2006 WEC Germany

2006 WEC

09/03/06

Helen Johnsson wins high-scoring Masters final against Britt Brøndsted in the Women's European Championships

Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany (Aug 24 - Sep 3, 2006)

2006WECMastersBrondstedJohnsson_small.jpg 29-year-old Helen Johnsson (right) from Sweden won the European Masters final against Britt Brøndsted (left), Denmark, two-games-to-one, despite taking a dive in the ninth frame of the final frame. Choosing to play on short oil first, Johnsson defeated the Europe's No. 1, 268-214 in the first game, leaving only a single pin the 5th frame and in the 11th.

2006 WEC

09/02/06

Gold instead of nothing; Netherlands wins the title in Team event from 4th place

Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany (Aug. 24 - Sept. 3, 2006)

2006WECTeamTop4_small.jpg In the 44-year history of the European Championships every team that has ended up with the championship record became the European champion. Not this time as the Swedish ladies, who shot a record 6371 six-game total on short and long oil condition, a 212,37 average, were eliminated in a newly contested semifinal by the Dutch team and had to settle for the bronze medal.

2006 WEC

09/02/06

Fiona Banks wins her second gold medal at the Women's European Championships in All Events

Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany (Aug. 24 - Sept. 3, 2006)

2006WECAllEventsFionaBanks.jpg England's Fiona Banks (pictured) cruised to victory in All Events to capture her second gold medal at the Women's European Championships after winning in the Trios event. Banks posted a new championship record of 5443, an average of 226,79 for 24 games. Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark, was second, with Patricia Schwarz, Germany, third. The top 24 advanced to the Masters finals.

2006 WEC

08/31/06

England cruises to victory in trios event at Women's European Championships

Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany (Aug. 24 - Sept. 3, 2006)

2006WECTriosTop3_small.jpg Jemma Smith, Fiona Banks and Katie Jowsey from England sensationally won the gold medal in the Trios event in the Women's European Championships at Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany. Leading after both three-game blocks on short and long oil, the trio defeated Denmark's Britt Bröndsted, Mai Ginge Jensen and Kamilla Kjeldsen in the championship match, 611-568.


2006 WEC

08/28/06

Denmark starts Women's European Championships with Gold and Silver in Doubles event

Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany (Aug. 24 - Sept. 3, 2006)

2006WECDoublesJensenSisters_small.jpg The Doubles final at the Women's European Championships was an all-Danish affair with sisters Mai and Anja Ginge Jensen defeating Britt Bröndsted and Kamilla Kjeldsen, 421-407, to win the gold medal. Semi-final losers Reija Lunden and Piritta Kantola, Finland, as well as Katie Jowsey and Fiona Banks, England, shared the bronze medal.

Starting this Saturday

08/26/06

2006 Women's European Championships

Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany (Aug 24 - Sep 3, 2006)

2006WECLogo_small.jpg The 1st Women's European Championships (WEC) will be held at Dream-Bowl in Böblingen, Germany, August 24 through September 3, 2006. 22 out of 47 member countries of the European Tenpin Bowling Federation (ETBF) have announced to participate in the event. Players will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Doubles, Trios, Team, All Events and Masters.

Sweden

06/21/06

Ă…sa Larsson names players for Women's European Championships

Asa_Larsson_5714.jpg Helen_Johnsson_4908.jpg Swedish women's national team coach Åsa Larsson (left) has named the players for the 1st Women's European Championships in Böblingen, Germany, August 24 through September 3, 2006. The team is headed by 3-time Swedish champion Helén Johnsson (right).

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