On the 30th, the second day of the curling Japan Championships, the men's and women's qualifying league was held, and last year's Beijing Olympic silver medalist Loco Solare lost to the Hokkaido Bank in the third round of the qualifying league, his first loss in this tournament. I drank

At the Japan Curling Championships held in Kitami City, Hokkaido, nine men's and women's teams compete in round-robin matches in qualifying leagues, with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs.

On the 30th, the second day of the tournament, a total of 12 matches were held for both men and women.In the women's event, Loco Solare, who won the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics and is aiming for her second consecutive victory at this tournament, competed in the morning match. They beat Hiroshima 18-0, making it their second consecutive win.

Loco Solare, who faced Hokkaido Bank in the third match of the afternoon, stole two goals in the third end with an unfavorable opening to take a three-point lead.

However, in the 4th end, there was an accident in which Satsuki Fujisawa, the skipper, slipped and fell while throwing a stone.

Due in part to this accident, Loco Solare, who scored 3 points in the 4th end, was forced to take the lead by the opponent after that.

In the ninth end, the score was tied 6-6, and in the final 10th end, Hokkaido Bank struggled with accurate shots. We lost to 8 and suffered our first loss in this tournament.

Hokkaido Bank Skip Tabata "Another self-confidence"

Hokkaido Bank's skip player Momoka Tabata said, "This gave us another confidence boost. In order to aim higher, we must always be able to win. We still have a long way to go." .