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Kifli wins gold at Asian Bowling Champ’ship

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Paramanek claims silver as Sen takes bronze

Winners of the 25th Asian Bowling Championship women’s individual competition celebrate on podium with officials.

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: The 25th Asian Bowling Championship continues in its third day with the participation of 228 bowlers representing 27 countries at the Kuwait Bowling Club in Salmiya. The first three days of the championship was characterized by tough competition through which the winner could only be determined in the final round.

In yesterday’s contest, Sharlin Dhul-Kifli from Malaysia won the gold medal in the women’s individual competition after finishing with 1,498 points, followed in second place by Indonesia’s Nadia Paramanek with 1,492 points, and Malaysia’s Sen Lin Jein in third place with 1,471 points.

The fourth day of the championship will witness men’s individual competition and women’s dual competition. The men’s match will begin at 9:10 am, and the women’s match will begin at 2:20 pm. Both matches will take 40 minutes each.

The first round of the championship, which is due to end on the Oct 30, witnessed the participation of four Kuwaiti bowlers – Khaled Al-Dubyan, Basel Al-Enezi, Aseel Al-Roumi and Mustafa Al-Musawi. The Kuwaiti bowlers engaged in a tough competition with the Malaysian, South Korean and Japanese bowlers.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Board Chairman of Public Authority for Sports Asad Taqi praised the excellent opening ceremony of the 25th Asian Bowling Championship, which is being held in Kuwait under the auspices of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. He commended the excellent organization of the championship, stressing that the continental gathering of 27 countries is a resounding indication of high level of professionalism upheld by the President of the World Bowling Federation and Asian Bowling Federation Sheikh Talal Al-Muhammad and the board members.

Taqi affirmed that the opening ceremony presented Kuwait in its best image which the Asian nationals deserve.