1998 World Junior Curling Championships

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1998 World Junior Curling Championships
Host cityThunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
ArenaThunder Bay Tournament Centre
DatesMarch 21–29, 1998
Men's winner Canada
SkipJohn Morris
ThirdCraig Savill
SecondAndy Ormsby
LeadBrent Laing
AlternateBrad Gushue
CoachEarle Morris
Finalist Scotland (Garry MacKay)
Women's winner Canada
SkipMelissa McClure
ThirdNancy Toner
SecondBrigitte McClure
LeadBethany Toner
AlternateJulie Webb
Finalist Japan (Akiko Katoh)
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1998 World Junior Men's Championship banner (left) awarded to Team Canada.

The 1998 STAR CHOICE World Junior Curling Championships were held in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada March 21–29.

Men's[edit]

Country Skip Wins Losses
 Canada John Morris 9 0
 Germany Sebastian Stock 6 3
 Scotland Garry MacKay 6 3
  Switzerland Ralph Stöckli 6 3
 Japan Makoto Tsuruga 5 4
 Sweden Henrik Edlund 5 4
 United States Andy Roza 5 4
 England Mark Copperwheat 2 7
 Denmark Kasper Wiksten 1 8
 Finland Juha Pekaristo 0 9


Playoffs[edit]

  Semi-final     Final
                 
  1  Canada 9  
  4   Switzerland 3    
      1  Canada 5
      3  Scotland 3
  2  Germany 4    
  3  Scotland 9   Bronze medal
 
2  Germany 4
  4   Switzerland 6

Women's[edit]

Country Skip Wins Losses
 Japan Akiko Katoh 8 1
 Canada Melissa McClure 7 2
 Scotland Julia Ewart 6 3
 Sweden Matilda Mattsson 5 4
 United States Hope Schmitt 5 4
  Switzerland Silvana Tirinzoni 4 5
 France Audé Bénier 4 5
 Norway Marianne Rørvik 3 6
 Germany Katja Weisser 2 7
 Denmark Louise Jensen 0 9

Tiebreaker[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

  Semi-final     Final
                 
  1  Japan 8  
  4  Sweden 7    
      1  Japan 3
      2  Canada 11
  2  Canada 6    
  3  Scotland 4   Bronze medal
 
3  Scotland 5
  4  Sweden 6

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