2005 WWC Aalborg

08/14/05

Yang Suiling comes up strong to win the Masters title

Yang_Suiling_5371.jpg Down by 55 pins in an all-spinner Masters final at the Women's World Championships Yang Suiling from China came back with a 256-178 victory in game #2 to defeat 3-time World Champion Wang Yu-Ling, 446-423, over two games total pinfall. Suiling won the first gold medal for China in the history of the World Championships. Yu-Ling earned the silver medal. In the opening match Suiling, seeded third, flew past U.S. National Amateur Lynda Norry, 233-150. Norry settled for the bronze medal.

2005 WWC

08/13/05

Wang Yu-Ling wins third gold medal in All Events

 Chinese Taipei spinner Wang Yu-Ling won her third gold medal in the 2005 Women's World Championships in All Events. The Chinese Taipei spinner felled 1330 in Doubles, 1297 in Trios, 1249 in the Team event and 1256 in Singles to win the title with 5132, 24-game total and an average of 213,83. Lynda Barnes from the United States took silver, also her third medal in the fifth event, with 5060, while Lai Kin Ngoh from Malaysia earned bronze with 5013.

2005 WWC

08/13/05

Esther Cheah emerges as WWC Single champion

 Malaysia's Esther Cheah waited till the last frame to secure the gold medal in the Singles event at the Women's World Championships in Denmark. After missing an 8-pin spare in the 9th frame, the 19-year-old needed a mark and an 8-count to overtake Zhang Yuhong from China by one pin. Cheah finished with strike spare en route to win the title with 1296, six-game total and an average of 216. Yuhong earned silver with 1293. Squad #1 leaders Annelize du Pisani, South Africa took bronze with 1285.

2005 WWC

08/11/05

The spinners are the winners, Chinese Taipei wins Team event

 Spinners Tsai Hsin-Yi, Wang Ya-Ting, Wang Yu-Ling, Chou Miao-Lin, Lin I-Fen and Huang Chiung-Yao won the second gold medal for Chinese Taipei in the 5-player team event at the Women's World Championships in Aalborg, Denmark. Four teams battled it out for the medals and each team could win gold or fall out of the top 3 till the final ball was rolled. The spinners felled 6100 pins, while Team USA was mere 12 pins behind to earn the silver medal. Host country Denmark secured the bronze medal with the very last shot with 6065, just three pins ahead of China that had to settle for fourth.

2005 WWC

08/09/05

Chinese Taipei wins Gold in Trios by a whisker

 The decision in the Trios event at the Women's World Championships came down to the final frame. Chinese Taipei's Wang Yu-Ling, Huang Chiung-Yao and Chou Miao-Lin needed a 578-score in the final frame to overtake Singapore's Alice Tay, Jennifer Tan and Valerie Teo. Needing a mark, anchor bowler Miao-Lin left a 9-10 split on her first ball ….. and converted it to win the gold medal with new championship record of 3811. Singapore (3806) earned the silver medal, while host country Denmark won its second medal of the championships with Anja Ginge Jensen, Rikke Simonsen and Rikke Holm Rasmussen in third at 3751. Yu-Ling overtook the lead in All Events with 218,92 average.

2005 WWC

08/07/05

Germany starts Women's World Championships with victory in Doubles

 Martina Beckel and Tanya Petty from Germany became the first World Champions at the inaugural Women's World Championships at Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark. The duo finished their six-block with a 479-game to claim the gold medal in Doubles with 2640 pinfall total and an average of 220. Denmark's European ranking champions Kamilla Kjeldsen and Britt Bröndsted captured the silver medal with 2590. Both teams overtook Shannon Pluhowsky and Lynda Barnes, who led since the first squad. The Team USA members earned bronze with 2578.

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