World Games

2005 World Games

07/18/05

Kang, Zulkifli lead Men's and Women's Singles after 12 games

WG2005KangHeeWon_small.jpg WG2005ShalinZulkifli_small.jpg The individual pinfall from the Mixed Doubles was carried forward into the Singles competition on Tuesday (two 6-game blocks at 8.30 a.m. and 3 p.m.). Korean Kang Hee-Won (left) posted the field-best 2722, 12-game total to lead the men's division by 25 pins. Shalin Zulkifli (right) sits atop the women's leaderboard. The Malaysian overtook Piritta Kantola from Finland with a 279 in the 10th game. Zulkifli registered 2535 pins, an average of 211,3.

2005 World Games

07/18/05

Sebelen, Kantola set the pace in Men's and Women's Singles after 6 of 24 Games

WG2005PirittaKantola_small.jpg WG2005RolandoSebelen_small.jpg Rolando A. Sebelen (left), Dominican Republic set the pace men's singles event at the 2005 World Games in Germany. Sebelen has felled 1372 pins, an average of 228,67 for six games. Second place belonged to Kang Hee-Won, Korea, who is mere four pins behind with 1368. Mithat Siveliol, Turkey, is a surprising third with 1333. In the women's division, Piritta Kantola (right), Finland, took the pole position with 1296 and an average of 216,00. Kim Soo-kyung, Korea, is second with 1271, while Filipina Liza Del Rosario is third with 1263.

2005 World Games

07/18/05

Malaysia, Korea and France to bowl for Mixed Doubles title

WG2005MAS_small.jpg Zulmazran Zulkifli and Shalin Zulkifli (pictured) from Malaysia, Kang Hee-Won and Kim Soo-Kyung from Korea and Francois Sacco and Isabelle Saldjian from France will bowl for the title in the Mixed Doubles finals at the 7th World Games 2005, Tuesday at 12 a.m. at Joe's SuperBowling in Mülheim on the Ruhr in Germany. The Malaysian internationals took the lead after nine games and never looked back. The duo (no relationship) felled 5194 over twelve games, an average of 216,4.

2005 World Games

07/18/05

Korea atop the leaderboard in Mixed Doubles at halftime

WG2005KOR_small.jpg Korea's Kang Hee-Won and Kim Soo-Kyung (r-l) finished the first six-game block in Mixed Doubles at the 2005 World Games with a 465-game to help grab the top spot at the 7th World Games 2005 in Germany. Kang shot a 1368-series and Kim added 1271 for 2639 pinfall total and an average of 219,9. Trailing the Koreans by 79 pins is the duo from Malaysia, Shalin Zulkifli and Zulmazran Zulkifli (no relationship) with 2560. Finland with Kantola and Singles champion Kai Virtanen led the field after four games but slipped to third with 2548.

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