Valgeir Gudbjartsson

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

 

Team competition finalized on the 7 September 2022

 

Finalists and medals as follow:

 

Results from Boys Teams:

 

Semi-finals:

Finland 1004 – Slovakia 745

Sweden 857 – Malta 781

 

Finals:

Finland 831 – Sweden 807

 

Bronze goes to Slovakia and Malta

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to Finland

 

Results from the Girls doubles:

 

Semi-finals:

Frnace 750 – Finland 692

Sweden 692 – Norway 636

 

Finals:

France 751 – Sweden 743

 

Bronze goes to Finland and Norway

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to France

Further info if needed see results here.

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

 

Doubles competition finalized on the 5 September 2022

 

Finalists and medals as follow, during the semi-finals of the boys doubles we saw both 300 game from Robin Ilhammar from Sweden, as well as new record in single game for dbls boys 546 by Sweden (Carl Eklund and Robin Ilhammar) old record was from 2011 also by Sweden – Jesper Svenson and Markus Janson – who are both members of the Swedish National Team today.

 

Results from Boys doubles:

 

Semi-finals:

Sweden 546 – Finland 406

Italy 391 – Denmark 381

 

Finals:

Italy 472 – Sweden 412

 

Bronze goes to Finland and Denmark

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to Italy

 

Results from the Girls doubles:

 

Semi-finals:

Finland 402 – Czech 372

Sweden 411 – Slovenia 357

 

Finals:

Finland 444 – Sweden 332

 

Bronze goes to Czech and Slovenia

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to Finland

 

Further info if needed see results here.

The Storm Lucky Larsen Masters 2022 came to an end 4 September with young talent from Denmark winning his 2nd EBT title…

 

The Storm Lucky Larsen Masters 2022 was conducted in Helsingborg, Sweden during 26 August to 4 September 2022.   Total of 486 Entries and re-entries by 219 Athletes, where of 29 were women.

 

After the final step 4 then the following 4 athletes were left:

 

Mathias Ankerdal, Denmark

James Blomgren, Sweden

Osku Palermaa, Finland

Thomas Larsen, Denmark.

 

In final Step 5 James Blomgren was eliminated, and in final step 6 Osku Palermaa was eliminated, so it came a battle between two Danish athletes, one seasoned athlete having been playing the pro tour vs young talent.

 

In the final the young talent was having the overhand and, in the end, it came down to:

Mathias Ankerdal won Thomas Larsen 245 vs 217 – This was the second EBT title for Mathias.

 

The highest woman became Anna Andersson, Sweden.

 

There were some changes in the standings in the tour ranking, Tomas Käyhkö, Finland is still leading on the men’s side, but there are now two others chasing him and are within 10 points, and Anna Andersson, Sweden has not taken over from Mai Ginge Jensen on the woman’s side.

Full ranking for men and women are here.

The Odense International 2022 was conducted in Odense, Denmark during 21-28 August 2022.   Total of 225 Entries and re-entries by 110 Athletes, where of 33 were women, bowled during the week.

 

After the final step 4 game 2 then semifinals were as follows:

Kim Bolleby, Sweden 243 vs Stephan Unger, Germany 196

Thomas Larsen, Denmark 243 vs Anders Lousdal, Denmark 218

 

Final came as follow:

 

Kim Bolleby, Sweden 254 vs Thomas Larsen, Denmark 205

 

The highest placed woman became Cecilie Mortensen Dam, Denmark.

 

There were not many changes in the standings in the tour ranking, Tomas Käyhkö, Finland and Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark are leading men respectively women ranking.  But Kim Bolleby I snow second in the mens division and narrowed the gap considerably.

Full ranking for men and women are here.

The European Bowling tour is coming very much alive….

 

During the next few weeks we will see the following activity on the tour:

 

21-28 August:   Odense Inernational – Odense, Denmark  https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-08-oin/

26 August – 4 September:   Storm Lucky Larsen Masters, Helsingborg, Sweden https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-08-lmm/

9-18 September:    Norwegian Open 2022 by Storm, Hönefoss, Norway https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-09-nop/

17-25 September:  Dimitris Karetsos Tournament, Athens, Greece https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-09-dks/

27 September – 2 October    5th Brunswick Open, Wittelsheim, France https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-10-bro/

The bowling competition at the 2022 World Games took place July 8–11, 2022, in Birmingham United States.
The medals in the bowling competition of the games were awarded as follows:

Women’s Singles

Gold: USA, represented by Shannon O’Keefe

Silver: Colombia, represented by Clara Guerrero

Bronze: Sweden, represented by Jenny Wegner

Men’s Singles

Gold: Australia, represented by Sam Cooley

Silver: Czeck, represented by Jaroslav Lorenc

Bronze: Canada, represented by Graham Fach

Women’s Doubles

Gold: Denmark, represented by Mai Ginge Jensen and Mika Guldbaek

Silver: USA, represented by Shannon O’Keefe and Julia Bond

Bronze: Malaysia, represented by Li Jane Sin and Natasha Mohamed Rosian

Men’s Doubles

Gold: Denmark, represented by Jesper Agerbo and Dan Östergaard-Poulsen

Silver: Canada, represented by Graham Fach and Darren Alexander

Bronze: South Korea, represented by Donghyuk Park and Donghyeon Kim

The Brunswick Euro Challenge 2022 was held in the fabolous Dream Bowl-Palace in Unterförhing, Germany, during 25 June to 3 July 2022, total 715 entries and re-entries by 215 athletes, where of 45 were women bowled during the week.

 

After the final step 3 then the following 3 athletes were playing stepladder for the win.:

 

Top seeded: Kim Bolleby, Sweden

Second sedded:  Dominic Barrett, England

Third seeded:  Rasmus Edwall, Sweden

 

First Dominic had a easy win, 209 vs 169 from Rasmus Edwall, but then came a nailbiting final game, ending with 236 vs 235 for Dominic Barrett vs Kim Bolleby.

 

The highest woman became Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark.

 

There were considerable changes in the standings in the tour ranking, Now Tomas Käyhkö, Finland and Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark are leading men respectively women ranking.

 

Full ranking for men and women are here.

Bernice Lim, Singapore,  and Jesse Kallio, Finland, won the EBT Masters 2020 in the women’s, respectively the men’s division.

 

The EBT Masters 2022 is the 14th final of a European Bowling Tour.

 

The competition was held in Dream-Bowl Palace, Unterföhring, Germany on the 29 June 2022.

 

The format of the event included 8 qualification games, followed by cut to 4 person’s pr gender that played further 4 games.

 

The final outcome as follows:

 

 

Final standing women

  1. Bernice Lim, Singapore
  2. Cajsa Wegner, Sweden
  3. Jazreel Tan, Singapore
  4. Ida Andersson, Sweden
  5. Anna Andersson, Sweden
  6. Birgit Noreiks, Germany
  7. Mika Guldbaek, Denmark

 

 

Final standing men

  1. Jesse Kallio, Finland
  2. Christopher Sloan, Ireland
  3. Carsten W. Hansen, Denmark
  4. Teemu Putkisto, Finland.
  5. Marcus Jansson, Sweden
  6. William Svensson, Sweden
  7. Arnar D. Jónsson, Iceland
  8. Mathias Ankerdal, Denmark