Clara Guerrero takes the early lead in the women's division in World Ranking Masters

    05/28/02

    2002 WRM

    Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark (May 26-30, 2002)

    2002WRMSquad1ClaraGuerrero_KTJ.jpg 20-year-old Clara Juliana Guerrero of Colombia put together an impressive 8-games series in her first block in the World Ranking Masters in Aalborg.

    Guerrero threw high games of 245, 248 and 256 to lead the field of 24, eight players from each of the three FIQ Zones, with a 1717-pinfall, an average of 214,63.

    Guerrero, who won Bowlingdigital's International Player of the Year award last year, received a 1,000 Dollar bonus from tournament manager Kim Thorsgaard Jensen (right) for the highest block of the day.

    2002WRMAndreaMirschel.jpg Former Professional Women's Bowling Association member Andrea Mirschel (left), Germany, currently sits in second position at 1695, 211,88 average.

    2002WRMTsengSuFen2.jpg Aalborg Int'l runner-up Tseng Su-Fen (right), Chinese Taipei, checked in at 1677, good for the third place.


    2002WRMJesmineHo2.jpg Lisa Del Rosario
    , Philippines, is fourth 1658, with defending champion Jesmine Ho (left), Singapore fifth 1654.

    2002WRMBettinaLund.jpg Rounding out the top eight are 6. Diandra Hyman, USA, 1644 7. Jennifer Tan, Singapore, 1630 and 8. Bettina Lund (right), Denmark.

    The women are done for today and will return tomorrow for two more 8-game blocks to cut the field to the top eight, who will advance to the single-elimination best-of-three games finals.

    Women's Division - Standings after the first block


    Players with position, country, 8-game total and average

    1. Clara Juliana Guerrero, COL, 1717, 214,63
    2. Andrea Mirschel, GER, 1695, 211,88
    3. Tseng Su Feng, TPE, 1677, 209,63
    4. Lisa Del Rosario, PHI, 1658, 207,25
    5. Jesmine Ho, SIN, 1654, 206,75
    6. Diandra Hyman, USA, 1644, 205,50
    7. Jennifer Tan, SIN, 1630, 203,75
    8. Bettina Lund, DEN, 1613, 201,63
    Guerrero received $1,000 for the highest 8-game block.

    9. Tanya Petty, GER, 1611, 201,38
    10. Kirsten Penny, ENG, 1610, 201,25
    11. Sofia Granda, GTM, 1607, 200,88
    12. Karen Marcano, VEN, 1598, 199,75
    13. Iben Tchu, DEN, 1594, 199,25
    14. Cecilia Yap, PHI, 1586, 198,25
    15. Inngellimar Delany, VEN, 1560, 195,00
    16. Martina Beckel, GER, 1527, 190,88
    17. Shalin Zulkifli, MAS, 1503, 187,88
    18. Linda Haglund, SWE, 1502, 187,75
    19. Wendy Chai, MAS, 1495, 186,88
    20. Piritta Kantola, FIN, 1476, 184,50
    21. Lai Kin Ngoh, MAS, 1453, 181,63
    22. Michelle Ayala, PRC, 1439, 179,88
    23. Cristina Kortright, PRC, 1418, 177,25
    24. Aumi Guerra, DOM, 1381, 172,63