KUWAIT: Malaysian Timmy Tan kept his first place title by winning the individual’s gold medal of the 25th Asian Ten Pin Bowling Championship.
Tan scored 1,556 to repeat his achievement of three years earlier during the previous championship in Hong Kong. Meanwhile India’s Dhruv Sarda claimed second place with the score of 1,524 and Japan’s Shusaku Asato took third place with 1,522 points.
Today, the fifth day of competition will see a fierce competition for the gold medal of the men’s doubles as the first group will start at 9:10 am and will end at 12:40 pm, then the second group will start at 2:20 pm and concludes at 5:50 pm.
The Hong Kong doubles team is highly expected to keep their gold medal they won in the previous championship that was held in Hong Kong 2018.
Meanwhile, head of the Philippines Bowling Federation Alex Lim lauded the high level competition in the championship that is being held in a major and unique center in Asia.
Lim lauded Kuwait Bowling Center and the organization which came due to the major effort of the higher organizing committee headed by the President of International and Asian Bowling Federations, Chairman of Kuwait Bowling Club Sheikh Talal Al-Mohammad, as was evident during the opening ceremony.
He said his country has good chances to compete for top places, although it was absent for the past four championships, as the last time it won was in 2008 with two gold, one silver and a bronze. – Photos by Fouad Al Shaikh
By Abdellatif Sharaa