9th World Youth Championships 2006 - Boys Doubles

    07/26/06

    Germany

    Bowlingcenter Schillerpark in Berlin, Germany (July 21-30, 2006)



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    2006WYCLogo_small.jpg Wednesday July 26, 2006
    08:00-09:00 Lane maintenance
    09:00-12:30 Boys Doubles on long oil - Squad 1 (maximum 80 players)
    12:30-13:30 Lane maintenance
    13:30-17:00 Boys Doubles on long oil - Squad 1 (maximum 80 players)
    17:30-18:00 Medal Ceremony Boys Doubles



    Boys Doubles - Final Standings


    Canadian Skitt and MacLelland claim Boxes Doubles title


    2006WYCBoysDoubles.jpg Daniel Skitt and Dan MacLelland (center) from Canada, who led the field after Squad 1 claimed the gold medal in the Boys Doubles event at the 9th World Youth Championships in Berlin, Germany. MacLelland received his second medal of the championships after winning silver in singles as the duo's 2605 pinfall total (217,08 average) remained unchallenged on the long oil condition.

    The silver and bronze medals went to the top teams from the second squad. Korea's Kim Jong-Wook and Jang Dong-Chul (left) posted a 475-score in game #6 to secure the silver medal with 2555.

    Zulmazran Zulkifli and Aaron Kong (right), Malaysia, finished with 439 to overtake Team USA's Matt O'Grady and PJ Haggerty by 14 pins en route to grab bronze with 2489.

    Picture courtesy of Kevin Hazaert.








    Canadians Skitt and MacLelland set the pace in Squad 1


    Singles silver medalist Dan MacLelland, Canada, targets his second medal in the 9th World Youth Championships in Berlin, Germany. MacLelland and Daniel Skitt set the pace in Squad 1 in the Boys Doubles on long oil with 2605 six-game total, an average of 217,08. MacLelland (1324, 220,67), and Skitt (1281, 213,50) rolled the second and third-highest series of the squad. Markwin Tee of the Philippines was the best player with 1370 (228,33)

    Trailing the Canadians by 130 pins to sit in second place were Team USA's Matt O'Grady and PJ Haggerty with 2475 and an average of 206,25. Haggerty felled 1255 pins and O'Grady added 1220. Mere one pin behind the Americans were Finns Matias Kallio and Joonas Huolman, who sit in third position with 2474 and an average of 206,17.



    Boys Doubles - Squad 1 after six Games