In an all-Chinese Taipei affair, Yang Nien-Hua
, seeded third, defeated No. 4 seed, Cheng Hsing-Chao
, 226-210, to win the gold medal in men's Singles at the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship in Tamuning, Guam. The No. 1 and No. 2 seed after the preliminaries went to local bowler Manny Tagle
and Choi Io Fai
, Macau, who led the 36-player field with 1307 and 1251, resp. In the semifinals, Tagle fell to Cheng, 168-186, while Choi was eliminated by Yang, 161-190. Cheng earned the silver medal and Tagle and Choi shared the bronze.