The world's aces have been pitting their skills against each other in the world tenpin bowling championships at Tolworth, near London, United Kingdom.
GV Bowling lane
GV Japan men bowling
GV Australian bowling and strike.
GV Italy bowling
GV Marvin Stoudt (USA) bowling a strike
SV Stoudt being presented with winners medal.
GV Japan and Denmark women bowling.
GV Annedore Haefker (W. Germany) bowling.
GV winners medal being presented to Annedore Haefker
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SPORT: TENPIN BOWLING
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Background: The world's aces have been pitting their skills against each other in the world tenpin bowling championships at Tolworth, near London, United Kingdom. On Saturday the United States and West Germany took the top honours.
The men's all-event title went to Marvin "Bud" Stoudt of the United States. The 43 year-old machinist from Lebanon, Pennsylvania totalled 5,742 points.
In the women's all-event match Annedore Haefker of West Germany captured the title to give West Germany their second gold medal in this year's championships.
Miss Haefker, a 30 year-old secretary from Hamburg, totalled 4,615 pins for four events. Eija Krogerus of Finland moved up from sixth place overnight to take the silver medal with 4,528 pins. Carol Jean Schemers of the United States collected the bronze with 4,523.