Curling in History

Events in Sport

  • 1832-01-02 1st Curling club in US (Orchard Lake Curling Club) opens
  • 1920-12-19 1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass)

Olympic Games1st Winter Olympics

1924-01-30 Great Britain clinch inaugural Olympic curling gold medal with a 46-4 win over France at the Chamonix Games

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Einar Landvik, Nordic skiier from Norway, competes in the first-ever Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, 1924
Einar Landvik, Nordic skiier from Norway, competes in the first-ever Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, 1924
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  • 1932-01-07 1st game played at Orchard Lake Curling Club, Mich
  • 1957-03-28 1st National Curling Championship held
  • 1973-02-06 Bernice Fekete skips her curling rink to 2nd straight 8-ender, Edm
  • 2013-03-24 Scotland defeats Sweden to win the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship
  • 2013-04-07 Sweden wins the 2013 World Men's Curling Championship defeating Canada
  • 2014-02-20 Canada beats Sweden, 6-3 in final to become first women's curling team to go through the Olympics undefeated as they win Sochi gold medal; first Manitoba based team to win Olympic gold
  • 2014-02-21 Canada take the curling double at the Sochi Winter Olympics beating Great Britain, 9-3 in the final; also win women's gold medal
  • 2018-02-13 After winning Olympic gold in the women's curling in Sochi (2014), Canadian Kaitlyn Lawes wins the mixed doubles with dual gold medallist John Morris in Pyeongchang