Message On the the occasion of that World Cup World Finals now for the second time in its 22 years, this, most well-known and popular bowling-event, takes place in Denmark. I will salute all participates a hearty welcome to Copenhagen and Rødovre Bowlinghal. World Cup are of great importance for the bowlingsport. With partici pates from all over the world, World Cup create a public relation for our sport, which you cant make up in money. World Cup is more than a tournament, it is for all the participates a memory for life. On behalf of the FIQ European Zone, I want to thank AMF, Danish Bowling Federation and all the members in the committee of organisation, as well as all those, there in one or another way are or has been involved in the arrangement, for the work they have done to organize one of the greatest bowlingcelebration in the world, I wish all the best of luck during the week it takes to carry through World Cup '86.
Costa Zellen President FIQ-TD European Zone
Message On behalf of AM F,Bowling, I would like to welcome every competitor, guest, and official to the 1986 Bowling World Cup. This is the first time that our tournament has returned to the same center, and we feel proud of the way in which the Bowling World Cup has matured since its initial visit to Rodovre (now renamed the »Bowling World Cup Center«) in 1970.Of course, in those days we did not have a ladies' division, yet this year we will have nearly as many countries proticipating in the women's section as the men's, and AMF is delighted that the tournament has played such an effective role in encouraging the participation of femaie bowlers in worldwide events. Additionally, there will be countries making their first appearance in the event this year and, likewise, we are pleased to consider that the Bowling World Cup welcome new nations onto the international scene. Naturally, with the increased competition. the two final winners will have to fight harder than ever before to take home the famous trophies. Therefore, may I congratulate them in advance and also take this opportunity of wishing each and every competitor good luck and a very successful tournament participation. We hope that you all enjoy your stay in Copenhagen and return home with happy memories of the 22nd annual Bowling World Cup. ROBERT J. CONWAY Corporate Vice President Bowling Products