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The 11th Frame: China’s Wang Hongbo, Sweden’s Jenny Wegner win World Cup titles; Hongbo’s win could prove significant for bowling

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 am

Wang Hongbo, left, is the first Chinese bowler to win the World Cup, while Jenny Wegner is the first Swedish bowler to win the World Cup since 1991. Photo by United State Bowing Congress.
China’s Wang Hongbo and Sweden’s Jenny Wegner on Saturday won the titles at the 2016 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Shanghai, China, the United States Bowling Congress reported. Hongbo defeated Ireland's Chris Sloan 225-180, to win the men’s title, while Wegner downed Team USA’s Danielle McEwan 231-204 on the 42-foot World Cup lane pattern at Luwan Sports Complex. Hongbo’s win was China’s first since the World Cup began in 1965, and he is the second World...

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