1978 World Junior Curling Championships

The 1978 World Junior Curling Championships were held from March 10 to 17 in Grindelwald, Switzerland for men's teams only.[1]

1978 World Junior Curling Championships
Host cityGrindelwald, Switzerland
DatesMarch 10–17
Men's winner Canada (3rd title)
SkipPaul Gowsell
ThirdJohn Ferguson
SecondDouglas McFarlane
LeadKelly Stearne
Finalist Sweden (Thomas Håkansson)
« 1977
1979 »

TeamsEdit

Country Skip Third Second Lead Curling club
  Canada Paul Gowsell John Ferguson Douglas McFarlane Kelly Stearne
  Denmark Tommy Stjerne Oluf Olsen Steen Hansen Peter Andersen Hvidovre CC
  France Yves Tronc Pascal Pagliano Christophe Boan André Jouvent
  West Germany Rainer Schöpp Wolfgang Artinger Norbert Petrasch Christoph Falk
  Italy Massimo Alvera Franco Sovilla Stefano Morona Dennis Ghezze Cortina CC, Cortina d'Ampezzo
  Norway Sjur Loen Morten Søgaard Roar Rise Tom Søgaard Brumunddal CC, Oslo
  Scotland Colin Hamilton Douglas Edwardson Trevor Dodds David Ramsay Carrington CC, Edinburgh
  Sweden Thomas Håkansson Per Lindeman Lars Lindgren Erik Björemo Karlstads CK, Karlstad
  Switzerland Felix Luchsinger Thomas Grendelmeier Danny Strelif Ueli Bernauer
  United States Jeff Tomlinson Ted Purvis Curtis Fish Marc McCartney

Round robinEdit

Place Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Wins Losses
1   Canada * 8:5 3:5 7:5 6:5 8:4 7:4 6:4 9:4 6:2 8 1
2   Scotland 5:8 * 7:2 6:4 8:2 6:4 5:4 7:5 6:5 4:3 8 1
3   Sweden 5:3 2:7 * 4:8 3:4 7:5 8:6 7:5 5:4 8:2 6 3
4   Norway 5:7 4:6 8:4 * 8:6 3:2 4:7 7:4 9:3 12:2 5 4
4   United States 5:6 2:8 4:3 6:8 * 7:3 5:6 8:7 4:3 5:3 5 4
6   West Germany 4:8 4:6 5:7 2:3 3:7 * 8:7 6:5 9:5 8:4 4 5
7   Switzerland 4:7 4:5 6:8 7:4 6:5 7:8 * 7:6 13:3 5:6 4 5
8   Denmark 4:6 5:7 5:7 4:7 7:8 5:6 6:7 * 8:5 7:6 3 6
9   France 4:9 5:6 4:5 3:9 3:4 5:9 3:13 5:8 * 7:3 1 8
10   Italy 2:6 3:4 2:8 2:12 3:5 4:8 6:5 6:7 3:7 * 1 8
  Teams to playoffs
  Teams to tiebreaker

TiebreakerEdit

Team Final
  Norway 6
  United States 5

PlayoffsEdit

Semifinal Gold Medal Game
      
1   Canada 4
4   Norway 3
1   Canada 4
2   Sweden 2
2   Scotland 4
3   Sweden 5

Final standingsEdit

Place Team Games
played
Wins Losses
    Canada 11 10 1
    Sweden 11 7 4
    Scotland 10 8 2
4   Norway 11 6 5
5   United States 10 5 5
6   West Germany 9 4 5
7   Switzerland 9 4 5
8   Denmark 9 3 6
9   France 9 1 8
10   Italy 9 1 8

AwardsEdit

All-Star Team:

ReferencesEdit

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