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2009 BWC

11/19/09

Video #11: Choi Yong-Kyu, Korea, rolls the sole 300 game at 45th Bowling World Cup

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2009BWCChoiYongKyuKorea300_small.jpgEventual World Cup champion Choi Yong-Kyu from Korea, rolled the sole 300 game of the 45th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in the sixth game of round robin match play (38th game overall) on Thursday morning Nov. 19 at Melaka International Bowling Center in Melaka, Malaysia. It was the 44th perfecto in the World Cup history and the 35th by a man. Another first for Choi as he was the first Korean bowler, man or woman, to accomplish the feat. To watch Choi's 11th and 12th strike

2009 BWC

11/19/09

Video #10: Interview with John Walker, CEO of QubicaAMF Worldwide

2009BWCJohnWalkerInterview_small.jpgQubicaAMF Worldwide is a leading manufacturer and marketer of bowling and amusements products. The company is the founder, organizer and principal sponsor of the Bowling World Cup. "It is 22 years since the Bowling World Cup was in Malaysia," said John Walker, Chief Executive Officer of QubicaAMF, "and it is high time that we came back to a country that holds bowling in such high esteem." Mr. Walker took his time to talk about the 45th edition of the prestigious event. To listen to the interview


2009 BWC

11/18/09

Video #9: Interview with Martin Larsen, Sweden

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2009BWCMartinLarsen3_small.jpgLast's year's Bowling World Cup runner-up Martin Larsen, Sweden, a 3-time World Champion, started the 24th edition of the prestigious event in third place, leaped one spot in the second block and finished qualifying in third place among the players from 87 countries with 5282 pinfall total and an average of 220.08. Larsen maintained a slim 3-pin lead over former World Cup champion Michael Schmidt from Canada. To watch Martin in action and to listen to an interview recorded after the second of three qualifying blocks.

2009 BWC

11/18/09

Video #8: Interview with Qualifying Leader Zara Giles

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2009BWCZaraGiles3_small.jpgZara Giles, England, led the women's qualifying in the 45th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup since day one en route to lead the top 24 players into the quarterfinals on Wednesday evening at Melaka International Bowling Center. Giles had series of 1805, 1687 and 1783 to lead the field from 66 countries with 5275 pinfall total and an average of 219.79 over 24 games. To watch the multiple World and European champion in action and to listen to an interview recorded after the second of three qualifying blocks

2009 BWC

11/17/09

Video #7: Interview with Day One Leader Michael Schmidt

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2009BWCMichaelSchmidt3_small.jpg2005 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup champion Michael Schmidt, Canada, overtook the lead in the men's division after the first qualifying round of the 45th edition in Melaka, Malaysia, with 1880 8-game total and an average of 235.00. Schmidt, who also finished third in 2006, had a high game of 267, two 250s and three 230s as well as low games of 202 and 198. To watch Michael in action and to listen to an interview recorded right after the men's first qualifying block

2009 BWC

11/17/09

Video #3-5: Opening Ceremonies of the 45th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

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2009BWCOpeningCeremonies_small.jpg153 bowlers from 89 countries as well as officials and guests attended the Opening Ceremonies of the 45th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Sunday night at the ballroom of hotel Equatorial in Melaka, Malaysia. The Chief Minister of Melaka, Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Mohd Rustam, officially declared the World Cup open by striking the traditional "Gong". To watch the march-in of all players, who were welcomed by the Chief Minister, WTBA president Kevin Dornberger and John Walker, CEO of QubicaAMF Worldwide,

2009 BWC

11/16/09

Video #6: Interview with Day One Leader Zara Giles

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2009BWCZaraGiles2_small.jpgMultiple World and European champion Zara Giles (nee Glover, pictured), England, set the pace in the first block of the women's qualifying in the 45th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup on Monday morning at Melaka International Bowling Center in Melaka, Malaysia. Giles, who finished third in last year's World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico, felled 1805 pins over eight games, an average of 225.63. To watch Zara in action and to listen to an interview recorded right after the first qualifying block

2009 BWC

11/15/09

Video #2: Impressions from the men's and women's Official Practice

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2009BWCOfficialPractice_small.jpgThe 45th edition of the prestigious QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup got underway on Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2009, with the men's and women's official practice at the Melaka International Bowling Center in Melaka, Malaysia. As the 52-laner is split in two sections, each qualifying block will be divided into two blocks with 4 games being bowled on lanes 1-26 and 4 games on lanes 27-52. To get an impression of the MIBC and to watch portions of the men's and women's practice

2009 BWC

11/15/09

Video #1: Sightseeing Tour in Melaka, Malaysia

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2009BWCSightseeingTourinMelaka_small.jpgThe 45th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be held at Melaka International Bowling Center in Melaka, Malaysia. Bowligdigital's Flavio Cuva and Beat Grauwiler joined Swiss World Cup participants Bigi Manico and Larry Vontobel on a sightseeing tour in Melaka. Though the foursome used he traditional Malaysian public transportation system, it was not one of the usual sightseeing tours. However, the four Swiss and obviously also the locals they met on their tour had a lot of fun. To watch the sightseeing tour in Melaka,

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