Last Saturday in Madrid, Julián E. Bonacasa were crowned the Spanish national deaf bowling champions in the men’s and women’s categories. For both, the competition was six rounds. Bonacasa had the best round of any male competitor, scoring 222 in two different rounds. The only other male bowler in the 200 range was Alfonso Albo who had a 206 in the fourth round. María Rosa González had the best round on the women’s side, bowling a 181 in the first round. She also put up the second best round with a 163. Inconsistent bowling, including rounds of 110, 116 and 113 cost her victory by a 9 total points.
In the men’s competition, Albo finished second and Félix Rodríguez finished third in the ten competitor deep competition. Eloy Merino was fourth, Alejandro García fifth, Óscar Durán sixth, José Antonio Poyo seventh, Carlos G. Caballero eighth, Lucío López ninth and Isidro J. Montero finished tenth.
In the women’s competition, González was the silver medalist while María Teresa Pérez won bronze. The competition was seven deep, and María Lidia Córdoba finished fourth, Conchita Goñi finished fifth, Margarita Mendoza sixth, and María Henar Polo last.