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EYC 2024 Day 2 | Girls Singles | Golden Tuesday for Denmark

Karen Kærgaard Nielsen EYC 2024
Picture credit: Danmarks Bowling Forbund

On Tuesday, at the Tali Bowling Center in theFinland's capital Vienna, 68 European youth bowlers stood in a fight for the European Youth Championships medals at the Girls Singles event.

Four players advanced to the semi-finals after six qualification games.

Denmark's Karen Kærgaard Nielsen had a phenomenal start of the EYC 2024, collecting 1410 pins (235 avg. not only to claim first position in the qualification and a sport in the Singles semi-finals, but also a new EYC Girls five-game record.

Germany's Fiona Nadine Lindemann finished second with 1382 (230.3 avg,), Sweden's Elin Bergqvist third with 1350 (225 avg.), and Jessica Sillis of England took the remaining spot in the semi-finals with 1330 (221.7 avg.).

Karen Kærgaard Nielsen, who excelled in the qualification round, showed no signs of slowing down her impressive performance in the semi-final against England's Jessica Sillis. With a score of 256 compared to Sillis's 226, Nielsen was on the brink of securing Denmark's first gold medal in EYC 2024.

In another semi-final, Germany's Fiona Nadine Lindemann overcame Elin Bergqvist of Sweden with a final result of 193-154.

In the final game, Karen Kærgaard Nielsen performed strongly once again. Dane scored 226, and it was more than enough to claim victory against Germany's Fiona Nadine Lindemann 226-116 and FDenmark's first EYC 2024 gold medal.

Gold medal - Karen Kærgaard Nielsen (Denmark)
Silver medal - Fiona Nadine Lindemann (Germany)
Bronze medals - Elin Bergqvist (Sweden) | Jessica Sillis (England)

Sixteen best performers after eighteen qualification games will advance to the Masters discipline. Here are the top 8 performers after the 8 qualification games in the Girls All-Event.


Full standings can be found here.

All championship activities will be held from the 25nd of March to the 1th of April 2024. A total of 28 European bowling federations and 168 youth athletes participate in the event.

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