Britt Bröndsted leads top 8 women into single elimination finals

    07/23/03

    2003 WRM

    Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, FL, USA (July 20-23, 2003)

    2003WRMBrittBrondsted2.jpg Britt Bröndsted of Denmark finished the 24-game preliminaries at 3rd World Ranking Masters in Lake Wales, FL, USA, with pinfall total of 5087 and an average of 211,96 to claim the top-seeded position for tomorrow's single elimination finals.

    2003WRMPatriciaSchwarz3.jpg The Dane, who took over the lead after the third round, bowled a solid 1260-block on Tuesday, to hold a 119-pin lead over second-placed Patricia Schwarz (right) of Germany. The 1997 World Games champion checked in with 4968 (207 avg.).

    2003WRMMargalitMizrachi2.jpg Third place belongs to Margalit Mizrachi (left) of Venezuela at 4930, with Finn Reija Lunden fourth at 4922.

    2003WRMKirstenPenny.jpg Bowlingdigital's 2001 Int'l Player of the Year Kirsten Penny (right), England, used a 1250-series to leap five spots into fifth place, 4856.

    2003WRMWendyChai2.jpg Wendy Chai, Malaysia, jumped from 11th to sixth behind a 1265-series, 4852. Making the biggest jump of the day from 16th to 7th was Inngellimar Contreras.

    2003WRMSquad4Contreras.jpg The Venezuelan (pictured right with Kegel President John Davis) rolled the highest block of the day, (1355), for a 225,83 average through the round to earn the $1,000 extra prize.

    2003WRMAumiGuerra.jpg She threw an 742 series (275, 257 and 210) in games two through four. Aumi Guerra (left) of the Dominican Republic grabbed the 8th and final spot for tomorrow's single elimination finals at 8 a.m. with pinfall total of 4838, the biggest success ever for a Dominican woman on world level.

    Among those, who failed to make the cut were defending World Ranking Masters champion Jennifer Tan (16th) and 2001 winner Jesmine Ho (24th), both of Singapore, Asian rankings champion Shalin Zulkifli (12th), American rankings champion Sara Vargas (15th) and European rankings champion Bettina Lund (18th).


    Women's Division - Standings after Qualifying

    Players with position, country, 24-game total (Block 1-4) and average


    1. (1.) Britt Bröndsted, Denmark, 5087 (1235-1239-1353-1260), 211,96
    2. (2.) Patricia Schwarz, Germany, 4968 (1259-1318-1184-1207), 207,00
    3. (6.) Margalit Mizrachi, Venezuela, 4930 (1108-1210-1314-1298), 205,42
    4. (7.) Reija Lunden, Finland, 4922 (1295-1210-1114-1303), 205,08
    5. (10.) Kirsten Penny, England, 4856 (1132-1201-1273-1250), 202,33
    6. (11.) Wendy Chai, Malaysia, 4852 (1190-1257-1140-1265), 202,17
    7. (16.) Inngellimar Contreras, Venezuela, 4847 (1176-1170-1146-1355), 201,96
    8. (12.) Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic, 4838 (1170-1244-1163-1261), 201,58
    L-R Back row: Penny, Mizrachi, Kegel President John Davis, Schwarz, Bröndsted. Front row: Lunden, Guerra, Contreras, Chai.

    Missed Cut:
    9. (15.) Liza del Rosario, Philippines, 4832 (1166-1244-1120-1302), 201,33
    10. (18.) Clara Juliana Guerrero, Colombia, 4789 (1175-1146-1141-1327), 199,54
    11. (3.) Tanya Petty, Germany, 4778 (1287-1196-1163-1132), 199,08
    12. (5.) Shalin Zulkifli, Malaysia, 4776 (1205-1215-1215-1141), 199,00
    13. (19.) Lai Kin Ngoh, Malaysia, 4776 (1121-1158-1180-1317), 199,00
    14. (4.) Sofia Granda, Guatemala, 4768 (1267-1202-1175-1124), 198,67
    15. (14.) Sara Vargas, Colombia, 4761 (1172-1174-1217-1198), 198,38
    16. (8.) Jennifer Tan, Singapore, 4748 (1189-1228-1201-1130), 197,83
    17. (13.) Valerie Teo, Singapore, 4741 (1157-1105-1309-1170), 197,54
    18. (20.) Bettina Lund, Denmark, 4715 (1095-1266-1088-1266), 196,46
    19. (9.) Annemiek van den Boogaart, Netherlands, 4690 (1171-1219-1224-1076), 195,42
    20. (21.) Sarah Yap, Malaysia, 4684 (1218-1071-1119-1276), 195,17
    21. (17.) Helen Johnsson, Sweden, 4650 (1154-1132-1177-1187), 193,75
    22. (22.) Diandra Hyman, USA, 4617 (1039-1148-1151-1279), 192,38
    23. (23.) Aida Granillo, El Salvador, 4457 (1072-1107-1108-1170), 185,71
    24. (24.) Jesmine Ho, Singapore, 4411 (1119-1044-1095-1153), 183,79