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Finnish boys, Swedish girls lead EYC Team event after 3/6 games

2016EYCFinlandBoys.jpg2016EYCSwedenGirls.jpgFinland‘s boys’ team and defending girls’ champion Sweden took the lead in the 29th European Youth Championships as the four-player team event has reached its halfway mark Wednesday at Keiluhöllin, Egilshöll bowling center in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Finland led the 18 boys’ teams with 2663 total, an average of 221.92 for three games, while Sweden paced the 9 girls’ teams with 2561 (213.42). Niko Oksanen of Finland and Cajsa Wegner of Sweden overtook the lead in All-Events after 9/18 games.

The 29th European Youth Championships will be held from March 18-27, 2016 at Keiluhöllin, Egilshöll bowling center in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The Championships drew 137 players, 84 boys and 53 girls, from 25 member countries of the European Tenpin Bowling Federation (ETBF) – Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, and the host country Iceland.

Up to four boys and four girls per country who must not be born before September 1, 1997 will bowl in separate divisions for gold, silver and bronze medals in five disciplines: Singles, Doubles and four-player Teams, All-Events and Masters.

The 2016 EYC will be played on a 39-foot lane conditioning pattern with 24.52 mL volume oil total.

Singles, Doubles and Team preliminaries feature six games with the top 4 advancing to the medal round. No. 1 bowls No. 4 and No. 2 takes on No. 3 in the semi-finals. The winners bowl for gold and silver while the losers share the bronze medal. All matches will be decided in one game.

The three players with highest 18-game total of the Singles, Doubles and Teams preliminaries earn the medals in All-Events. The top 24 in All-Events determine the Masters champion in single-elimination match play in best-of-three games format. Top 8 players receive a first-round bye.

Photos courtesy of Olga Bulanova.

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