[[2:24.7500]] Nihira Runner-Up at 2024 World Junior Curling Championships

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W: Korean National Curling Championship
Gangneung, KOR
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Draw: CF -- Sun, Jun 16 -- 11:00pm ET
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Gim (EE)
M: Korean National Curling Championship
Gangneung, KOR
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Draw: CF -- Mon, Jun 17 -- 4:00am ET
Park Final
Lee 10  (9)
M: Morioka City Mens Memorial Cup
Morioka, JPN
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Fujii (7)
M: Obihiro ICE Gold Cup
Obihiro, JPN
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Draw: CF -- Sun, Jun 9 -- 1:00am ET
Iida Final
Shibatani (8)
Hasegawa Final
Hirata 16  (5)
W: Obihiro ICE Gold Cup
Obihiro, JPN
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Draw: CF -- Sun, Jun 9 -- 1:00am ET
Tabata Final
Kawamura (8)
Ogihara Final
Nakagawa (7)
D: New Zealand Mixed Doubles Qualifier
Naseby, NZL
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Nihira Runner-Up at 2024 World Junior Curling Championships

Feb 17 - 24, 2024

Sapporo, Japan
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Fourth
Momoha
Tabata

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SKIP
Miku
Nihira

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Second
Sae
Yamamoto

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Lead
Mikoto
Nakajima

 
Games: 11  
Record: 8W - 3L  
PF/G: 7.23  
PA/G: 5.64  
Hammer Efficiency: 0.39  
Steal Defense: 0.17  
Force Efficiency: 0.58  
Steal Efficiency: 0.23  
Miku Nihira (Sapporo, JPN) lost 10-3 to Xenia Schwaller (Zurich, SUI) in the Final of the World Junior Curling Championships, held February 17 - 24, 2024 in Lohja, Finland. To advance to the championship game, Nihira won 8-5 over Torhild Bjoernstad (Oppdal, NOR) in the semifinals
 
Nihira finished 7-2 in the 10-team qualifying round. . In their opening game, Nihira defeated Moa Dryburgh (Stockholm, SWE) 7-6, then won 8-5 against Robyn Munro (Stirling, SCO) and 9-7 against Sara Messenzehl (Fuessen, GER). Nihira went on to lose 6-3 against Schwaller. Nihira lost 7-5 to Myla Plett (Sherwood Park, CAN) where Nihira responded with a 7-5 win over Zhuo Han (HARBIN, CHN). Nihira won 6-3 against Bjoernstad, then won 8-2 against Korea's Hanbyeol Park and 9-1 against Ilknur Urusan (Erzurum, TUR) in their final qualifying round match.
 
With their runner-up finish at the World Junior Curling Championships, Nihira take home 24.750 world rankings points. Nihira move up 7 spots after posting a net gain of 21 points improving upon their best 8 results so far this season, ranking 28th overall with 114.000 total points on the World Ranking Standings. Nihira ranks 28th overall on the Year-to-Date rankings with 114.000 points earned so far this season.
 

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