XI Women's World Championship
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These shots were taken during the ISF's XI Women's World Championship, August 27-September 5, 2006 in Beijing, China. (All photos by China Interactive Sports)
Greece pitcher Sarah Farnworth in her wind-up in a victory over the Netherlands.
South Africa's hard work kept the score close in four of their losses.
Chinese Taipei couldn't hit their target of another women's world championship top four finish.
Canada was able to celebrate an Olympic berth, although they needed a special/extra playoff game for fifth place to get it.
A 3-4 record left the Netherlands down and out, resigned to trying to get back to the Olympics through next year's regional qualifier.
ISF President Don Porter presents the USA's Jennie Finch with her gold medal during Closing Ceremonies.