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Russia's curling team unveils crazy trousers

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Russia's curling team unveils crazy trousers
The Russian (left) and Norwegian (right) curling teams sporting their brightest trousers - Photo: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP and Loudmouth Golf
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Russia's curling team unveiled floral strides to rival anything sported by Norway's team (which has found fame world-wide with its eye-catching costumes. But it didn't stop them losing on Tuesday 9-8.
The Russian curling team may have lost their qualifier against Great Britain on Monday 7-4, but they easily won out on their outfits, despite the long tradition of colourful tartan 'trews' in Scotland, where all of the British team hail from. 
 
But on Tuesday afternoon, the Russian team returned to a more subdued appearance when they went head to head with their Norwegian rivals, who as ever pulled out a vibrant new outfit. 
 
In the end Norway beat their Olympic hosts 9-8 in a close-run match, adding to the 7-4 victory it scored against the US team on Monday. 
 
Here's the outfit the Norwegian team sported in their match against Russia: 
 
 
Here's the outfit their showed off before the games began: 

And here's what the Russian team wore on Monday: 

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