Falzon wins 2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open

    08/07/06

    Cyprus

    Cockatoos Bowling Center in Pafos, Cyprus

    Ray Falzon of Malta defeated No. 1 seeded Or Aviram, Israel, 408-333, over two games total pinfall to win the 2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open in Cyprus and the 5.600 Euro top prize.

    Falzon, seeded second in the four-player stepladder final, ousted another Israeli, Gal Shemer, 192-151, in the semi-final for the right to bowl tournament leader Aviram for the title. In the opening match, Shemer, the No. 3 seed, topped No. 4 Rob Thurlby, England, 160-141.

    Aviram pocketed 2.900 Euro for second place, Shemer received 2.200 Euro for third place and earned 1.350 Euro for fourth.

    The 2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open drew 125 players from Cyprus, England, Finland, Greece, Israel, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine.


    2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open - Stepladder Finals


    Cockatoos Bowling Center in Pafos, Cyprus (July 28 through August 6, 2006)

    1. Ray Falzon, Malta, 600 (3 games), 5.600 Euro
    2. Or Aviram, Israel, 333 (2 agmes), 2.900 Euro
    3. Gal Shemer, Israel, 311 (2 games), 2.200 Euro
    4. Rob Thurlby, England, 141 (1 game), 1.350 Euro

    Playoff Results:
    First Match: Shemer def. Thurlby, 160-141
    Second Match: Falzon def. Shemer, 192-151
    Championship Match: Falzon def. Aviram, 408-333.


    2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open - Round of 8


    Players with position, country, 8-game total and average
    * women scores including 8 pins handicap each game


    1. Or Aviram, Israel, 1719, 214,88
    2. Ray Falzon, Malta, 1698, 212,25
    3. Gal Shemer, Israel, 1650, 206,25
    4. Rob Thurlby, England, 1615, 201,88
    The top 4 advanced to the stepladder finals.

    Missed Cut:
    5. Ville Holmstrom, Finland, 1602, 200,25
    6. *Alexandra Zorba, Greece, 1601, 192,13
    7. Costas Kyriakou, Cyprus, 1599, 199,88
    8. Petri Markkanen, Finland, 1554, 194,25


    2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open - Round of 8 plus 8


    Players with position, country, 4-game total and average

    1. Or Aviram, Israel, 888, 222,00
    2. Ray Falzon, Malta, 868, 217,00
    3. Costas Kyriakou, Cyprus, 848, 212,00
    4. *Alexandra Zorba, Greece, 837, 201,25
    5. Ville Holmstrom, Finland, 831, 207,75
    6. Rob Thurlby, England, 830, 207,50
    7. Gal Shemer, Israel, 828, 207,00
    8. Petri Markkanen, Finland, 805, 201,25
    The top 8 advanced to the next round.

    Missed Cut:
    9. George Pentas, Cyprus, 803, 200,75
    10. Charis Panayiotou, Cyprus, 798, 199,50
    11. Tasos Michael, Cyprus, 793, 198,25
    12. Andreas Karistianos, Cyprus, 752, 188,00
    13. *Christina Fotina, Greece, 741, 177,25
    14. *Nantia Erodotou, Cyprus, 741, 177,25
    15. Costas Christou, Cyprus, 735, 183,75
    16. Peter Sampson, England, 633, 158,25


    2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open - Round of 16


    Players with position, country, 8-game total and average

    1. *Christina Fotina, Greece, 1683, 202,38
    2. Ray Falzon, Malta, 1618, 202,25
    3. Gal Shemer, Israel, 1602, 200,25
    4. Ville Holmstrom, Finland, 1576, 197,00
    5. *Alexandra Zorba, Greece, 1536, 184,00
    6. Andreas Karistianos, Cyprus, 1531, 191,38
    7. Tasos Michael, Cyprus, 1525, 190,63
    8. Costas Christou, Cyprus, 1513, 189,13
    The top 8 advanced to the next round.

    Missed Cut:
    9. George Mappouras, Cyprus, 1502, 187,75
    10. Costas Sakellariou, Greece, 1486, 185,75
    11. Nestoras Nestoros, Cyprus, 1467, 183,38
    12. George Stavrinou, Cyprus, 1444, 180,50
    13. Christos Ioannou, Cyprus, 1438, 179,75
    14. Kyri Scordis, Cyprus, 1403, 175,38
    15. Konstantios Mouskis, Cyprus, 1393, 174,13
    16. George Anastasiou, Cyprus, 1390, 173,75


    2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open - Round of 30


    Players with position, country, 4-game total and average

    1. Christina Fotina, Greece, 883, 208,75
    2. Andreas Karistianos, Cyprus, 837, 209,25
    3. Ville Holmstrom, Finland, 800, 200,00
    4. Ray Falzon, Malta, 793, 198,25
    5. Gal Shemer, Israel, 778, 194,50
    6. Christos Ioannou, Cyprus, 767, 191,75
    7. Costas Sakellariou, Greece, 767, 191,75
    8. George Anastasiou, Cyprus, 758, 189,50
    9. Tasos Michael, Cyprus, 755, 188,75
    10. Costas Christou, Cyprus, 753, 188,25
    11. Kyri Scordis, Cyprus, 744, 186,00
    12. Alexandra Zorba, Greece, 739, 172,75
    13. George Stavrinou, Cyprus, 738, 184,50
    14. George Mappouras, Cyprus, 733, 183,25
    15. Konstantios Mouskis, Cyprus, 733, 183,25
    16. Nestoras Nestoros, Cyprus, 731, 182,75
    The top 16 advanced to the next round.

    Missed Cut:
    17. Dimitris Sionis, Greece, 730, 182,50
    18. Matt Hamilton, England, 722, 180,50
    19. Dor Shpeizman, Israel, 717, 179,25
    20. Daniel Bonfield, England, 715, 178,75
    21. Christis Christou, Cyprus, 705, 176,25
    22. Moshe Sheinman, Israel, 705, 176,25
    23. Maik Konstantinou, Cyprus, 690, 172,50
    24. Periklis Pericleous, Cyprus, 684, 171,00
    25. Demis Ioannidis, Cyprus, 682, 170,50
    26. Frixos Junior, Cyprus, 662, 165,50
    27. Eric Evripidou, Cyprus, 637, 159,25
    28. Philip Kargotis, Cyprus, 636, 159,00
    29. Dan French, England, 605, 151,25
    30. Costas Liratzis, Greece, 601, 150,25


    2nd Cockatoos Pafos Open - Qualifying


    Players with position, country, 6-game total and average

    1. Charis Panayiotou, Cyprus, 1332, 222,00
    2. Or Aviram, Israel, 1318, 219,67
    3. Rob Thurlby, England, 1285, 214,17
    4. George Pentas, Cyprus, 1281, 213,50
    5. Petri Markkanen, Finland, 1265, 210,83
    6. Costas Kyriakou, Cyprus, 1264, 210,67
    7. Peter Sampson, England, 1258, 209,67
    8. *Nantia Erodotou, Cyprus, 1246, 199,67
    9. Costas Sakellariou, Greece, 1234, 205,67
    10. George Anastasiou, Cyprus, 1231, 205,17
    11. Ville Holmstrom, Finland, 1231, 205,17
    12. Tasos Michael, Cyprus, 1230, 205,00
    13. Dan French, England, 1227, 204,50
    14. Andreas Karistianos, Cyprus, 1224, 204,00
    15. George Mappouras, Cyprus, 1207, 201,17
    16. Christis Christou, Cyprus, 1204, 200,67
    17. Gal P Shemer, Israel, 1203, 200,50
    18. *Alexandra Zorba, Greece, 1202, 192,33
    19. Daniel Bonfield, England, 1201, 200,17
    20. Dor Shpeizman, Israel, 1197, 199,50
    21. Periklis Pericleous, Cyprus, 1195, 199,17
    22. Ray Falzon Peale, Malta, 1191, 198,50
    23. Dimitris Sionis, Greece, 1190, 198,33
    24. Philip Kargotis, Cyprus, 1186, 197,67
    25. Christos Ioannou, Cyprus, 1183, 197,17
    26. Nestoras Nestoros, Cyprus, 1182, 197,00
    27. Konstantios Mouskis, Cyprus, 1182, 197,00
    28. Matt Hamilton, England, 1182, 197,00
    29. *Christina Fotina, Greece, 1180, 188,67
    30. Moshe Sheinman, Israel, 1174, 195,67
    31. Eric Evripidou, Cyprus, 1172, 195,33
    32. Maik Konstantinou, Cyprus, 1170, 195,00
    33. Demis Ioannidis, Cyprus, 1169, 194,83
    34. George Stavrinou, Cyprus, 1168, 194,67
    The top 34 advanced to the finals.

    Qualifiers through the 'Desperado Squad':
    35. Kyri Scordis, Cyprus, 218
    36. Costas Liratzis, Greece, 216
    37. Frixos Junior, Cyprus, 215
    38. Costas Christou, Cyprus, 211

    Missed Cut:
    39. Akis Erodotou, Cyprus, 1166, 194,33
    40. Doros Demetriou, Cyprus, 1164, 194,00
    41. Antonis Dalitis, Cyprus, 1163, 193,83
    42. Costas Christou, Cyprus, 1163, 193,83
    43. Kai Hanninen, Sweden, 1160, 193,33
    44. Christos Krassas, Cyprus, 1155, 192,50
    45. Vasilakis Fanouris, Greece, 1155, 192,50
    46. Christos Kourtelidis, Cyprus, 1153, 192,17
    47. Galakteros Spiros, Greece, 1148, 191,33
    48. Pawel Marcula, Poland, 1148, 191,33
    49. Valera Smoliakov, Russia, 1146, 191,00
    50. *Eleni Skopelidi, Ukraine, 1141, 182,17
    51. Kyri Skordis, Cyprus, 1141, 190,17
    52. *Agnes Astrauskaite, Cyprus, 1135, 181,17
    53. Maor Edri, Israel, 1133, 188,83
    54. *Myria Kastori, Cyprus, 1130, 180,33
    55. Dimitris Vovoudakis, Greece, 1128, 188,00
    56. Simon Burke, Malta, 1119, 186,50
    57. Valery Skopelidis, Ukraine, 1119, 186,50
    58. Costas Sayias, Cyprus, 1114, 185,67
    59. Alexey Chuprov, Russia, 1110, 185,00
    60. *Nakis Perikleous, Cyprus, 1101, 175,50
    61. Christodoulos Katsiaris, Cyprus, 1098, 183,00
    62. *Tonia Monyiou, Cyprus, 1097, 174,83
    63. *Maria Hapeshi, Cyprus, 1096, 174,67
    64. Kanis Markos, Greece, 1093, 182,17
    65. Kyraikos H"ttofi, Cyprus, 1089, 181,50
    66. Frixos Junior, Cyprus, 1088, 181,33
    67. Lefteris Socratous, Cyprus, 1088, 181,33
    68. Loukis Louka, Cyprus, 1087, 181,17
    69. Tony Paris, Malta, 1086, 181,00
    70. Christakis Iounnou, Cyprus, 1078, 179,67
    71. Christos Evstathiou, Cyprus, 1078, 179,67
    72. *Rania Praxitelous, Cyprus, 1078, 171,67
    73. Mark Muskat, Malta, 1077, 179,50
    74. *Yiola Pastou, Cyprus, 1075, 171,17
    75. Trifonas Trifona, Cyprus, 1073, 178,83
    76. Ballosathanasios, Greece, 1071, 178,50
    77. Yiannis Agisilaou, Cyprus, 1068, 178,00
    78. Yiannis Spyrou, Cyprus, 1063, 177,17
    79. Yiannis Psimarnes, Greece, 1060, 176,67
    80. Georgos Antoniou, Cyprus, 1059, 176,50
    81. Skevos Megalemos, Cyprus, 1059, 176,50
    82. Costas Stergiadis, Greece, 1058, 176,33
    83. Kyriakos Mavrikios, Cyprus, 1054, 175,67
    84. Michalis Mastris, Cyprus, 1050, 175,00
    85. Fotis Moulakakis, Greece, 1036, 172,67
    86. Pampos Sofroniou, Cyprus, 1034, 172,33
    87. Sokratis Sokratous, Cyprus, 1033, 172,17
    88. Andreas Charalambous, Cyprus, 1032, 172,00
    89. Themis Mavromihalos, Cyprus, 1029, 171,50
    90. Antzoulato Antonios, Greece, 1028, 171,33
    91. Costas Liratzis, Greece, 1028, 171,33
    92. George Skoufiris, Cyprus, 1018, 169,67
    93. *Thoulla Stavrou, Cyprus, 1018, 161,67
    94. Keith Howes, England, 1017, 169,50
    95. *Julia Prozorova, Russia, 1015, 161,17
    96. Stylianos Anthoniou, Cyprus, 1009, 168,17
    97. Antros Nicolaou, Cyprus, 1001, 166,83
    98. Levteris Dimitris, Greece, 999, 166,50
    99. *Valerie Ann, England, 998, 158,33
    100. Kefalis Michalis, Greece, 997, 166,17
    101. George Tsibalakis, Greece, 996, 166,00
    102. Charalampous Antoniou, Cyprus, 993, 165,50
    103. Nicos Andreou, Cyprus, 984, 164,00
    104. Ivan Lavrov, Russia, 981, 163,50
    105. *Sveta Danilenko, Russia, 971, 153,83
    106. Karouzos Nikos, Greece, 968, 161,33
    107. Andreas Dimitriadis, Greece, 963, 160,50
    108. Costas Karelias, Cyprus, 962, 160,33
    109. *Antonis Anthoniou, Cyprus, 957, 151,50
    110. John Christofi, England, 956, 159,33
    111. Vladimir Vedeneev, Russia, 956, 159,33
    112. Marios Agathocleous, Cyprus, 955, 159,17
    113. *Tasos Evripidou, Cyprus, 951, 150,50
    114. Marios Praxitelous, Cyprus, 945, 157,50
    115. *Irini Kaplani, Cyprus, 934, 147,67
    116. Dimirtis Konstantinidis, Cyprus, 924, 154,00
    117. Costas Constantinidis, Cyprus, 918, 153,00
    118. Moulakakis Fotis, Greece, 917, 152,83
    119. *Yianna Christofi, England, 914, 144,33
    120. Costas Giannitsas, Greece, 904, 150,67
    121. *Vicy Perikleous, Cyprus, 902, 142,33
    122. Tomas Drungilas, Lithuania, 893, 148,83
    123. Andreas 69, Cyprus, 891, 148,50
    124. Dimitris Michael, Cyprus, 885, 147,50
    125. Nicolas Fasouliotis, Cyprus, 852, 142,00
    126. *Elena Costantinidi, Cyprus, 844, 132,67
    127. *Evelina Stefanou, Cyprus, 842, 132,33
    128. *Neoklis Erodonou, Cyprus, 818, 128,33
    129. Petros Stelionakis, Cyprus, 790, 131,67