Turkey take the most honors at 22nd Mediterranean Bowling Championships

The 22nd edition of the Mediterranean Bowling Championships was concluded on Saturday 6 April in Eden Superbowl, situated in Malta.

These regional championships, which are conducted annually, are open for member federations with a coastline of the Mediterranean See – This time with record participation of 16 federations

The 10 titles in the championships were distributed as follows:

4 titles in the women’s division

Singles: Georgia Sagona from Greece

Doubles: Sara Xuereb and Sue Abela from Malta

All Events: Georgia Sagona from Greece

Masters: Delphine Labille from France

4 titles in the men’s division

Singles: Antonino Fiorentino from Italy

Doubles: Gediz Ege and Taygun Erkeskin from Turkey

All Events: Antonino Fiorentino from Italy

Masters: Taygun Erkeskin from Turkey

2 titles for mixed groups

Doubles: Ebru Ozogluntur & Taygun Erkeskin from Turkey

Team: Delphine Labille, Audrey Skopnick, Julien Keller and Jonathan Lefevre from France


The following six matches, all bowled over two games total pin fall to count, concluded the championships in Ankara.

Women’s Masters, Semi Final 1:

434 (235+199): Sue Abela, Malta

368 (188+180): Martha Karatzoula, Greece

Women’s Masters, Semi Final 2:

376 (185+191): Sara Xuereb, Malta

428 (232+196): Delphine Labille, France

Women’s Masters, Final:

399 (183+216): Delphine Labille, France

396 (181+215): Sue Abela, Malta

Men’s Masters, Semi Final 1:

442 (204+238): Mauro Anastasi, Malta

404 (207+207): Julien Keller, France

Men’s Masters, Semi Final 2:

420 (187+233): Ziga Zalar, Slovenia

486 (262+224): Taygun Erkeskin, Turkey

Men’s Masters, Final:

392 (191+201): Taygun Erkeskin, Turkey

353 (165+188): Mauro Anastasi, Malta

Turkey became the best federation with 3 Gold and 2 Bronze, Greece became the second best nation with 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze and France became the third best nation with 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze