World Tenpin Bowling Association releases Bulletin No. 1 for 2014 Men's World Championships

    04/11/14

    2014 MWC

    Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE (December 4-15, 2014)

    2011WTBALogo.jpgThe World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) has invited all member federations to participate in the 2014 Men's World Championships December 4-15, 2014, at Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

    The championships 2014 will be hosted by WTBA, the Emirates Bowling Federation and Zayed Sports City.

    All WTBA Member Federations who are currently paid up members of FIQ, WTBA and their respective zone (PABCON, ETBF, and ABF) are allowed to participate in the championships.

    Maximum six men per country will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, five-player Teams, All Events and Masters in the 9-day competition (December 6-14).

    Bulletin No. 1 contains the following information:
    • Preliminary Schedule
    • Hotel (Centro Capital Centre)
    • Zayed Sports City - Khalifa International Bowling Center
    • Various facilities and services (MWC website, press area, press conferences, result services, bus services, equipment storage, farewell banquet, transportation)
    • Various fees (entry fee, supporters fee, prepayment of fees)
    • Forms A-G and deadlines

    Downloads:
    2014 MWC Bulletin No. 1
    2014 MWC Form A-H

     


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    2014 Men's World Championships - Preliminary Schedule at a glance


    • Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - unofficial practice
    • Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - unofficial practice
    • Thursday, December 4, 2014 last day of arrival; unofficial practice; team manager's meeting; opening ceremony
    • Friday, December 5, 2014 - Official Practice (five squads)
    • Saturday, December 6, 2014 - Singles Squads 1-3 (longer oil)
    • Sunday, December 7, 2014 - Singles Squads 4&5; Semifinals and Finals (longer oil); medal ceremony
    • Monday, December 8, 2014 Doubles Squads 1-3 (shorter oil)
    • Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Doubles Squads 4&5; Semifinals and Finals (shorter oil); medal ceremony
    • Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - Trios Squads 1-3 Block 1 (longer oil)
    • Thursday, December 11, 2014 - Trios Squads 1-3 Block 2 (shorter oil), Semifinals and Finals
    • Friday, December 12, 2014 - Team Squads 1-2 Block 1 (longer oil); Trios medal ceremony
    • Saturday, December 13, 2014 - Team Squads 1-2 Block 2 (shorter oil), Semifinals and Finals, medal ceremony
    • Sunday, December 14, 2014 - Masters All Event medal ceremony; Banquet
    • Monday, December 15, 2014 - Departure

     


    2013 Combined World Championships - Men's Division Medalists


    Sunset Station's Strike Zone in Henderson, Nev., United States (Aug. 16-31, 2013)

    2013WCLogo.jpg Singles
    1. Bill O'Neill, United States, 409 (2 games)
    2. Bodo Konieczny, Germany, 401 (2 games)
    3. Martin Larsen, Sweden, 183 (1 game)
    3. Shin Seung-Hyeon, Korea, 155 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 O'Neill def. No. 4 Shin, 181-155
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 3 Konieczny def. No. 2 Larsen, 209-183
    Championship Match: O'Neill def. Konieczny, 228-192.

     


    Doubles
    1. United States (John Szczerbinski, Chris Barnes), 1041 (2 games)
    2. Finland (Pasi Uotila, Osku Palermaa), 953 (2 games)
    3. United States (John Janawicz, Mike Fagan), 458 (1 game)
    3. Finland (Joonas Jehkinen, Petteri Salonen), 453 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 Finland - Uotila (265)/Palermaa (215) def. No. 4 Finland - Jehkinen (234)/Salonen (219), 480-453
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 3 United States - Szczerbinski (248)/Barnes (224) def. No. 2 United States - Janawicz (268)/Fagan (190), 472-458
    Championship Match: United States - Szczerbinski (290)/Barnes (279) def. Finland - Uotila (247)/Palermaa (226), 569-473.

     


    Trios
    1. Canada (Mark Buffa, Francois Lavoie, Patrick Girard), 1322 (2 games)
    2. Korea (Choi Bok-Eum, Cho Young-Seon, Kim Jun-Yung), 1301 (2 games)
    3. United States (Bill O'Neill, Tommy Jones, Chris Barnes), 579 (1 game)
    3. Colombia (Edward Rey, Oscar Rodriguez, Santiago Mejia), 444 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 4 Canada - Buffa (194), Lavoie (211), Girard (196) def.
    No. 1 United States - O'Neill (157), Jones (204), Barnes (218), 601-579
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 3 Korea - Choi (185), Cho (246), Kim (268) def.
    No. 2 Colombia - Rey (151), Rodriguez (183), Mejia (110), 699-444
    Championship Match: Canada - Buffa (279), Lavoie (258), Girard (184) def.
    Korea - Choi (183), Cho (233), Kim (186), 721-602.

     


    Team
    1. Finland (Perttu Jussila, Tony Ranta, Petteri Salonen, Pasi Uotila, Osku Palermaa, Joonas Jehkinen), 2284 (2 games)
    2. United States (John Janawicz, Mike Fagan, Bill O'Neill, Tommy Jones, Chris Barnes, John Szczerbinski), 2176 (2 games)
    3. Korea (Choi Bok-Eum, Cho Young-Seon, Shin Seung-Hyeon, Park Jong-Woo, Kim Jun-Yung, Kim Ju-Young), 976 (1 game)
    3. Denmark (Jimmy Mortensen, Frederik √ėhrgaard, Mik Stampe, Carsten Warming Hansen, Thomas Larsen, Jesper Agerbo), 973 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1 (short oil):
    No. 4 Finland - Jussila (199), Ranta (248), Salonen (199), Uotila (267), Palermaa (188) def.
    No. 1 Korea - Bok-Eum (181), Young-Seon (203), Seung-Hyeon (176), Jong-Woo (213), Jun-Yung (203), 1101-976
    Semifinal Match 2 (long oil):
    No. 2 United States - Janawicz (205), Fagan (204), O'Neill (193), Jones (223), Barnes (225) def.
    No. 3 Denamrk - Mortensen (198), √ėhrgaard (156), Stampe (226), Hansen (191), Larsen (202), 1050-973
    Championship Match (long oil):
    Finland - Jussila (206), Ranta (236), Salonen (258), Uotila (279), Palermaa (204) def.
    United States - Janawicz (194), Szczerbinski (192), O'Neill (248), Jones (257), Barnes (235), 1183-1126.

     


    All Events (24-game total and average)
    1. Chris Barnes, United States, 5609, 233.71
    2. Cho Young-Seon, Korea, 5399, 224.96
    3. Bill O'Neill, United States, 5370, 223.75

     


    Masters
    1. Cho Young-Seon, Korea, 491 (2 games)
    2. Chris Barnes, United States, 421 (2 games)
    3. Shin Seung-Hyeon, Korea, 223 (1 game)
    3. Kim Jun-Yung, Korea, 214 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 Barnes def. No. 4 Jun-Yung, 226-214
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 2 Young-Seon def. No. 3 Seung-Hyeon, 237-223
    Championship: Young-Seon def. Barnes, 254-195.