Vargas vs. Armein and Uotila vs. Al Dubyan to bowl for the titles in World Ranking Masters

    05/14/06

    2006 WRM

    Cosmo Bowling in Kuwait City, Kuwait (May 9-15, 2006)

    Sara_Vargas_5115.jpg Pasi_Uotila_5525.jpg Pasi Uotila (left) is looking to make it two in a row for Finland in the men's title match of the 2006 World Ranking Masters against local favorite Khalid Al Dubyan of Kuwait. In the women's championship match, Sara Vargas (right) targets to win the second consecutive women's title for Colombia against Indonesia's Putty Armein.


    Men's Division - Championship Match


    Single-elimination, best-of-three games
    loser earns US$5,000, winner receives US$10,000


    #6 Pasi Uotila, Finland vs. #8 Khalid Al Dubyan, Kuwait


    Men's Division - Semifinals


    Single-elimination, best-of-three games
    losers eliminated, earn US$3,000 each


    #8 Khalid Al Dubyan, Kuwait def. #2 Osku Palermaa, Finland, 2-0
    159-157, 257-170
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long.

    #6 Pasi Uotila, Finland def. #5 Ryan Lalisang, Indonesia, 2-1
    221-237, 258-210, 224-198
    Pattern: Game 1 long, Game 2 short, Game 3 long.


    Women's Division - Semifinals


    Single-elimination, best-of-three games
    losers eliminated, earn US$3,000 each


    #8 Putty Armein, Indonesia def. #2 Helen Johnsson, Sweden, 2-1
    203-148, 147-241, 223-198
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long, Game 3 short.

    #6 Sara Vargas, Colombia def. #4 Shalin Zulkifli, Malaysia, 2-0
    230-210, 209-192
    Pattern: Game 1 long, Game 2 short.