2005

2005 ABF Tour Final

01/10/06

Daniel Lim and Jennifer Tan triumph in ABF Tour Tournament of Champions

Bowling Alley: Jaya Ancol Bowl Jakarta, Indonesia

Daniel_Lim_5146.jpg Jennifer_Tan_4480.jpg Daniel Lim of Malaysia and Jennifer Tan of Singapore cruised to victory in the 2005 ABF Tour Tournament of Champions at Jaya Ancol Bowl Jakarta, Indonesia. Lim flew past Surasak Manuwong of Thailand, 256-191, en route to win the coveted title in the men's division. On the women's side, former World Ranking Masters champion Tan, the No. 1 seed, topped AFT Tour ranking leader Lai Kin Ngoh, Malaysia in a low-scoring affair, 174-149.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #8

10/02/05

Tyrone Ongpauco and Chu Yu Chieh win ABFT Singapore leg

Victor's Superbowl in Singapore

2005ABF08TyroneOngpauco_small.jpg 2005ABF08ChuYuChieh_small.jpg Tyrone Ongpauco (l.) of the Philippines and Chinese Taipei spinner Chu Yu Chieh (r.) won the final tournament of the 2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour at Victor's Superbowl in Singapore. Ongpauco topped local favorite Shaun Ng, 222-189. Chu easily defeated Ng's compatriot Jennifer Tan in the women's final, 247-182.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #7

09/19/05

Michael Tsang and Liza Del Rosario win ABF Tour Hong Kong leg

Thunder Bowl in Hong Kong, China

2005ABF07Champions_small.jpg Michael Tsang of Hong Kong and Liza Del Rosario of the Philippines took the men's and women's titles in the ABF Tour Hong Kong leg. 16-year-old Tsang became the youngest-ever ABF Tour champion after defeating compatriot Chung Him in low-scoring affair, 156-148. Del Rosario denied Lai Kin Ngoh's bid for back-to-back titles, defeaing the Malaysian, 221-197.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #6

08/29/05

Malaysians sweep titles in ABF Tour Indonesia leg

Jaya Ancol Bowl in Jakarta, Indonesia

2005ABF06INAchampions_small.jpg Indonesian Open champion Alex Liew and Lai Kin Ngoh, both of Malaysia, took the men's and women's titles in the 6th event of the Asian Bowling Federation Tour in Indonesia. Liew won his second ABFT title this season with a 244-241 victory over Yang Tae Bum of Korea. KN (pictured), who won the bronze medal in All Events at the Women's World Championship two weeks ago, topped Singapore's Jasmine Yeong in the women's final, 190-183.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #5

06/20/05

Apple Posadas beats two Malaysians to win Philippine leg

Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines

Apple_Posadas_5277.jpg Local Favorite Apple Posadas won three straight matches against Malaysian bowlers to win her home leg of the Asian Bowling Federation Tour in Manila, Philippines. Posadas, who ousted Lai Kin Ngoh in yesterdays's quarterfinals, 213-182, flew past Siti Safiyah in the semis, 248-160, then topped Choy Poh Lai in a close title match, 228-224.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #4

05/16/05

Yannaphon Larp-apharat and Jennifer Tan win ABFT Thailand leg

SF Strike Bowl in Bangkok, Thailand

2005ABF04THAChampions_small.jpg Local favorite Yannaphon Larp-apharat delighted his fans at SF Strike Bowl in Bangkok with two victories en route to claim the men's title in the 2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour Thailand leg. In the championship match, Yannaphon ended Azidi Ameran's dream for his second ABFT title this year, 187-158. Singapore's Jennifer Tan flew past Park Jin Hee, Korea, 226-150, to win the women's title.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #3

03/28/05

Zulmazran Zulkifli and Amanda Ng triumph in ABFT Malaysia leg

Pyramid Megalanes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2005ABF03MASZulmazranZulkifli2_small.jpg Local favorite Zulmazran Zulkifli (left) and Amanda Ng from Singapore took different routes to win the men's and women's titles in the 2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour Malaysia leg at Pyramid Megalanes in Kuala Lumpur. Zulkifli flew past Carl De Vries, Singapore, 255-198, in the men's final. Ng won both, her semi-final match and the championship in roll-off. After defeating Sarah Yap, 37-28, in the semis, she edged Jazreel Tan in an all-Singaporian affair, 39-36, after a 199-199 tie.

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #2

03/21/05

Andrew Frawley in his own league in ABF Kuwait leg

Cosmo Bowling Center in Kuwait City, Kuwait

2005ABF02KUWChampion_small.jpg Andrew Frawley was playing in his own league at the second leg of the 2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour in Kuwait. The Aussie cruised to victory with a 253.5 average. In the championship match, Frawley flew past Ryan Lalisang from Indonesia, 257-177, to earn $2,000 only (as written on the check!), $23,000 less than compatriot Jason Belmonte for winning the qualifying tournament!

2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #1

03/01/05

Alex Liew wins Asian Bowling Federation Tour Qatar leg

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar

Alex_Liew_5064.jpg Alex Liew of Malaysia won the season opener of the 2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour in Qatar with a 256-195 victory over local bowler Mubarak Al-Muraikhi. The Qatar leg as well as the second event in Kuwait are open for men only. However, Malaysia's No. 1 female bowler, Shalin Zulkifli, demonstrated her class when she topped former World Champion Ahmed Shaheen of Qatar, 2-1, en route to win the Emir's Cup, the qualifying tournament for the ABF Qatar leg.

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