Valgeir Gudbjartsson

The Brunswick Open 2022 was conducted in Wittelsheim, France during 27 September -2 October 2022.   Total of 483 Entries and re-entries by 192 athletes, where of 29 were women, bowled during the week.

After 3 steps of the final then it came down to top 8 playing lowest vs highest seeded,  the 4 remaining were:

 

Maxime Dubois, France,

Dominic Barrett, England

Jesse Kallio, Finland

Tomas Kayhko, Finland.

 

In the next step both the Fins droped out, and that come to final as follows:

Dominic Barrett, England 238 + 256 = 494  vs  Maxime Dubois France 189 + 238 = 427

The highest woman became Janin Ribguth, Germany.

 

There were change of the leader in the tour Mens ranking where Tomas Kayhko edged in front of Kim Bolleby

 

Full ranking for men and women are here.

The Dimitris Karetsos Tournament 2022 was conducted in Athens, Greece during 16-25 September 2022.   Total of 435 Entries and re-entries by 155 athletes, where of 28 were women, bowled during the week.

 

After four steps of the final then it came down to stepladder, and results in the stepladder as follows:

 

Nikolas Christofi, Cyprus                   233 4th place

Ioannis Xydas, Greece                      247 going forward

 

Ioannis Zydas, Greece                      257 going forward

Anastasios Exarhou, Greece               225 3rd place

 

Ioannis Xydas, Greece                      278 – winner

Evaggelos Krizinis, Greece                 266 – second place

 

The highest woman became Cynthia Duca, Malta, but she did win the last Dimitris Karetsos tournament in 2019.

 

There were no change of the leaders in the tour ranking men or women, in the men’s ranking Kim Bolleby, Sweden is leading, and in the women’s ranking it is Anna Andersson, Sweden

Full ranking for men and women are here.

The Norwegian Open 2022 by Storm was conducted in Hönefoss, Norway during 9-18 September 2022.   Total of 381 Entries and re-entries by 114310 Athletes, where of 30 were women, bowled during the week.

After four final steps then top 8 played further 3 games carrying the scores forward from final step 4; in the first game then it was obvious who was ready, willing and able to land the price of 45.000 NOK….   Results for the top 3 ended as follows:

Tore Torgersen, Norway                    1435

Glenn Morten Pedersen, Norway         1271

Alexander Beck, Norway                   1255

 

The highest woman became Åsa Jacobsen, Norway.

There were change of the leaders in the tour ranking for both men and women, in the men’s ranking Kim Bolleby, Sweden is now leading, and in the women’s ranking it is Anna Andersson, Sweden

Full ranking for men and women are here.

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

The Masters Competition was finished on the 10 September 2022.

 

Medallists as follows:

 

Boys results:

Semi-finals:

Robin Ilhammar, SE 2 – 1 Nicolas Carter DK

Nicholas Muscat, MLT  2 – 0 Robin Noberg, SE

Final:

Robin Ilhammar, SE 2 – 0 Nicholas Muscat, MLT

 

Robin Ilhammar, Sweden – GOLD

Nicholas Muscat, Malta – SILVER

Robin Noberg, Sweden – BRONZE

Nicolas Carter, Denmark – BRONZE

 

Girls results:

Semi-finals:

Eliska Krummerová, CZ 2-0 Alja Bergauer, SI

Jenny Mathiesen, NO 2 – 0 Pinja Laukkanen, FI

Final:

Jenny Mathiesen, NO 2 – 0. Eliska Krummerová, CZ

 

Jenny Mathiesen, Norway – GOLD

Eliska Krummerová,  Czech – SILVER

Alja Bergauer, Slovenia – BRONZE

Pinja Laukkanen, Finland – BRONZE

 

Further info if needed see results here.

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

All Event Medals came clear after the singles competition finalized on the 9 September 2022

 

Medalists as follows:

Boys:

Robin Ilhammar, Sweden – GOLD – 4163

Robin Noberg, Sweden – SILVER – 3934

Nicholas Muscat, Malta – BRONZE – 3879

 

Girls:

Peppi Konsteri, Finland – GOLD – 3581

Jenny Mathiesen, Norway – SILVER – 3562

Eva Krafogel, Slovenia – BRONZE – 3505

 

Further info if needed see results here.

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

Single competition finalized on the 9 September 2022

 

Finalists and medals as follow:

Results from Boys singles:

Semi-finals:

Robin Ilhammar, SE 204 – Mikolaj Czarnecki, PL  176

Jani Soukka, FI  234 – Robin Noberg, SE  191

Finals:

Robin Ilhammar, SE  236 – Jani Soukka, FI  202

 

Bronze goes to Robin Noberg, Sweden and Mikolaj Czarnecki, Poland

Silver goes to Jani Soukka, Finland

Gold goes to Robin Ilhammar, Sweden

 

Results from the Girls Singles:

Semi-finals:

Hannah Masterson, IE 155 – Jenny Mathiesen, NO 151

Tiiamari Laukkanen, FI 199 – Lea Tescher, DE  190

Finals:

Tiiamari Laukkanen, FI 191 – Hannah Masterson, IE 170

 

Bronze goes to Jenny Mathiesen, Norway and Lea Tischer, Germany

Silver goes to Hannah Masterson, Ireland

Gold goes to Tiiamari Laukkanen, Finland

 

Further info if needed see results here.

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

 

Team competition finalized on the 7 September 2022

 

Finalists and medals as follow:

 

Results from Boys Teams:

 

Semi-finals:

Finland 1004 – Slovakia 745

Sweden 857 – Malta 781

 

Finals:

Finland 831 – Sweden 807

 

Bronze goes to Slovakia and Malta

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to Finland

 

Results from the Girls doubles:

 

Semi-finals:

Frnace 750 – Finland 692

Sweden 692 – Norway 636

 

Finals:

France 751 – Sweden 743

 

Bronze goes to Finland and Norway

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to France

Further info if needed see results here.

European Youth Championships 2022 are now on going in Wittelsheim France.

 

Doubles competition finalized on the 5 September 2022

 

Finalists and medals as follow, during the semi-finals of the boys doubles we saw both 300 game from Robin Ilhammar from Sweden, as well as new record in single game for dbls boys 546 by Sweden (Carl Eklund and Robin Ilhammar) old record was from 2011 also by Sweden – Jesper Svenson and Markus Janson – who are both members of the Swedish National Team today.

 

Results from Boys doubles:

 

Semi-finals:

Sweden 546 – Finland 406

Italy 391 – Denmark 381

 

Finals:

Italy 472 – Sweden 412

 

Bronze goes to Finland and Denmark

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to Italy

 

Results from the Girls doubles:

 

Semi-finals:

Finland 402 – Czech 372

Sweden 411 – Slovenia 357

 

Finals:

Finland 444 – Sweden 332

 

Bronze goes to Czech and Slovenia

Silver goes to Sweden

Gold goes to Finland

 

Further info if needed see results here.

The Storm Lucky Larsen Masters 2022 came to an end 4 September with young talent from Denmark winning his 2nd EBT title…

 

The Storm Lucky Larsen Masters 2022 was conducted in Helsingborg, Sweden during 26 August to 4 September 2022.   Total of 486 Entries and re-entries by 219 Athletes, where of 29 were women.

 

After the final step 4 then the following 4 athletes were left:

 

Mathias Ankerdal, Denmark

James Blomgren, Sweden

Osku Palermaa, Finland

Thomas Larsen, Denmark.

 

In final Step 5 James Blomgren was eliminated, and in final step 6 Osku Palermaa was eliminated, so it came a battle between two Danish athletes, one seasoned athlete having been playing the pro tour vs young talent.

 

In the final the young talent was having the overhand and, in the end, it came down to:

Mathias Ankerdal won Thomas Larsen 245 vs 217 – This was the second EBT title for Mathias.

 

The highest woman became Anna Andersson, Sweden.

 

There were some changes in the standings in the tour ranking, Tomas Käyhkö, Finland is still leading on the men’s side, but there are now two others chasing him and are within 10 points, and Anna Andersson, Sweden has not taken over from Mai Ginge Jensen on the woman’s side.

Full ranking for men and women are here.

The Odense International 2022 was conducted in Odense, Denmark during 21-28 August 2022.   Total of 225 Entries and re-entries by 110 Athletes, where of 33 were women, bowled during the week.

 

After the final step 4 game 2 then semifinals were as follows:

Kim Bolleby, Sweden 243 vs Stephan Unger, Germany 196

Thomas Larsen, Denmark 243 vs Anders Lousdal, Denmark 218

 

Final came as follow:

 

Kim Bolleby, Sweden 254 vs Thomas Larsen, Denmark 205

 

The highest placed woman became Cecilie Mortensen Dam, Denmark.

 

There were not many changes in the standings in the tour ranking, Tomas Käyhkö, Finland and Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark are leading men respectively women ranking.  But Kim Bolleby I snow second in the mens division and narrowed the gap considerably.

Full ranking for men and women are here.