What a triumph for Andrea Quarta! At the just finished WC in 5-Pins, the 40-year-old Italian won the title and thus secured his second World Championship after 2008. In front of his home crowd, Quarta played a great final.
Sweden’s Torbjörn Blomdahl was crowned world champion for the sixth time in his long and successful career.In a highly dramatic final he narrowly won against the Vietnamese Duc Anh Chien Nguyen with 40:37 points.
At the World Championships, which were held for the first time in the so-called Scotch Double mode, the South Korean duo secured the crown with a 40:34 final victory over Belgium. Germany narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals.
The Belgians‘ years of dominance were broken. The Dutch duo Dick Jaspers and Jean van Erp secured the gold medal with an outstanding performance in the final against Turkey. Earlier, defending champions Belgium were defeated by the Turkish team in the semi-finals.