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Finland, Malaysia win doubles gold, Senior Team USA bronze medals in doubles at 2021 IBF Masters World Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 6:00 pm
Finland's Petri Mannonen and Kimmo Lehtonen embrace after winning the doubles gold medal on Tuesday at the IBF Super World Championships. Photo by USBC.
Anyone who doubts whether the best are human need only watch Tuesday’s doubles medal round at the 2021 IBF Masters World Championships. Chris Barnes and Tish Johnson are Hall of Famers who are among the most prolific champions of all time. But in the doubles semifinals at the Dubai International Bowling Centre on Tuesday they made crucial mistakes that were pivotal in their Team USA duos not making the gold medal matches. The thing is you’d be foolish to bet against them should a...