VCC curler repeats as Brazilian mixed doubles champion

Marcio Cerquinho

VCC curler Marcio Cerquinho has won the Brazilan mixed doubles championship for the second year running, capturing the title with Aline Goncalves in Toronto, Nov. 15-19. They now advance to the World Mixed Doubles Championship, April 21-28 in Sweden. Cerquiho will also be on the Brazilian men's team that is challenging Canada, skipped by Glenn Howard, for an Americas' spot in the world men's event. The best-of-five challenge takes place during the Continental Cup, Jan. 11-14 in London, Ontario.