The Japanese curling championship held in Kitami City, Hokkaido, was officially practiced before the match started on the 22nd, and Loco Solare's Satsuki Fujisawa, who won the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics women's, said, "You can enjoy it. I want to play a match, "he said with enthusiasm.

The Japanese curling championship was held in Tokoro-cho, Kitami City on the 21st, after official practice, and then a press conference was held by skipping the men's and women's teams.

Of these, Loco Solare has five members, including Skip Fujisawa and Chinami Yoshida, who actively communicate for about an hour while carefully checking the slippage of ice and the bending of stones. Was there.

At the subsequent joint press conference, Fujisawa stated his enthusiasm, saying, "We have received the support of many people this season, so we would like to have a game that we can enjoy with gratitude."

He said, "I think the team's responsiveness and flexibility have definitely improved one more technically since the end of the Olympics, so I'd like to show you that."

The tournament will be a round-robin league match with 9 teams each for men and women, and the top 4 teams will compete in the playoffs, and the final will be held on the 29th of this month.

Loco Solare, which is the focus of attention, will play against Chubu Electric Power, which participated in the World Championship in March, in the first match that will be held from 9 am on the 22nd, and NHK will broadcast the match live on BS1.