Bulletin No. 1 is out for 2015 Women's World Championships in Abu Dhabi

    04/07/15

    2015 WWC

    Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (December 5-14, 2015)

    2011WTBALogo.jpgThe World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) and the host Emirates Bowling Federation (EBF) have released Bulletin No. 1 for the 2015 World Championships for women which will be held from Saturday, December 5 to Monday, December 13, at Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    2015EmiratesBFLogo.jpgAll WTBA member federations, who are currently paid up members of the WTBA and their respective zone (PABCON, ETBF and ABF), are allowed to participate in this championships.

    Maximum six women per country will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, five-player Teams, All-Events and Masters in the seven-day competition (December 7-13).

    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, excess baggage)
    • Various fees (entry fee, supporters fee, prepayment of fees)
    • Forms A-G and deadlines

    Downloads: 2015 WWC Bulletin No. 1

     


    2015 Women's World Championships - Preliminary Schedule at a glance


    • Thursday, December 3, 2015 - unofficial practice
    • Friday, December 4, 2015 - unofficial practice
    • Saturday, December 5, 2015 - last day of arrival; unofficial practice; team manager's meeting
    • Sunday, December 6, 2015 - Official Practice (three squads); opening ceremony
    • Monday, December 7, 2015 - Singles Squads 1-3 (longer oil)
    • Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - Trios Squads 1-2 Block 1 (shorter oil); Trios Squads 1-2 Block 2 (longer oil)
    • Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - Singles Semifinals, Finals and Medal Ceremony; Trios Semifinals, Finals and Medal Ceremony; Doubles Squad 1 (shorter oil)
    • Thursday, December 10, 2015 Doubles Squads 2 & 3 (shorter oil); Doubles Semifinals, Finals and Medal Ceremony
    • Friday, December 11, 2015 - Team Squads 1 & 2 Block 1 (longer oil)
    • Saturday, December 12, 2015 - Team Squads A & B Block 2 (shorter oil), Team Semifinals and Finals; All-Events and Team Medal Ceremony
    • Sunday, December 13, 2015 - Masters competition and Medal Ceremony; Victory Banquet
    • Monday, December 14, 2015 - Departure; FIQ/WTBA Executive Board meetings
    • Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - FIQ Congress; WTBA Congress
    • Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - WTBA Congress; extra FIQ Congress (if necessary)

     


    2013 Combined World Championships - Women's Division Medalists


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

    Singles
    2013WCSinglesWomenTop4.jpg Championship Round:
    1. Ryu Seo-Yeon, Korea, 426 (2 games)
    2. Wang Ya-Ting, Chinese Taipei, 387 (2 games)
    3. Huang Chiung-Yao, Chinese Taipei, 200 (1 game)
    (tie) Mariana Ayala, Puerto Rico, 190 (1 game)

    L-R Wang, Ryu, Ayala and Huang.

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 4 Ryu def. No. 1 Huang, 202-200
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 2 Wang def. No. 3 Ayala, 205-190
    Championship Match: Ryu def. Wang, 224-182.

     


    Doubles
    2013WCDoublesWomenTop4.jpg Championship Round:
    1. United States (Stefanie Nation / Shannon O'Keefe), 951 (2 games)
    2. United States (Missy Parkin / Kelly Kulick), 922 (2 games)
    3. Venezuela (Karen Marcano / Alicia Marcano), 373 (1 game)
    Australia (Ann-Maree Putney / Carol Gianotti), 430 (1 game)

    L-R Parkin, Kulick, Nation, O'Keefe, Putney, Gianotti, Karen and Alicia Marcano.

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 4 Parkin (183)/Kulick (300) def. No. 1 K. Marcano (180)/A. Marcano (193), 483-373
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 2 Nation (201)/O'Keefe (268) def. No. 3 Putney (220)/Gianotti (210), 469-430
    Championship Match: Nation (258)/O'Keefe (224) def. Parkin (193)/Kulick (245), 482-438.

     


    Trios
    2013WCTriosWomenTop4.jpg Championship Round:
    1. Korea (Ryu Seo-Yeon, Lee Na-Young, Son Yun-Hee), 1195 (2 games)
    2. Canada (Isabelle Rioux, Samantha How, Caroline Lagrange), 1208 (2 games)
    3. England (Autum Chamberlain, Hayley Rumkee, Lisa John), 506 (1 game)
    (tie) Japan (Natsuki Teshima, Misaki Mukotani, Haruka Matsuda), 571 (1 game)

    From top right counterclockwise: Korea, Canada, England and Japan.

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 Ryu (180), Lee (181), Son (247) def.
    No. 4 Teshima (215), Mukotani (188), Matsuda (168), 608-571
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 2 Rioux (214), How (191), Lagrange (218) def.
    No. 3 Chamberlain (177), Rumkee (178), John (151), 623-506
    Championship Match: Ryu (185), Lee (209), Son (193) def.
    Rioux (223), How (164), Lagrange (198), 587-585.

     


    Team
    2013WCWomensTeamGoldMedalKorea.jpg Championship Round:
    1. Korea (Ryu Seo-Yeon, Lee Na-Young, Kim Moon-Jeong, Jung Da-Wun, Son Yun-Hee, Baek Seung-Ja), 2224 (2 games)
    2. United States (Stefanie Nation, Missy Parkin, Shannon O'Keefe, Kelly Kulick, Liz Johnson, Shannon Pluhowsky), 2006 (2 games)
    3. Malaysia (Siti Safiyah, Jacqueline Sijore, Esther Cheah, Shalin Zulkifli, Sin Li Jane, Zandra Aziela), 999 (1 game)
    3. Venezuela (Patricia De Faria, Eny Diaz, Esther Alvarez, Joan Gonzalez, Karen Marcano, Alicia Marcano), 921 (1 game)

    Gold medalist Korea (L-R Team manager, Seo-Yeon, Seung-Ja, Da-Wun, Moon-Jeong, Na-Young, Yun-Hee and coach Kim Hee-Son).

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1 (long oil):
    No. 1 Nation (220), Parkin (259), O'Keefe (201), Kulick (168), Johnson (166) def.
    No. 4 De Faria (191), Alvarez (174), Gonzalez (214), K. Marcano (159), A. Marcano (183), 1014-921
    Semifinal Match 2 (long oil):
    No. 3 Seo-Yeon (188), Na-Young (247), Moon-Jeong (208), Da-Wun (205), Yun-Hee (217) def.
    No. 2 Safiyah (177), Sijore (194), Cheah (173), Zulkifli (201), Jane (221), 1065-966.
    Championship Match (long oil):
    Seo-Yeon (184), Na-Young (246), Moon-Jeong (267), Da-Wun (224), Yun-Hee (238) def. Nation (191), Parkin (195), O'Keefe (194), Kulick (224), Johnson (188), 1159-992.

     


    All Events (24-game total and average)
    2013WCWomenAllEventsMedalists.jpg 1. Shannon O'Keefe, United States, 5209, 217.04
    2. Son Yun-Hee, Korea, 5189, 216.21
    3. Diana Zavjalova, Latvia, 5166, 215.25
    L-R Yun-Hee, O'Keefe and Zavjalova.

     


    Masters
    2013WCWomenMastersTop4.jpg Championship Round:
    1. Son Yun-Hee, Korea, 443 (2 games)
    2. Kim Moon-Jeong, Korea, 401 (1 game)
    3. Liz Johnson, United States, 213 (1 game)
    and Ryu Seo-Yeon, Korea, 180 (1 game)

    L-R Moon-Jeong, Yun-Hee, Johnson and Seo-Yeon.

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 Moon-Jeong def. No. 4 Seo-Yeon, 208-180
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 3 Yun-Hee def. No. 2 Johnson, 232-213
    Championship: Yun-Hee def. Moon-Jeong, 211-193.