Jennifer Jones won gold Thursday, surviving a nail-biting curling final to defeat Sweden 6-3.
   
The Canadians stole two in the ninth after Sweden's Maria Prtytz wrecked her final shot.
   
The Winnipeg skip has now added the title to the world championship she won in 2008 as well as four Canadian crowns.
   
In the process, Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn McEwen matched Canadian skip Kevin Martin's feat of winning Olympic gold with a perfect 11-0 record.
   
It's Canada's second women's curling gold. The late Sandra Schmirler won the first in Nagano,Japan, in 1998.
     
Brad Jacobs' rink from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., tries for double Canadian curling gold Friday when he takes on two-time world champion David Murdoch of Britain.

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