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Canada set for playoff showdown with Norway at mixed doubles worldsCanada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant won their final preliminary matches Thursday at the world mixed doubles curling championship to finish second in their group and set up a playoff showdown with Norway.

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The Canadian Press(Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)

Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant won their final preliminary matches Thursday at the world mixed doubles curling championship to finish second in their group and set up a playoff showdown with Norway.

Peterman and Gallant, who were already guaranteed a playoff berth heading into the final day of round-robin games, thumped Australia 10-2 and downed the United States 8-5 to finish second in Group B at 8-1.

Scotland also won both of its matches Thursday to finish atop the group at 9-0 and book a spot directly into the semifinals.

Norway was one of three teams to finish atop the Group A standings at 7-2, but finished behind Switzerland and Sweden in the tiebreaking draw shot challenge.

WATCH l Canada eliminates U.S. with Peterman's incredible triple:

Canada eliminates U.S. with Peterman's incredible triple

12 hours agoDuration 1:12Jocelyn Peterman scored a triple with an angle-raise in the sixth end, as Canada eliminated the United States with an 8-5 win at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Geneva.More curling coverage

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