Clara Juliana Guerrero wins the women's title at 50th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

    11/09/14

    2014 BWC

    Sky Bowling center in Wroclaw, Poland (November 1-9, 2014)

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    2014BWCSinLiJane3.jpg 14 years after starting her international career with a runner-up finish at the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Lisbon, Portugal, Clara Juliana Guerrero of Colombia lifted the trophy after winning the 50th edition of the prestigious event at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland.

    The 32-year-old two-time World Champion, who led the match play round earlier today to earn the No. 1 seed, defeated Sin Li Jane (right) in a high-scoring title match best-of-three games format, two-games-to-one.

    2014BWCClaraGuerrero7.jpgGuerrero (pictured left with Pat Ciniello, President of QubicaAMF Worldwide, LLC.), who also owns a World Ranking Masters title, a European Bowling Tour title and a PBA regional title, took the first game, 239-234, but the Malaysian national team member leveled the match with big 257-243 win in game two.

    2014BWCBrittniHamilton3.jpgGuerrero started the deciding third game with eight consecutive strikes and never looked back. She finished with two spares for a 265-211 victory. Guerrero toppled 747 pins in three games, a record for the World Cup.

    Li Jane had to go the distance in the semifinal match against No. 3 seed, Brittni Hamilton (right), before she ousted the Team USA member, 2-1. Hamilton took a 1-0 lead behind a 235-181 win in the opening game. The Malaysian rebounded with a 236-234 win in game two to force a decider. She advanced to the title match with a 213-204 win.

    BowlingdigitalBanner.gif Bowlingdigital.com covered the 50th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup live from Wroclaw including reports, photos and results after each round. The event was broadcast live on BOWL.com's BowlTV.

    2014BWCLogo2.jpg The preliminaries consisted of four blocks of five games with the top 24 men and the top 24 women after 20 games advancing to the intermediate round. Those 24 players bowled further 8 games with the pinfall total from the preliminaries being carried forward.

    The top 8 men and the top 8 women after 28 games bowled a further seven games round robin match play plus one game position round (total 8 games) with 30 pins bonus per win and 15 for a tie.

    The top 3 men and the top 3 women after 36 games including bonus pins determined the champions in the stepladder finals in best-of-three games format.

     


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    50th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup - Women's Finals


    Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland (November 9, 2014)

    Championship Round:
    1. Clara Juliana Guerrero, Colombia, 747 (3 games)
    2. Sin Li Jane, Malaysia, 1302 (6 games)
    3. Brittni Hamilton, United States, 673 (3 games)

    Playoff Results (best-of-three games):
    Semifinal Match: No. 2 Li Jane def. No. 3 Hamilton, 2-1
    (181-235, 236-234, 213-204)
    Championship: No. 1 Guerrero vs. Li Jane, 2-1
    (239-234, 243-257, 265-211).

     


    50th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup - Women Division Final Standings


    1. Clara Juliana Guerrero, Colombia
    2. Sin Li Jane, Malaysia
    3. Brittni Hamilton, United States
    4. Maria Bulanova, Russia
    5. Liza Del Rosario, Philippines
    6. Rebecka Larsen, Sweden
    7. Caroline Lagrange, Canada
    8. Daria Kovalova, Ukraine
    9. Sandra Gongora, Mexico
    10. Cherie Tan, Singapore
    11. Martina Schütz, Germany
    12. Piritta Maja, Finland
    13. Danni Hopcroft, England
    14. Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic
    15. Amanda Larkin, Ireland
    16. Mariana Ayala, Puerto Rico
    17. Jolanda Visser, Netherlands
    18. Kaitlyn Commane, Australia
    19. Heidi Thorstensen, Norway
    20. Maria Tkachenko, Latvia
    21. Sarit Mizrachi, Israel
    22. Bianca Tofilau, New Zealand
    23. Amandine Jacques, France
    24. Sue Abela, Malta
    25. Kylie Bromley, Wales
    26. Sabeena Saleem, India
    27. Edissa Andrade, Panama
    28. Lia Mojarro, Catalonia
    29. June Dill, Bermuda
    30. Bigi Manico, Switzerland
    31. Luminita Farkas Bucin, Romania
    32. Christelle Piccoli, Belgium
    33. Daiva Perminiene, Lithuania
    34. Viviana Delgado, Costa Rica
    35. Alexandra Zorba, Greece
    36. Viktoria Morcz, Hungary
    37. Holly Fleming, Scotland
    38. Katerina Bestova, Czech Republic
    39. Lucyna Charezinska, Poland
    40. Adile Sevgi Michajlow, Turkey
    41. Sofiya Hristova, Bulgaria
    42. Aksana Sinitsa, Belarus
    43. Petra Stankova, Slovakia
    44. Simona Fasol, Italy
    45. Ursula Ekermans, South Africa
    46. Che Weng Si, Macau
    47. Carolina Munoz Huerta, Spain
    48. Anne Kwong, Hong Kong
    49. Ivana Krajacic, Croatia
    50. Tatyana Lefter, Uzbekistan
    51. Nora Turci, Luxembourg
    52. Xynea Johnson, Bahamas
    53. Samy-Anna Saba, New Caledonia
    54. Gudny Gunnarsdottir, Iceland
    55. Ljuba Ceglar, Slovenia
    56. Dominique Merlo, Reunion
    (tie) Maryam Vanaki, Iran
    58. Theresa Depka, Virgin Islands
    59. Terje Roosi, Estonia
    60. Viola Zharko, Azerbaijan
    61. Neuza Kae, Brazil
    62. Azhar Baitulayeva, Kyrgyzstan
    63. Cristina Soares, Portugal
    64. Donna Horton, Northern Ireland
    65. Hela Meziou, Tunisia
    66. Antonieta Costa, Azores
    67. Liz Wall, Jersey
    68. Dolgormaa Tumurjav, Mongolia
    69. Firehiwot T. Woldegiorgis, Ethiopia
    70. Nasheeha King, Mauritius

     


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