competition in Pyeongchang four years ago.

His third will be Chris Plys, who participated in mixed doubles with Vicky Persinger and finished with a 3-6 mark. Matt Hamilton and John Landsteiner were part of Shuster’s gold medal winning team in 2018 and are back in their roles as second and lead respectively.

After all 10 teams play each other in a round-robin format, the top four will advance to the semifinals on Thursday, February 17th.

Here are the final standings of the curling competition at the 2022 Beijing Olympics:

Great Britain: 8-1 *
Sweden: 7-2 *
Canada: 5-4*
USA: 5-4*
China: 4-5
ROC: 4-5
Norway: 4-5
Switzerland: 4-5
Italy: 3-6
Denmark: 1-8

* Qualified for medal round