The European Tenpin Bowling Federation has announced that record-tying
35 ETBF member federations have registered up to six players for the 2009 Men's European Championships to be held at Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark, from June 4 through 14, 2009. 30 federations will send a full team of 6 players. The total number of participating players, 194, is the second-best in
the history of the championships, 13 lower than the record 207 players
in the 2007 MEC in Vienna, Austria.