2008 Hermosillo

2008 BWC

12/24/08

Review our Live Coverage from the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCChampionsEoffYeongNathan_small.jpg Jasmine Yeong-Nathan from Singapore and Team USA's Derek Eoff claimed the women's and men's title in the prestigious 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup on Friday, Nov. 14 at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico. In the women's title match, Yeong-Nathan won the first-ever World Cup title for Singapore by defeating defending champion Ann-Maree Putney, Australia, two-games-to-none. Eoff won the second consecutive men's title for the United States with 2-1 win over Martin Larsen, Sweden. Putney and Larsen finished second with Zara Glover, England, and Zulmazran Zulkifli, Malaysia, in third place.


2008 BWC

11/24/08

Video #25: Women's Championship Match - The Second and Final Game

Now Online - Full Second Game

2008BWCAnnMareePutneySilver_small.jpg 2008BWCJasmineYeongNathan3_small.jpg The women made quick work in the stepladder finals in best-of-three games format at the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico. In the opening match, defending champion Ann-Maree Putney (left), Australia, swept Zara Glover, England, two-games-to-none. In the title match, Putney, the No. 2 seed, fell to tournament leader Jasmine Yeong-Nathan (right), Singapore, 263-222, in opening game. Nathan almost achieved perfection in the second game. To watch our videos of the second and final game (all frames, approx. 7 minutes length)

2008 BWC

11/23/08

Video #24: Men's Championship Match - The Deciding Third Game

Now Online - Full Third Game

2008BWCMartinLarsenSilver_small.jpg 2008BWCDerekEoff_small.jpg The men's championship match of the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in best-of-three games format went into the deciding third game. Sweden's Martin Larsen (left), seeded second, took a 1-0 lead after winning the first game, 229-221. No. 1 seed Derek Eoff (right), United States, leveled the match with a 59-37 win in rolloff after a 279-279 tie in game two. To watch our videos of the third and deciding game (all frames, approx. 7 minutes length)

2008 BWC

11/15/08

Eoff defeats Larsen to bring 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup back to the United States

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCChampionDerekEoff_small.jpg 2008BWCMartinLarsen5_small.jpg In one of the most exciting finals in the 44-year-history, top seeded Derek Eoff (left), United States, defeated No. 2 seed Martin Larsen (right), Sweden, two-games-to-one, to bring the men's title in the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup home to the United States for the second consecutive year. Eoff came back from a 0-1 deficit to win game #2 in roll-off after a 279-289 tie and the decisive game, 278-196. In the opening match, Larsen defeated third-seeded Zulmazran Zulkifli from Malaysia , 2-1.

2008 BWC

11/15/08

Video #22 and #23: Men's Championship Match between Derek Eoff and Martin Larsen

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCMenFinal_small.jpg Two-time Team USA member Derek Eoff (pictured) and long-time Swedish national Team member Martin Larsen battled it out in three games for the men's title in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico. Larsen won the first game, 229-221, and had a match ball in the second game which ended in a 279-279 tie. Eoff won the roll-off and went on to win the decider 278-196 en route to claim the second consecutive BWC title for the U.S. men. To watch our videos of roll-off and the final frames of the deciding game

2008 BWC

11/15/08

Yeong-Nathan beats Putney to win the women's title in at 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

First-ever victory for Singapore in the BWC history

2008BWCChampionJasmineYeongNathan_small.jpg The women's finals of the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico, featured two of the most experienced players, defending champion Ann-Maree-Putney (right), Australia, and Zara Glover, England, and a 20-year-old youngster, No. 1 seeded Jasmine Yeong-Nathan. When the dust had settled the Singaporean (left) won the first-ever World Cup title for her country firing two huge games (263, 298) to dethrone Putney, two-games-to-none. In the opening match, Putney flew past No. 3 Zara Glover of England, 2-0.

2008 BWC

11/15/08

Video #21: Women's Championship Match between Jasmine Yeong-Nathan and Ann-Maree-Putney

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCWomenFinal_small.jpg Jasmine Yeong-Nathan (pictured) from Singapore and defending champion Ann-Maree Putney, Australia, were both trying to make history at the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico. Yeong-Nathan wanted to win the first BWC title for Singapore while was trying to become the second woman to win back-to-back titles. Yeong-Nathan won the first game and was going for another 300 in the second game. To watch our video of the final frames

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Yeong-Nathan, Putney, Glover advance to the women's Live TV Finals in 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCAnnMareePutne3y_small.jpg 2008BWCJasmineYeongNathan4_small.jpg Jasmine Yeong-Nathan (l.) from Singapore is one win away from the women's title in the  4th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico. The 20-year-old claimed the No. 1 seed for the three-player stepladder live TV finals starting Friday 12.30 p.m. at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico. In the opening match of the best-of-three games finals, defending champion Ann-Maree Putney (r.), Australia, takes on No. 3 seed, Zara Glover, England, for right to bowl Yeong-Nathan for the title.

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Eoff, Larsen Zulkifli to bowl for men's title in 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Live TV Finals

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCMartinLarsen3_small.jpg 2008BWCDerekEoff4_small.jpg No changes atop the men's leaderboard in round robin match play on Thursday evening. Derek Eoff (l.), United States, secured the No. 1 seed for the live TV finals in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Friday at 2.30 p.m. at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico. Martin Larsen (r.), Sweden narrowed the gap to 26 pins after 40 games but had to settle for second place and meets No. 3 Zulmazran Zulkifli, Malaysia, in the opening match in best-of-three games format. The men's finals will be shown live in Mexico on TelMex and Europe on Eurosport2.


2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #20: Women's Position Round match for No. 3 seed between Zara Glover, England and Helén Johnsson, Sweden

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCZaraGlover_small.jpg 2008BWCHelenJohnsson_small.jpg Round robin match play went right to the wire in the women's division of the 44thQubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico. There were just two pins separating Helen Johnsson (left) of Sweden (8792) and Zara Glover (right) of England (8790) with the position round to go and they were playing each other. With 30 bonus pins for the win at stake, Johnsson could afford to tie the match while Glover must win to advance. To watch our video from the position round match

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #18 and #19: Jennifer Park and Paul Stott hit the cutoff number in Round of 24 at 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCRound24PaulStott_small.jpg 2008BWCRound24JenniferPark_small.jpg Jennifer Park (l.) from Canada and Paul Stott (r.) from Ireland hit the cutoff number for the 8th and final qualifying post to advance to the women's and men's round robin match play in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Park rolled a 237 final game to secure the 8th place in the women's Round of 24 with 6798 (212.44). Stott closed out with 238 to survive the men's cut by one pin with 6988 (218.38). To watch our videos

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Eoff pulls away in men's division as field is cut to top 8 in 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Stott beats out Konsteri by one pin for 8th place in men's Round of 24

2008BWCDerekEoff_small.jpg 2008BWCPaulStott_small.jpg Derek Eoff (l.) from the United States widened his lead 173 pins in the Round of 24 of the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Thursday at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico. The 2-time Team USA member posted the sole 1900-plus series over 8 games averaging 237.88 en route to lead the top 8 men into round robin match play with 7403 pinfall total and an average of 231.34 over 32 games. Zulmazran Zulkifli, Malaysia, and Martin Larsen, Sween landed in second and third. Paul Stott (r,), Ireland finished with 238 to beat out Konsteri f233) for the 8th and final qualifying post by one pin, 6988 to 6987.

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #17: From the BWC Press Room - Bowling scribes celebrate Seija Lankinen's birthday

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCSejiaLankinenBirthday_small.jpg Seija Lankinen from Finland is a familiar face in the bowling press rooms all over the world. She reports for the Finnish Website keilailu.fi from World and European Championships and is a regular visitor of the annual QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. On Thursday, Nov. 13, Seija celebrated her birthday and her fellow bowling scribes in the press room at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico used the opportunity for a little surprise. To watch our video

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #16: Zulmazran Zulkifli, Malaysia, rolls the fifth 300 game of the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCZulmazranZulkifli300_small.jpg Zulmazran Zulkifli of Malaysia rolled the fifth 300 game in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup during the Round of 24 Thursday, No. 13, at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico. It was the 43rd perfecto in the history of the Bowling World Cup and the 34th by a man. Zulkifli became the second player of his country after Kenny Ang (1999) who joined the elite BWC 300 club. Zulkifli accomplished the feat in the second game of the Round of 24, the 26th game overall. To watch our video of Nikita's final frames

2008 BWC

11/14/08

It's down to eight in women's division at 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCJasmineYeongNathan_small.jpg 2008BWCAnnMareePutney_small.jpg Jasmine Yeong-Nathan (l.) from Singapore led the top 8 women into round robin in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Thursday in Hermosillo, Mexico. Yeong-Nathan felled 1782 pins in the eight-game Round of 24, an average of 222.75, to stay on top of the leaderboard with 7259 pinfall total and an average of 226.84 over 32 games. Defending champion Ann-Maree Putney (r.), Australia, narrowed the gap to 49 pins with 7210 (225.31). Jennifer Park, Canada, beat out Isabelle Sacco, France for 8th place by 8 pins, 6798 to 6790.

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #15: Interview with Krista Pöllänen, Finland

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

 Bigi Manico, the Swiss representative in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup is once again filling in for Bowlingdigital and interviewed Krista Pöllänen of Finland before the Round of 24. Krista, 35, is Finnish national team member since 1996, a multiple World and European Team Cup champion and who holds the women's record for six games in Finland with 1589 (264.83). She was in the top 4 of the women's division on all four day of the preliminaries and made the cut to the top 24 in 4th place with 5345 pinfall total and an average of 222.71. To watch our video

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #14: Interview with Francois Sacco, France

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

 Bigi Manico, the multiple Swiss champion and frequent Bowling World Cup traveler is again filling in for Bowlingdigital and interviewed Francois Sacco of France before the Round of 24. Francois, 38, is a multiple French national champion and together with his brother Thierry a long-time French national team member. He won the gold medal at the 2005 World Games in Mixed Doubles with his wife Isabelle Sacco (nee Saldjian). Francois made the cut to the top 24 in 8th place with 5260 pinfall total and an average of 219.17. To watch our video

2008 BWC

11/14/08

Video #13: Interview with Martin Larsen, Sweden

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

2008BWCInterviewMartinLarsen_small.jpg Bigi Manico, the multiple Swiss champion, who bowled the in the women's division of the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, is filling in for Bowlingdigital and interviewed Sweden's Martin Larsen before the Round of 24. Martin, 29, is a long-time Swedish national team member and 3-time time World Champion in Team (2) and Doubles. He led the men's division after the first day of the preliminaries, slipped to sixth place on Day two, moved up to fourth after day three and finished the preliminaries in third place with 5326 pinfall total and an average of 221.92. To watch our video

2008 BWC

11/13/08

Video #12: Bowling World Cup in Slow Motion (Women Part One)

Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico (Nov. 7-15, 2008)

 63 women, all from different countries from all over the world participate in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico. We have recorded some more shots from 13 players in slow motion: Sara Vargas, COL; Ann-Maree Putney, AUS; Anne Gales, DEN; Aumi Guerra, DOM; Zara Glover, ENG; Krista Pöllänen, FIN; Isabelle Sacco, FRA; Tina Hulsch, GER; Lisanne Breeschoten, NED; Daria Pajak, POL; Laura Rhoney, SCO; Jasmine Yeong-Nathan, SIN; and Helén Johnsson, SWE. You can compare the different styles in high definition quality. To watch our video

2008 BWC

11/13/08

Team USA's Derek Eoff leads men's preliminaries as field is cut to top 24 in 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Three players from Argentina, Korea, Poland hit the cutoff number

2008BWCMarekPrzezpolewski_small.jpg 2008BWCDerekEoff_small.jpg Team USA member Derek Eoff (l.) maintained his pole position at the end of the men's preliminaries in the 44th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup as the field of 82 players was cut to the top 24. Eoff posted a 1344 series Wednesday at Bol 300 in Hermosillo, Mexico to finish the 24-game preliminaries with 5500 pinfall total and an average of 229.17. The battle for the 24th place was a nail-biter. When the dust had settled Jonathan Hocsman from Argentina, Korean Choi Won-Young and Marek Przezpolewski (r.), Poland landed in 22nd to 24th place, all tied at 4988 (207.83).

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