, United States, leads the World Bowling Tour’s two-year rolling point list after the 2017 season-ending PBA World Championship.
The 2015 and 2016 winner of the WBT Women’s finals (pictured above) totaled 372 points in the World Bowling Tour events in the years 2016 and 2017 to hold a 153-point lead over Diana Zavjalova (right) of Latvia, who was second with 219 point.
Anggie Ramirez Perea (left) of Colombia beat out Three-time PWBA Player of the Year, Liz Johnson, United States, for third place by 10 points, 210 to 200.
Zavjalova (169 points), McEwan (142) and Malaysia’s Shalin Zulkifli (right) 112) finished atop the annual points list to qualify for the World Bowling Tour Women’s Finals, which were held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno last Sunday.
The World Bowling Tour is sanctioned by World Bowling, the governing body for the sport of bowling. The tour is the premier international bowling series that is hosted in numerous, unique cities around the globe.
The World Bowling Tour 2017 consisted of five stops in Germany, Sweden, Thailand and USA (2).
Men and women competed for points to earn places on the World Bowling Tour rankings. The points system is based on a continuous two-year cycle, where points include every event from the previous two year format. “Majors”, such as the PBA World Championships, award double points.
The top three men and top three women in the annual points list compete in the season-ending WBT Men’s and Women’s Final. The 2017 finals were held during GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling IX on Nov. 19 in Reno, Nevada.
World Bowling provides governance to international bowling and is made up of 134 bowling international federations. For more information on the World Bowling Tour, click here.
Zavjalova, McEwan, Zulkifli qualify for WBT Women’s Finals
Diana Zavjalova maintains lead in the 2017 WBT women’s point ranking
Diana Zavjalova takes the lead in the 2017 women’s WBT points list
Danielle McEwan widens her lead in World Bowling Tour Women’s Ranking
2017 World Bowling Tour Finals to be held in Reno
Danielle McEwan continues to lead World Bowling Tour Women’s Ranking
2017 PBA World Championship Women’s Ranking
Players with position, country and ranking points.
1, Liz Johnson, USA, 100
2, Diana Zavjalova, Latvia, 80
3, Danielle McEwan, USA, 70
4, Daria Pajak, Poland, 60
5, Shalin Zulkifli, Malaysia, 50
6, Amanda Fry, USA, 48
Qualifying Standings for 2017 WBT Women’s Final
Final standings after five events. Top 25 with position, country and total points earned in 2017 WBT events and the highest points in a single event (in parenthesis). Top 3 advance to the WBT Women’s Final.
1. Diana Zavjalova, Latvia, 169 (80)
2. Danielle McEwan, USA, 142 (70)
3. Shalin Zulkifli, Malaysia, 112 (50)
4. Liz Johnson, USA, 100 (100)
5. Daria Pajak, Poland, 60 (60)
6. Britt Brøndsted, Denmark, 54 (50)
7. Anggie Ramirez Perea, Colombia, 52 (21)
8. Tannya Roumimper, Indonesia, 50 (50)
(tie) Birgit Pöppler, Germany, 50 (50)
10. Amanda Fry, USA, 48 (48)
11. Sin Li Jane, Malaysia, 48 (25)
12. Daphne Tan, Singapore, 40 (40)
(tie) Sanna Pasanen, Finland, 40 (40)
14. Cherie Tan, Singapore, 35 (35)
15. Nina Flack, Sweden, 33 (30)
16. Shayna Ng, Singapore, 30 (30)
17. Sandra Andersson, Sweden, 30 (24)
18. Victoria Johansson, Sweden, 29 (25)
19. Isabelle Hultin, Sweden, 29 (15)
20. Jenny Wegner, Sweden, 28 (15)
21. Joline Persson Planefors, Sweden, 27 (21)
22. Syaidatul Afifah, Malaysia, 26 (22)
23. Sharon Limansantoso, Indonesia, 25 (25)
24. Esther Cheah, Malaysia, 25 (13)
25. Maria Jose Rodriguez, Colombia, 24 (24)
WBT Women’s Point Ranking – Final Standings
Players with country, ranking points earned in the years 2016 and 2017, ranking point total, highest points earned in a single event and number of top 50 finishes.