2006 Denmark

2006 EYC

04/17/06

Sascha Obst ends European Youth Championships with victory in Boys Masters

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCBoysMasters_small.jpg Germany's Sascha Obst ended the 19th European Youth Championships at World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark with a 2-1 victory over James Gruffman, Sweden, en route to claim the Boys Masters title. In an all-Swedish semi-final match, Gruffman defeated Patrick Bohm, 2-0. Obst went the distance to eliminate David Jones, England, 2-1.

2006 EYC

04/17/06

Dani√ɬęlle van der Meer wins five matches to earn Girls Masters crown

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCMastersGirls_small.jpg Dutch Daniëlle van der Meer defeated five opponents en route to win the Girls Masters crown in the 19th European Youth Championships in Roedovre, Denmark. In the title match in best-of-three games format, van der Meer topped Melanie Birlinger of Germany 2-1. Belgium's Katrien Goossens received the bronze medal, while Evgeniya Smirnova of Russia finished fourth.

2006 EYC

04/16/06

Pontus Halvarsson wins his fourth gold medal in Boys All Events

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCBoysAEPontusHalvarsson_small.jpg Swede Pontus Halvarsson won his fourth gold medal at the 19th European Youth Championships in Denmark when he led the 137 boys from 24 countries in All Events. Halvarsson rolled games of 202, 280 and 203 on the final day of the team event to overtake Svein Åke Ek, Norway, by two pins with 3710 18-game total and an average of 206,11. Ek earned the silver medal and Mykhaylo Kalika, Ukraine, took bronze.


2006 EYC

04/16/06

Swedish boys win third gold medal in Five-Player Team event

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCBoysTeamSWE_small.jpg James Gruffman, Patrik Bohm, Johan Sörensen, Marcus Berndt and Pontus Halvarsson won the third gold medal for Sweden in as many events when they captured the title in the boys five-player team event at the 19th European Youth Championships at World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark. Overnight leader Finland slipped one spot to second with host country Denmark in third place.

2006 EYC

04/16/06

Gold for Stephanie Huijden in Girls All Events

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCLogo_small.jpg Stephanie Huijden felled 1180 pins in the Team event to help grab the Dutch girls the title and to earn the gold medal in All Events with 3659 18-game total and an average of 203,28. Doubles champion Hayley White, England, beat out Trios champion Marie Gauton, France, for the silver medal by one pin, 3619 to 3618. The top 24 players in All Events (18 games) advance to the Masters finals on Saturday and Sunday.

2006 EYC

04/16/06

Dutch girls cruise to victory in Five-Player Team event

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCLogo_small.jpg Daniëlle van der Meer, Daniëlle Pelle, Kelly Plummen, Lisanne Breeschoten and Stephanie Huiden captured the first gold medal fort he Netherlands in the girls Five-Player Team event at the 19th European Youth Championships in Denmark. The Dutch girls felled 5683 over six games, an average of 189,43 to lead second-placed Germany (5665) by 18 pins. The bronze medal went to Sweden with 5558 pinfall total.



2006 EYC

04/14/06

Second gold medal for Swedish boys in Trios event

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCBoysTriosSWE_small.jpg Doubles champions Marcus Berndt and Pontus Halvarsson teamed with James Gruffman to win the second gold medal for Sweden in the boys Trios event at the 19th European Youth Championships Denmark. Germany's Sascha Obst, Florian Hinterwimmer and Michael Koch came up strong but fell four pins short to earn the silver medal. Finland's Juhani Tonteri, Mikko Masalin and Jani Heikkinen took bronze.

2006 EYC

04/14/06

France comes up strong to win gold medal in Girls Trios

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCLogo_small.jpg Marie Gauton, Amandine Jacques and Charline Boiteux came up strong in the second three-game block to capture the first gold medal for France in the Girls Trios at the 19th European Youth Championships in Denmark. Starting the day in sixth place, the French girls posted the sole 1800-plus score (200 average) with 1827 to win the title. The Netherlands earned the silver medal, while overnight leader Germany fell two spots to third place.

2006 EYC

04/12/06

Sweden takes first gold medal in Boys European Youth Championships

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCBoysDoublesSWE_small.jpg Marcus Berndt and Pontus Halvarsson won the first gold medal in the Boys Division at the 19th European Youth Championships in Roedovre, Denmark. The Swedes felled 2433 over six games, an average of 202,75, en route to claim the title in the Boys Doubles event. Denamrk's Frederik Øhrgaard and Anders Vorborg won silver, while Dutch Tom van der Vliet and Mark Jacobs took bronze.

2006 EYC

04/11/06

England starts 19th European Youth Championships with victory in Girls Doubles

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCGirlsDoublesENG_small.jpg Hayley White and Sarah Overall won the first gold medal in Girls Doubles in the 19th European Youth Championships at World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark with 2440 six-game total and an average of 203,33. The only other team with a 200-plus average, Anne Gales and Sofie Lomholdt of Denmark earned the silver medal with 2421. The bronze medal went to Emelie Alm and Caroline Jonsson of Sweden with 2393.

2006 EYC

03/26/06

19th European Youth Championships

World Cup Hallen in Roedovre, Denmark (April 8-17, 2006)

2006EYCLogo_small.jpg The Danish Bowling Federation will host the 19th European Youth Championships in Roedovre near Copenhagen April 7-17, 2006. 228 players (94 girls and 134 boys) from 24 ETBF member federations Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Island, Israel, Italy, Lativa, Netherlands, Norway, Polen, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine, Ungarn and Wales are expected to compete at 26-laner World Cup Hallen.

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