England's Allsebrook, Glover cruise to victory in Women's Doubles at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship


    2008 CTBC

    Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

    2008CTBCAllsebrookGlover.jpg Jo Allsebrook and Zara Glover (l.r)  from England cruised to victory in Women's Doubles at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship Tuesday at Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Photos courtesy of CTBF.

    2008CTBCJazreelTanJenniferTan.jpg The duo averaged 231.58 over six games on the short oil pattern and felled 2779 pins. Glover, who won the European Champions Cup and finished third in the Bowling World Cup earlier this month, led the team with 1498, a 249.67 average, and Allsebrook contributed 1281 (213.50).

    The duo outaveraged their nearest competitors, Jennifer Tan and Jazreel Tan (r-l) from Singapore by 17.5 pins. The Singaporean felled 2569 pins (214.08) to win the second silver medal for their country after Jazreel's second-place finish in Singles yesterday.

    2008CTBCJohnsonLoyerSanesac.jpg The bronze medal went to Canadians Jo-Ann Sanesac and Julie Johson-Loyer (r-l), who checked in with 2521 (210.08). Karen Payne and Lynda Black-Watson from the host country of Northern Ireland were 97 pins behind the Canadians in fourth place with 2424 (202.00).

    Singles champion Sin Li Jane (1114) from Malaysia and team mate Syakirah Yeoh had to settle for fifth place with 2319 (193.25).

    Glover overtook the lead in All Events with 2815 and an average of 234.58 over 12 games. Singles silver and bronze medalists Jazreel Tan and Cassie Staudinger, Australia, remained in second and third place with 2722 (226.83) and 2535 (211.25), respectively. Singles champion Jane fell to sixth place with 2509 (209.08).

    32 women from 16 Commonwealth countries, Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Cyprus, England, Gibraltar, Guernsey, India, Jersey, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, Wales and the host Northern Ireland participate in the championships.

    2008 CTBC Women's Doubles - Final Standings

    Women's All Events after 12 games