Farida Pascoal-Blom honored by the Dutch Queen

    05/01/06

    Netherlands

    2006FaridaPascoalBlomKnightofNassau.jpg On Friday, April 28th, long-time Dutch international Farida Pascoal-Blom was honored by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands with the order of Oranje -Nassau.

    The multiple Dutch champion and Bowler of the Year was created 'Knight of the Order of Oranje-Nassau', for her outstanding achievements as a player and as the coach of the Dutch national team.

    During her career, Pascoal-Blom has earned gold medals in European Championships and European Team Cups and has won numerous tournaments including the French, Malta and Israel Open.

    In the last years she used her experience and made her knowledge available to the Dutch youth bowlers.