55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

November 16 - 24, 2019

55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

QUBICAAMF BOWLING WORLD CUP

Palembang, Indonesia

News

Just two more awards
Nov 25, 2019

Just two more awards

After the finals there just remained two awards – the sportspeople of the tournament and the top country.
We have our champions!
Nov 23, 2019

We have our champions!

Francois Louw from South Africa and Rebecca Whiting from Australia are the Champions of the 55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup.
And then there were four!
Nov 23, 2019

And then there were four!

What an exciting round robin we were to witness!
And then there were eight
Nov 22, 2019

And then there were eight

All the top 24 players bowled a further eight games to determine who was to go through to the round robin tomorrow.
Thanks to our lane marshalls
Nov 22, 2019

Thanks to our lane marshalls

The Bowling World Cup could not function without the help of the many local people who give their time to act as volunteers and lane marshals.
Day 4. We made it to the top 24 cut.
Nov 21, 2019

Day 4. We made it to the top 24 cut.

As usual the excitement in the last block of six games came not at the top of the leaderboard but around 24th place. Who would make it? Who would be out?
Day 3. The third block of six is over.
Nov 20, 2019

Day 3. The third block of six is over.

With just six games to go, it’s all hotting up in both sections of the 55th Bowling World Cup in Palembang.
Returning champs
Nov 20, 2019

Returning champs

This year we have three players taking part who have won the title before: Aumi Guerra of the Dominican Republic is a double champion having won in 2010 and 2011, Krizziah Lyn Tabora won for the Philippines in 2017 and Australian Sam Cooley won last year.
International stars help coach local youngsters
Nov 20, 2019

International stars help coach local youngsters

A new addition to the Bowling World Cup programme – a coaching session for youngsters from the local area with our international players taking part.
Day2. USA now top of the women’s tournament: South Africa still there for the men
Nov 19, 2019

Day2. USA now top of the women’s tournament: South Africa still there for the men

Bowling World Cup family welcomes two new members
Nov 19, 2019

Bowling World Cup family welcomes two new members

It’s not often nowadays that countries make their debut in the Bowling World Cup. After all, many, many countries have played at some time or another, in the order of 150! So there can’t be many left to come.
Keeping it in the family
Nov 19, 2019

Keeping it in the family

Khaled and Hela Meziou from Tunisia are almost permanent fixtures at the Bowling World Cup. They first bowled in 2009 in Melaka, Malaysia, and must have enjoyed it as they have been back virtually every year since.
How young? How old?
Nov 19, 2019

How young? How old?

Day 1. South Africa and Malaysia on top after first block of six.
Nov 18, 2019

Day 1. South Africa and Malaysia on top after first block of six.

Francois Louw of South Africa is on top of the men’s leaderboard after the first block of six in the 55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup being held in Palembang, Indonesia, while Natasha Roslan of Malaysia heads the women.
Meeting at the airport
Nov 17, 2019

Meeting at the airport

The best welcome ever!
Welcome dinner hosted by the Governor of South Sumatra
Nov 18, 2019

Welcome dinner hosted by the Governor of South Sumatra

At the official residence of the deputy governor of South Sumatra, H Mawardi Yahya, where the dancers perfomed the Tanggai and some bowlers showed their other talents.
A brilliant opening ceremony
Nov 18, 2019

A brilliant opening ceremony

The 55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup is underway after a brillant opening ceremony.
Musharraf Hossain Ahmed - Bangladesh
Oct 18, 2019

Musharraf Hossain Ahmed - Bangladesh

"Bowling is a beautiful game. It requires to focus on a target with dedication and perseverance which is also required in our life too."
Saudi bowlers off to a new singles challenge QubicaAMF World Cup
Oct 11, 2019

Saudi bowlers off to a new singles challenge QubicaAMF World Cup

Saudi Arabia is ready to send two of its top bowlers Abdulrahman Alkheliwi and for the first time a woman bowler Mashael Alabdulwahid under the supervision of Coach Mario Joseph.
Forza Melania Rossi - Italy
Oct 02, 2019

Forza Melania Rossi - Italy

"It’s really a great tournament! It’s very well organized, always in beautiful locations and it’s full of amazing players from all over the World. You get to compete against all the best of bowling from every country and the atmosphere on both the sport and human sides is special!"
World Cup Exclusive with Germany's Oliver Morig
Sep 27, 2019

World Cup Exclusive with Germany's Oliver Morig

"I have learned that in this format with a lot of games that everything can happen. Even when you start slow you still have a chance or if you start good does not mean that you are safe for a good position at the end of the World cup."
Northern Ireland have their Seay
Sep 18, 2019

Northern Ireland have their Seay

David Seay ready for his first World Cup
Sid Allen - Part III about the sport of bowling
Aug 21, 2019

Sid Allen - Part III about the sport of bowling

Rick Vogelesang - going live at World Cup
Jun 25, 2019

Rick Vogelesang - going live at World Cup

Giving up a bike for bowling.
Learning to walk again at 25yrs old with a walking frame was extremely hard
May 22, 2019

Learning to walk again at 25yrs old with a walking frame was extremely hard

...it is not something you ever think will happen to you.
Sid Allen - Change is exciting and should be embraced, cause for coaches it directs them to more comprehensive understanding and enlightenment.
Mar 26, 2019

Sid Allen - Change is exciting and should be embraced, cause for coaches it directs them to more comprehensive understanding and enlightenment.

The interview with an Englishman that has coached all over planet. Part I.
Sid Allen
Apr 08, 2019

Sid Allen

The interview with an Englishman that has coached all over planet. Part II
55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup comes to Indonesia
Mar 07, 2019

55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup comes to Indonesia

It is 39 years since the Bowling World Cup was last in Indonesia but 2019 will see the event return to the country and to the city of Palembang in South Sumatra. The tournament will be held from November 16 to 24, 2019, in the 40-lane center which is part of the huge and impressive Jakabaring Sport City, the venue of the 2018 Asian Games.
The Best of the Best
Nov 11, 2018

The Best of the Best

After an amazing week, we have our champions for the 54th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup! It's Sam's title in Sam's Town taking home the crown for the men and Australia. For the women, Shannon O'Keefe of USA comes away as top bowler.
The Top 8 Are In!
Nov 09, 2018

The Top 8 Are In!

On Day 4, we had a great day of bowling with a nail biting finish for the men. In the end we have our top 8 with USA still in front for the men and Indonesia for the women.