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Norway the best in tight very squad

 

Norway nettiinNorwegian double, Sofia Hulstedt (left in the picture) and Helene Johnsrud, was the best players in girls doubles first qualification squad. At the end the squad was really tight and exciting, the Netherlands lost to Norway only with 10 pins and Finland 19 pins. Germany finished with a hig score 468 and took the fourth position in the squad. Norway made a total score 2272 (av. 189,3), which will be enough for the semifinal, without miracles.

Sofia was the best player in the squad with 1209. She was very happy and relaxed after the squad. "We did not have any pressure, we just went  to the lanes and had fun and enjoy bowling", she said. "We saw, that we were leading, but we did not let that thought in our minds. We only concentrated, what we were doing".

Girls said that now they will stay in the center, but the coach Peppe Enqvist said some thing else. "Now they need to go out and take fresh air and work this out from their mind for to be ready to the semifinals", Peppe said.

Seija Lankinen