January 23, 2008

Pacific Junior Championships

The Pacific Junior Curling Championships were held January 16-20 in Jeonju, South Korea. China, Japan, Korea and New Zealand contested both junior men and junior women's titles, with one slot available in each division for the World Junior Championships.

So who will be going to Ostersund, Sweden, March 1-9? In the junior men's event, China beat Japan in the gold medal game. In the junior women's competition, Japan defeated China to go through. You can find all the scores from Jeonju here.

Scotland's Dor Borthwick was umpire at the event. Actually, if you look closely you can see her in the photo above!

Scotland's teams for Ostersund will be decided at the Scottish Junior Championships at the Dewar's Centre, Perth, February 6-10. The draw for the event is now on the RCCC website here.

Thanks to Dor Borthwick for the photo, which was taken by one of the volunteers at the event.

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