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Canadians Prepare for the 2019 Champion of Champions

Ottawa, ON | October 25, 2019

 

Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong (Winnipeg, Manitoba) and Earl Luk (Richmond, British Columbia) are preparing to go to Adelaide, Australia to compete in the 2019 World Singles Champion of Champions.  The annual singles tournament features competitors from over 20 countries and will be played at the Adelaide Bowling Club.  The 2019 event is set to begin on October 28th and runs through until November 3rd. 

Fitzpatrick-Wong and Luk earned the right to compete in Adelaide when they won the 2018 Canadian Outdoor Singles Championship titles last August in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Luk will be playing in Section 1 of the men’s draw against 13 opponents including Hong Kong/China’s Tony Cheung, Netherland’s Frank de Vries, and New Zealand’s Taylor Horn. Fitzpatrick-Wong will also be competing in Section 1 of her draw against 10 opponents, including Australia’s Kylie Whitehead, England’s Sophie Tolchard, and Hong Kong/China’s Helen Cheung. Round robin play will begin on Monday October 28th and will continue until Friday November 1st.  Playoffs begin in the morning of Saturday November 2nd, finishing with the finals on Sunday, November 3rd. 

For a full list of competitors and the complete draw please visit: http://www.worldbowls.com/event/champion-of-champions-2019/

 

For more information on Adelaide Bowling Club please visit: https://www.adelaidebowlingclub.com.au/

 

For more information, please contact:
Jake Schuknecht, Bowls Development Officer, Bowls Canada Boulingrin
jschuknecht@bowlscanada.com 

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