Masters Gold for Ukraine & Sweden

April 8th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Masters Gold for Ukraine & Sweden

It was certainly a day to remember for 17-year-old Daria Kovalova from Ukraine as she trounced her opposition to win the Girls’ Masters of the 2012 European Youth Championships at Lovvang Bowl in Aalborg, Denmark. Earlier in the week, Kovalova hit a 297 in the doubles event and that helped her along the way to […]


Singles Gold for Norway and England

April 7th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Singles Gold for Norway and England

Daria Kovalova of Ukraine posted 1379 to top the girls’ qualifying singles scores, outpointing chasing Jenny Wegner of Sweden by 96 pins to be the number one seed for the single game play-offs. Sanna Pasenen of Finland took third place with 1281 and fourth was England’s Verity Crawley, 1279. Crawley had started her six-games with […]


Czech Tops the Boys Singles

April 6th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Czech Tops the Boys Singles

SQUAD 2 So the players lined up for the second and final Singles squad know that they have to average over 231 if they want to emerge number one seed for tomorrow’s play-offs for medals. The current fourth place is a 214 average. Sergi Montanya from tiny Catalonia heads the second squad’s scores with 255, […]


England Girls Top Seeds, Sweden the Boys

April 5th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

England Girls Top Seeds, Sweden the Boys

We now segue into the second and final three-game block with the girls’ teams completing their stint first this morning. The boys settle on the lanes this afternoon. This is the time that the going gets tough and the tough get going. As current leaders, the spotlight shines on the Swedish quartet as action commences […]


Scandinavia Rules the Teams

April 4th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Scandinavia Rules the Teams

BOY’S TEAM A 277 from Norway’s Mathias Reinertsen in the first game of the Boy’s Team event of the 2012 European Youth Championships sent his quartet on their merry way, but disappointment came when their game total of 851 was outshone by neighboring Sweden, who posted 866 for first place. Denmark, always in the hunt […]


Doubles Finals

April 3rd, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Doubles Finals

It was a truly packed Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark for the semi-finals and finals of the Doubles event of the 2012 European Youth Championships, perhaps a record crowd of spectators although the center has hosted many World and European events. Looking at the girls first, and who would deny that pleasure, the big […]


Sweden Pip Denmark at the Post

April 3rd, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Sweden Pip Denmark at the Post

GIRLS SQUAD 2 The teams all know that the target is 2353 for the six games of Squad 2, that means an average of 392 per game. After the first game, it was a Danish-affair once again. This morning the Denmark 1 girl’s team lead through the series until the last few frames of game […]


England Reign

April 3rd, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

England Reign

Hey Nonny! A bright and sunny day here in Aalborg, although the temperatures outside the Lovvang Bowl are slowly sliding down the slippery slope. But all is well on the lanes and there is some hot bowling taking place. After the Boys Doubles excitement yesterday we not progress to the girls doubles, once again a […]


Sweden Swoop

April 2nd, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Sweden Swoop

With the target of 2518 to beat. the youngsters on the second and final squad of the 2012 European Youth Championships found themselves with a mountain to climb. Maybe the lesser talented players were scheduled to perform in the first squad, the more talented in the second? Only time will tell, but asking around it […]


Sweden Post the Target to Beat

April 2nd, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Sweden Post the Target to Beat

Competition well and truly got underway at the pristine Lovvang Bowl just after the crack of dawn on Monday morning, April 2, with the first of two squads of Boys Doubles. Each of the squads calls for a six-game series and on Monday evening, when all games have finished, the top four teams will advance […]



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