Ekman plays average 20.80 in Rahola, Tampere
18 Oct 2009 at 19:51 | Published by: JJM | Views: 4461 | News search
Axel Ekman playing the Lightning in Rahola. (Photo by John Mittler 2008)
Former national team player Axel Ekman won the winter season opener at Rahola eternite course in Tampere, Finland, with average score 20.80 in 5 rounds. Total averages under 21.00 are not seen every day at this course, which has several quite tricky lanes. At Nordic Championships 2009 only 5 players scored under the 21.00 limit.
Finnish national team player 1990–1994 Kari Kulmala took second place with average 22.40, 8 points behind the winner (1.60 points per round). International referee Ari Ahrenberg was third with average 22.80.
Top three of skill category 2:
1. 23.80 Kimmo Lehtiö
2. 24.00 Juha Suomela (after sudden death)
3. 24.00 Pekka Peltola (after sudden death)
Top three of skill category 3:» results
1. 30.60 Annikki Andreasson
2. 31.20 Eetu Ikola
3. 31.80 Sören Martin