Korea's Choi Bok-Eum triumphs in Men's Masters: wins third gold medal in 16th Asian Games
2010 Asian Games
Kuwait's Mohammed Al-Regebah earns silver; China's Du Jianchao gets bronze
In the title match over two games total pinfall, the No. 1 seed flew past his opponent Mohammed Al-Regebah (right), Kuwait, 462-327, to wrap up the title. Choi took a huge 63-pin lead in game one (217-154) and cruised to victory with a 245-173 win in game two.
The Kuwaiti, seeded third, ousted No. 2 seed Du Jianchao (be√∂ow right), China, in the opening one-game match, 215-208. Al-Regebah won his second silver medal in the Games after a second-place finish in Singles. Jianchao captured the bronze medal, the only medal by the Chinese men's team.
The top 16 in All Events but maximum two players per country advanced to the Masters finals which will conclude the bowling competition of the 16th Asian Games on Wednesday.
101 men from 17 countries - Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Thailand, UAE, Uzbekistan and the host country China - participated in the 16th Asian Games bowling competition at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China and bowled for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, five-player Team, All Events and Masters.
Korea led the men's medal tally with three gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal. Malaysia was second winning two gold and one silver. The Philippines brought home one gold and one bronze medal.
Kuwait had two silver medals while Japan and Singapore shared the silver medal in Doubles. Qatar, Hong Kong and China took home one bronze medal each.
16th Asian Games - Men's Masters Stepladder Finals
Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China (Nov. 15-24, 2010)
1. Choi Bok-Eum, Korea, 462 (2 games)
2. Mohammed Al-Regebah, Kuwait, 542 (3 games)
3. Du Jianchao, China, 208 (1 game)
Semifinal Match: #3 Al-Regebah def. #2 Jianchao, 215-208
Title Match: #1 Choi (217+245) def. Al-Regebah (154+173), 462-327.
16th Asian Games bowling competition - Men's Medal Tally
Note: Japan and Singapore shared the silver medal in Doubles
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Korea's Hwang Sun-Ok, Choi Jin-A take No. 1 and 2 seed in Women's Masters stepladder finals
Korea's Choi Bok-Eum shoots 300 to earn No. 1 seed for the Men's Masters stepladder finals
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Hwang Sun-Ok storms to the gold medal in Women's Singles at 16th Asian Games
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