Men's European Championships gets underway in Aalborg


    2009 MEC

    Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark (June 4-14, 2009)

    2009MECLogo.jpg The 2009 Men's European Championships will be held from June 4 through 14 at Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark. The Championships get underway Friday with the official practice and the Opening Ceremonies scheduled for 8 p.m.

    The host country Denmark will be joined by 30 other countries, Austria, Azerbaijan , Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Catalonia, Czech Republic, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine, in the quest to win medals in the Doubles, Trios, 5-Player Team, All Events and Masters.

    The 8-day competition starts on Saturday, June 6 with the Doubles competition followed by Trios and Team and ends with the Masters on Saturday, June 13.

    Bulletin No. 1 (MS-Word document)


    2007MECChampions.gifDefending Champions: (pictured right)
    Doubles: Austria (Thomas Gross, Thomas Tybl)
    Trios: Finland (Jari Ratia, Joonas Jehkinen, Kimmo Lehtonen)
    Team: Sweden (Peter Ljung, Dennis Eklund, Tobias Karlsson, Robert Andersson, Martin Larsen, Magnus Andersson)
    All Events: Osku Palermaa, Finland
    Masters: Mads Sandbækken, Norway


    Schedule at a Glance.
    Thursday, 04.06.2009 - Arrival, Unofficial Practice
    Friday, 05.06.2009 - Official Practice, Opening Ceremonies
    Saturday, 06.06.2009 - Doubles Day 1
    Sunday, 07.06.2009 - Doubles Day 2
    Monday, 08.06.2009 - Doubles Day 3
    Tuesday, 09.06.2009 - Trios Day 1
    Wednesday, 10.06.2009 - Trios Day 2
    Thursday, 11.06.2009 - Team Day 1
    Friday, 12.06.2009 - Team Day 2
    Saturday, 13.06.2009 - Masters, Closing Ceremony and Banquet
    Sunday, 14.06.2009 - Departure


    2009 Men's European Championships - Schedule of Events