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Japan, Korea share the medals in Singles at 14th Asian Seniors Championship

The 14th Asian Senior Tenpin Bowling Championships got underway Thursday with the singles competition at East Seoul Grand Bowling Center in Seoul, Korea.
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Japan and the host country Korea shared the gold, silver and bronze medals in the men’s and women’s senior and grand senior divisions.

Jang Rang Hean of Korea averaged 247.17 on his way to the gold medal in the men’s senior singles, including games of 258, 269 , 279, 266, 205 and 206 and 1483 total.

His compatriot Joung Myong Jin closed with 264 and 258 to and narrowed the gap to 17 pins to earn the silver medal with 1466. Tsuyoshi Iida’s bronze medal performance of 1441 included the first 300 game of the event.

Yumiko Yoshida of Japan outaveraged her nearest competitor in the women’s senior singles division by more than 20 pins to cruise to the gold medal with 1426 total and an average of 237.67. Yoshida had high games of 266 and 267, a 227 triplicate and a low game of 212.

Silver and bronze went to Korea’s Lee Mi Sook and Cho Yoon Ok, who finished in second and third place with distant 1304 and 1293, respectively.

Kim Jong Tuck of Korea posted the lone 1400-series in the grand senior men’s division to win the gold medal with 1404 pinfall total and an average of 234.33. Tuck started his series with 256 and 255 and added four games between 216 and 231.

Hidehiro Madore of Japan, who received 10 pins handicap each game, led the event heading into the last game but slipped to second place with 1396 after a 203 last game. Masanobu Matsui of Japan was further 23 behind in third place to take the bronze medal with 1373.

Hiroko Naka of Japan finished her series with 216 and 211 to capture the title in grand senior women’s singles with 1199 total and an average of 199.83. Jang Ae Sim of Korea was 17 pins behind to take the silver medal with 1182. Kazuko Tanaka of Japan was third with distant 1116.

2016AsSrCLogoThe 14th Asian Seniors Championship will be held from Nov. 22-30 at East Seoul Grand Bowling Center, a 47-laner in Seoul, Korea.

The Championship attracted 198 players from eight countries, Australia, China, Guam, Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and the host country Korea.

104 bowlers (55 men and 49 women) will compete in the Senior Division (50 to 64 years of age) and 94 bowlers (55 men and 39 women) will compete in the Grand Senior Division (65 years & over) for gold, silver and bronze medals in men’s and women’s singles, doubles, four-player teams, all-events and masters.

Photos courtesy of Korea Senior Bowling Federation.

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14th Asian Seniors Championship – Senior Men Singles

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14th Asian Seniors Championship – Senior Women Singles

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14th Asian Seniors Championship – Grand Senior Men’s Singles

Players age 70-74 receive 5 pins handicap each game; players 75 and over get 10 pins handicap each game

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14th Asian Seniors Championship – Grand Senior Women’s Singles

Players age 70-74 receive 5 pins handicap each game; players 75 and over get 10 pins handicap each game

Author: Herbert Bickel
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