Osku Palermaa

Osku Palermaa

Nick Name
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:18 Nov,1983
:35 years, 9 months
:Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland

About Osku Palermaa

Osku Palermaa is a Finnish Ten-pin bowler now living in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a competitor on the European Bowling Tour, World Bowling Tour, and PBA Tour.

Career Highlights:

  • Palermaa has 13 EBT titles to his name, and was the EBT ranking champion for three consecutive years from 2007 to 2009, he also won the rankings 2011. Palermaa was also joint runner up in the 2005 EBT rankings, and runner up in the 2006 EBT rankings.
  • Osku won his first U.S. PBA Tour title at the 2010 Geico Shark Championship, which was part of the PBA's World Series of Bowling in Las Vegas, Nevada.He has since won four more PBA Tour titles, including a major at the 2011 PBA World Championship.
  • Palermaa has to date bowled 52 perfect games.
  • Palermaa won the bronze medal at the World Ranking Masters tournament.
  • Palermaa won the 2006 AMF World Cup, defeating Norway's Petter Hansen 2 games to 1 in the final.
  • Palermaa averaged over 250 in the qualifying rounds (24 games), bowling 2 perfect games in the process.
  • Palermaa was voted the 'Bowler Of The Year' by the industry writers, and was also voted 'Bowler Of The Year' in his native Finland, and 'Athlete Of The Year' in his home town, Espoo
  • In April, Palermaa was invited for the first time to participate in the World Tenpin Masters tournament, held at the Barnsley Metrodome. Palermaa beat South Africa's Guy Caminsky in the first round (464-438), before losing to the 2006 champion, American PBA bowler Chris Barnes in the quarter-final (490-467).
  • Following this, Palermaa travelled to Turkey for the 4th Istanbul open, and was victorious, defeating fellow two-handed bowler Jason Belmonte from Australia in the single-game final (258-195). This win, his 5th on the European Bowling Tour and his 2nd in 2007, put him on top of the 2007 EBT rankings, narrowly ahead of 3-time EBT ranking champion, Paul Moor from England.

Osku Palermaa Achievements


International Tournament:

2005-Super Series Tour Championships Champion

2008-European Ranking Masters,Super Six Gothenburg

2009-World Ranking Masters,Super Six Super Star

2010-Dubai International

European Bowling Tour:

2005-III Catalonia Open - Trofeu Galasa,Columbia 300 Vienna Open

2006-Kungsbacka International Tournament

2007-Brunswick Euro Challenge,4th Istanbul Bowling Open

2008-Brunswick Aalborg International,Ebonite Lahti Open

2009-Hammer Bronzen Schietspoel Tournament

PBA Tour:

2010-Won the Geico Shark Championship at the PBA World Series of Bowling in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) on November 6, 2010.

2011-Won the PBA World Championship in Las Vegas, NV on November 18, 2011.This was his second PBA Tour title and first PBA major.

2013-Won the WBT Bahrain Open on March 10, 2013 for his third PBA Tour title.

2014-Won the WBT Thailand Open on August 28, 2014; his fourth PBA Tour title.

2015-Won the WBT Bowling World Open in Tokyo on July 12, 2015; his fifth PBA Tour title.

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