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Switzerland battles Sweden for men's World Curling championship

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Switzerland battles Sweden for men's World Curling championship
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Switzerland will meet Sweden today in the championship game of the World Junior Men's Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland while Scotland will battle Canada in the junior women's division.

In Friday's men's division playoff round Sweden defeated Switzerland 7-5 and Canada eliminated Norway 10-4.

Saturday's action saw Switzerland bounce Canada 6-5 and gain the championship match.

Canada will face Norway in today's bronze-medal game.

In the women's division Scotland defeated Russia 7-6 to advance to the championship and Canada downed Sweden 9-6. Canada followed that win with a 9-8 victory over Russia which earned the rink a match against Scotland for the title.

Russia will battle Sweden today for the bronze medal.

Pioneer staff reports
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