1996 Pacific Curling Championships

The 1996 Pacific Curling Championships were held from November 26 to 29 in Sydney, Australia.

1996 Pacific Curling Championships
Host citySydney, Australia
DatesNovember 26–29
Men's winner Australia
Curling clubSydney Harbour CC, Sydney
SkipHugh Millikin
ThirdGerald Chick
SecondStephen Johns
LeadStephen Hewitt
Finalist Japan (Hiroshi Sato)
Women's winner Japan
SkipMayumi Ohkutsu
ThirdAkiko Katoh
SecondYukari Kondo
LeadYoko Mimura
AlternateAkemi Niwa
Finalist Australia (Lynn Hewitt)
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Australia won the men's event over Japan (it was the sixth Pacific title for the Australian men). On the women's side, Japan defeated Australia in the final (it was the fifth Pacific title for the Japanese women).

By virtue of winning, the Australian men's team and the Japanese women's team qualified for the 1997 World Men's and Women's Curling Championships in Bern, Switzerland.

It was the first appearance at the Pacific championships for the men's and women's teams of South Korea.

MenEdit

TeamsEdit

Country Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Coach Curling club
  Australia Hugh Millikin Gerald Chick Stephen Johns Stephen Hewitt Sydney Harbour CC, Sydney
  Japan Hiroshi Sato Makoto Tsuruga Kazuhito Hori Shinya Abe Hirohumi Kudo
  South Korea Park Kwon-il Song He-dong Lee Jac-in Kim Chang-gyu
  New Zealand Peter Becker Sean Becker Jim Allan Ross A. Stevens Lorne De Pape Edwin Harley

Round RobinEdit

Place Country Skip         Wins Losses
1   Australia Hugh Millikin * 9:8
3:6
14:0
7:4
31:2
13:1
5 1
2   Japan Hiroshi Sato 8:9
6:3
* 9:6
11:3
13:1
15:7
5 1
3   New Zealand Peter Becker 0:14
4:7
6:9
3:11
* 20:1
14:7
2 4
4   South Korea Park Kwon-il 2:31
1:13
1:13
7:15
1:20
7:14
* 0 6
  Teams to playoffs

PlayoffsEdit

Semifinal Final
      
  Australia 7
  Japan 4
  Japan 8
  New Zealand 4

Semifinal

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Japan (Hiroshi Sato)   2 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 X 8
  New Zealand (Peter Becker) 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 4

Final

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Japan (Hiroshi Sato) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 X 4
  Australia (Hugh Millikin)   0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 X 7

Final StandingsEdit

Place Country Skip GP W L
    Australia Hugh Millikin 7 6 1
    Japan Hiroshi Sato 7 5 2
    New Zealand Peter Becker 7 2 5
4   South Korea Park Kwon-il 6 0 6

WomenEdit

TeamsEdit

Country Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Curling club
  Australia Lynn Hewitt Linda Carter-Watts Ellen Weir Lyn Greenwood Christine Traquair Victoria Curling Association
  Japan Mayumi Ohkutsu Akiko Katoh Yukari Kondo Yoko Mimura Akemi Niwa
  South Korea Lee So-jung Lee Hyun-jung Lee Im-sum Lim Jung-min
  New Zealand Patsy Inder Helen Greer Wendy Becker Kylie Petherick Karen Rawcliffe

Round RobinEdit

Place Country Skip         Wins Losses
1   Japan Mayumi Ohkutsu * W:L
W:L
-
-
-
-
? ?
2   Australia Lynn Hewitt L:W
L:W
* 7:3
L:W
14:5
15:4
3 3
2   New Zealand Patsy Inder -
-
3:7
W:L
* -
-
3 3
4   South Korea Lee So-jung -
-
5:14
4:15
-
-
* ? ?
  Team to final
  Teams to tie-break
"-" – no data about game result

Tie-breakEdit

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Australia (Lynn Hewitt) 10
  New Zealand (Patsy Inder) 7

FinalEdit

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Australia (Lynn Hewitt) L
  Japan (Mayumi Ohkutsu) W

Final StandingsEdit

Place Country Skip GP W L
    Japan Mayumi Ohkutsu 7 ? ?
    Australia Lynn Hewitt 8 4 4
    New Zealand Patsy Inder 7 3 4
4   South Korea Lee So-jung 6 ? ?

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