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Timmy scores a perfect 300 for Asian bowling gold
Published on: Thursday, October 24, 2019
By: Bernama
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Kuala Lumpur: The national bowling squad continued their impressive form at the 25th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championship in Kuwait after Timmy Tan Chye Chem (pic) clinched the men’s singles gold on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old defended his gold on the second day of the competition after scoring a perfect 300 in the last game of six of the squad 2 to overtake Tuesday’s squad 1 leader, Dhruv Sarda with an overall score of 1,556 pinfalls at the Kuwait Bowling Sporting Club.

Timmy’s rise saw Dhruv of India ending up in second place with 1,524 pinfalls, while Japanese bowler Shusaku Asato bagged the bronze with 1,522 pinfalls, according to the Asian Bowling Federation’s (ABF) official website, www.abf-online.org.

Another Malaysian, Muhammad Hafiz Zainuddin, who is among the only three players to score perfect 300 in the event (besides Indonesian Hardy Rachmadian), missed the podium after finishing fourth with 10 pinfalls behind the Japanese.

On Tuesday, veteran kegler, Shalin Zulkifli won the women’s singles gold medal with 1,498 pinfalls with a six-pin advantage over Indonesia’s Nadia Pramanik, while compatriot Sin Li Jane (1,471) secured the bronze.

Malaysia returned home with three gold, two silver and four bronze medals when the tournament last held in 2016 at Hong Kong. – Bernama 


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