Ana Vieira, Paulo Lopes repeat as Portugal's Bowling World Cup representatives

    09/05/13

    Portugal

    2013BWCPORQAnaVieiraPauloLopes.jpg Ana Vieira and Paulo Lopes (pictured, l-r) captured the women's and men's title in the Portuguese qualifying tournament for the 2013 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup and earned berth in the 49th edition of the event, which will take place Nov. 15-24 at Sibiryak Bowling Center in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia.

    In the stepladder finals in best-of-three- game format, top seeded Vieira and Lopez, topped their opponents Fatima Jord√£o and Alex Fortuna, who both came from the No. 4 seed, two-games-to-none.

    Total 37 players - 28 men and nine women - participated in World Cup Qualifier at Bowling Sintra in Sintra, Portugal, which was organized by Bowling Masters, QubicaAMF's exclusive distributor in Portugal.

    Lopes, 47, qualified for the World Cup for the fourth consecutive year and fifth time overall, while Vieira, 29, earned her third birth after representing Portugal in 2009 and 2012.

     


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    Men's Division - Final Standings after Stepladder Finals


    Championship Round:
    1. Paulo Lopes
    2. Alex Fortuna
    3. Marco Grieco
    4. Jo√£o Castro

    Playoff Results (best of three games):
    Semifinal 1: #4 Fortuna def. #3 Castro, 2-0
    (218-212, 197-181)
    Semifinal 2: #4 Fortuna def. #2 Grieco, 2-1
    (168-236, 244-175, 200-194)
    Championship: #1 Lopes def. #4 Fortuna, 2-0
    (188-158, 196-195)

     


    Women's Division - Final Standings after Stepladder Finals


    Championship Round:
    1. Ana Vieira
    2. Fatima Jord√£o
    3. Fatima Ribeiro
    4. Natercia Gouveia

    Playoff Results (best of three games):
    Semifinal 1: #3 Ribeiro def. #4 Gouveia, 2-1
    (148-148, 154-138, 98-160, 182-160)
    Semifinal 2: #2 Jord√£o def. #3 Ribeiro, 2-0
    (163-106, 146-137)
    Championship: #1 Vieira def. #4 Jord√£o 2-0
    (177-156, 179-139)

     


    Men's Division - Standings after Semifinals


    Players with position, 19-game total including bonus and average. The top four advance to the stepladder finals.

    1. Paulo Lopes, 4018, 211.47
    2. Marco Grieco, 3927, 206.68
    3. Jo√£o Castro, 3864, 203.37
    4. Alex Fortuna, 3807, 200.37

    Missed Cut:
    5. Bruno Abranches, 3745, 197.11
    6. Antonio Silva, 3649, 192.05
    7. Antonio Araujo, 3640, 191.58
    8. Rui Cunha, 3538, 186.21

     


    Women's Division - Standings after Semifinals


    Players with position, 19-game total including bonus and average. The top four advance to the stepladder finals.

    1. Ana Vieira, 3533, 185.95
    2. F√°tima Jord√£o, 3371, 177.42
    3. F√°tima Ribeiro, 3250, 171.05
    4. Natercia Gouveia, 3199, 168.37

    Missed Cut:
    5. Olinda Bettencourt, 3023, 159.11
    6. Carla Mendes, 2927, 154.05
    7. Helena Lourenço, 2808, 147.79
    8. Rosa Almeida, 2653, 139.63

     


    Men's Division - Standings after Qualifying Round Two


    Players with position, 12-game total and average. The top eight advance to the semifinals.

    1. Paulo Lopes, 2551, 212.58
    2. Jo√£o Castro, 2498, 208.17
    3. Marco Grieco, 2477, 206.42
    4. Alex Fortuna, 2445, 203.75
    5. Antonio Araujo, 2434, 202.83
    6. Bruno Abranches, 2374, 197.83
    7. Antonio Silva, 2350, 195.83
    8. Rui Cunha, 2309, 192.42

    Missed Cut:
    9. Antonio Sousa, 2284, 190.33
    10. Pedro Esteves, 2267, 188.92
    11. Jo√£o Reixa, 2232, 186.00
    12. Ricardo Cordeiro, 2231, 185.92
    13. Jo√£o Santos, 2173, 181.08
    14. Miguel Bento, 2143, 178.58
    15. Luis Matos, 2101, 175.08
    16. Euler Marques, 2076, 173.00

     


    Women's Division - Standings after Qualifying Round Two


    Players with position, 12-game total and average. All players advance to the semifinals.

    1. F√°tima Jord√£o, 2166, 180.50
    2. Ana Vieira, 2152, 179.33
    3. F√°tima Ribeiro, 1973, 164.42
    4. Natercia Gouveia, 1941, 161.75
    5. Olinda Bettencourt, 1908, 159.00
    6. Helena Lourenço, 1754, 146.17
    7. Carla Mendes, 1673, 139.42
    8. Rosa Almeida, 1570, 130.83

     


    Men's Division - Standings after Qualifying Round One


    Players with position, 8-game total and average. The top 16 advance to the second round.

    1. Jo√£o Castro, 1696, 212.00
    2. Paulo Lopes, 1686, 210.75
    3. Alex Fortuna, 1617, 202.13
    4. Marco Grieco, 1613, 201.63
    5. Antonio Silva, 1590, 198.75
    6. Bruno Abranches, 1556, 194.50
    7. Rui Cunha, 1534, 191.75
    8. Antonio Araujo, 1527, 190.88
    9. Pedro Esteves, 1515, 189.38
    10. Jo√£o Santos, 1482, 185.25
    11. Antonio Sousa, 1466, 183.25
    12. Ricardo Cordeiro, 1456, 182.00
    13. Jo√£o Reixa, 1448, 181.00
    14. Miguel Bento, 1447, 180.88
    15. Luis Matos, 1446, 180.75
    16. Euler Marques, 1446, 180.75

    Missed Cut:
    17. Alex Santos, 1473, 184.13 (withdrew)
    18. Jo√£o Paulo Martins, 1442, 180.25
    19-Bruno Costa, 1378, 172.25
    20-Ademir Souza, 1369, 171.13
    21-Rui Reis, 1334, 166.75
    22-José Pinho, 1334, 166.75
    23-Amavel Lourenço, 1284, 160.50
    24-Pedro Proença, 1229, 153.63
    25-Pedro Fernandes, 1221, 152.63
    26-Eduardo Ribeiro, 1199, 149.88
    27-Antonio Almeida, 1182, 147.75
    28-Antonio Casta√Īo, 1086, 135.75

     


    Women's Division - Standings after Qualifying Round One


    Players with position, 8-game total and average. The top 8 advance to the second round.

    1. Ana Vieira, 1453, 181.63
    2. F√°tima Jord√£o, 1395, 174.38
    3. Olinda Bettencourt, 1309, 163.63
    4. F√°tima Ribeiro, 1296, 162.00
    5. Natercia Gouveia, 1231, 153.88
    6. Helena Lourenço, 1131, 141.38
    7. Rosa Almeida, 1094, 136.75
    8. Carla Mendes, 1057, 132.13

    Missed Cut:
    9. Camila Fortuna, 876, 109.50