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Tuesday , November 29 2022

Malaysia top leaderboard of bowling champ’ship

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Winner of the 25th Asian Bowling Championship men’s double celebrate on podium.

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: National bowling teams clash to stay on the top of the leaderboard in the ongoing 25th Asian Bowling Championship, which is being held in Kuwait at the Kuwait Bowling Sporting Club in Salmiya. The Kuwaiti duo consisting of Saleh Habeeb and Jassem Al-Saqer shone in the men’s duo competition.

China entered the line of medals to compete with Malaysia and fierce South Korea which dominated the first days of the championship.

Men’s trio and women’s duo competitions will be witnessed today amid the dominance by Malaysia and South Korea throughout the qualifications rounds that took place this weekend.

Also, the winners of both genders in three competitions will be awarded their medals this morning. This will coincide with the start of women’s teams (consisting of five players). In the afternoon, the championship will witness the men’s team of five battling out for medals.

China put its name in the medal’s list after winning gold in men’s duo competition by Do Jian Tshao and Wang Hong Bo who scored 2,901 points. In the second place was Indonesia’s Yeri Ramadona and Diwan Rizaldi with 2,845 points, and the third place was taken by South Koreans Kim Youn Yong and Kong Hi Wong with 2,842 points.

The Kuwait duo of Saleh Habeeb and Jassem Al-Saqer came fifth in the same round with 2,825 points.

Malaysia maintains its top place on the leaderboard with two gold and two bronze, followed by South Korea with a gold, silver and bronze, and then China with a gold, Indonesia with two silvers; India with a silver, and Japan with two bronze.

Kuwait’s national bowling team player Jassem Al-Saqer expressed content with his performance and that of his teammate after they entered the competition with the aspiration to win a medal, indicating that their performance has motivated them and their colleagues to achieve in group games in the future.