All-Events champions Mohr, Romeo continue to lead as Masters field is cut to top 8


    2013 WSrC

    2013WSrCRonMohr.jpg2013WSrCRobinRomeo.jpgAll-Events champions Ron Mohr (pictured left) and Robin Romeo (right), United States, held on to the lead in the Masters competition as the field was cut to the top eight men and women in Thursday's Round of 24 at the World Senior Championships in Las Vegas.

    Mohr posted the highest six-game series of 1357 to widen his lead to 457 pins with 5582 total and an average of 232.58. Swedes Christer Pettersson and Jan Nordberg sit in second and third place with 5125 and 5112, respectively.

    2013WSrCChristerDanielsson.jpg2013WSrCTakeoMurakami.jpgIsaac Amkie of Mexico jumped from eighth to fourth place with 5053 behind a 1327 series today. Amkie is followed by Swedes Christer Danielsson (left) and Stefan Yngström, who are fifth and sixth with 5010 and 4985, resp.

    Rounding out the top 8, who advanced to Friday's round robin match play, were Hugh Miller, United States (4976) and Takeo Murakami, Japan (right, 4918).

    Romeo posted the second-highest block of 1286 in the women's division (Sara Aviram of Israel was best with 1329) to widen her lead to 104 pins with 5002 and an average of 208.42.

    2013WSrCChristelCarlsson.jpg2013WSrCMildaDosRamos.jpgHer team mate Lucy Sandelin moved into second place with 4898 and is followed by Swedes Susanne Olsson and Christel Carlsson (left) in third and fourth place with 4884 and 4794, resp.

    Places five and six belong to Canadians Jill Friis and Sharon Tataryn with 4759 and 4715. Tish Johnson, United States, finished the round in seventh place with 4712.

    Milda Dos Ramos (right) of Venezuela beat out Lena Sulkanen, Sweden, for eighth and last place to advance by one pin, 4696 to 4695.

    2013WSrCLogo.jpg The 1st World Senior Championships runs from Aug. 10 thru 16, 2013. Men and women will compete in separate divisions for medals in five events - Singles, Doubles, Team, All-Events and Masters. All participants must be 50 years of age or above in the year of the championships.

    The top 8 players will return on Friday morning at 9.30 a.m. for seven games of round robin match play, where 20 bonus points are awarded for a won match and 10 bonus points for a tied match.

    The top four players with the highest 31-game total including bonus points will play two semi-finals over one game ; the highest positioned in Step 2 vs. the fourth highest positioned in Step 2 and the second highest (No. 1 meets No. 4 and No. 2 bowls No. 3).

    The winners advance to the championship match to determine the Masters champion in a one game final.


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    World Senior Championships - Men's Masters Round One Results

    The top 8 players advance to Round Robin Match Play


    World Senior Championships - Women's Masters Round One Results

    The top 8 players advance to Round Robin Match Play