Jesse Kallio nearly perfect on his way to the EYC Boys Singles title


    2010 EYC

    Wins his second gold medal of the Championships with 299-255 win over Daniels Vezis

    2010EYCLogo.jpg European Youth Championships All Events champion Jesse Kallio from Finland flirted with perfection, firing 11 strikes to start the title match of the Boys Singles finals against Daniels Vezis, Latvia, en route to win the gold medal at the 23rd European Youth Championships Saturday at Plaza Bowling in St. Maximin, France, 299-255.

    Kallio, seeded second after the six-game preliminaries, easily defeated No. 3 seed, Mik Stampe, Denmark, in the semifinal, 224-179. Vezis stunned No. 1 seed, Lars Wouters, Belgium, in the other semifinal match, 233-169.

    Kallio earned his second gold medal of the Championships. Vezis received the silver medal while Wouters and Stampe shared the bronze medal.


    Boys Singles Preliminaries (pdf file)


    23rd European Youth Championships - Boys Singles Finals

    Plaza Bowling in St. Maximin, France (April 3, 2010)

    Championship Round:
    1. Jesse Kallio, Finland
    2. Daniels Vezis, Latvia
    3. Lars Wouters, Belgium and Mik Stampe, Denmark

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal Match 1: No. 4 Daniels Vezis def. No. 1 Lars Wouters, 233-169
    Semifinal Match 2: No. 2 Jesse Kallio def. No. 3 Mik Stampe, 224-179
    Championship Match: No. 2 Jesse Kallio def. No. 4 Daniels Vezis, 299-255.


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