Team Australia is ready to face the World’s best at IBF World Cup

By Tenpin Bowling Australia
November 12, 2022

The AGL National High-Performance Centre is gearing up to host the exciting start of the 2022 International Bowling Federation (IBF) World Cup from 11-23 November from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Team Australia’s team boasts a mixture of experience and youth that will battle against visiting international federations for this year’s World Cup titles.

Steered by experienced campaigner head coach Robert Alexander, the team of eight is excited for the upcoming challenge that awaits.

Have a read of some of the stories of Team Australia’s stars in the lead-up to the event.

The World Cup Australian Power Couple

Victorians Bec Martin and Adam Hayes found love on the bowling lanes when they were both going through difficult times in their lives. It was the beginning of an eight-year relationship and a bowling powerhouse after they discovered happiness in one another.
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Defending champion Bec Whiting cherishes rare home World Cup opportunity

Bec Whiting is one of Australia’s very best female bowlers. She has represented her country at the QubicaAMF World Cup four times, and she is the reigning champion of the event after claiming the most prestigious amateur singles title in Indonesia, in 2019. Still, the idea of donning the green and gold again at the World Cup on the Sunshine Coast next month fills her with emotions and anticipation.
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As a child, Sam Cooley dreamt about becoming a police officer or a firefighter. So, when he stepped onto a bowling lane for the first time at the age of four, he had no idea that as a young man, he would travel the world and represent his country as a professional bowler.
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