2008 Hong Kong

2008 Asian Championships

07/12/08

20th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships in Hong Kong conclude in style

2008AsCSouthChinaMorningPost_small.jpg Thank you for participating, farewell and safe travels back home said the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress on a full-page advertisement in the South China Morning Post to the participating players, coaches, officials and guests of the 20th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships which ended Friday evening with the Victory Banquet at EMax, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China. 167 players - 106 men and 61 women - from 19 countries participated in the 20th edition of the championships which were held in Hong Kong for the third time.

2008 Asian Championships

07/11/08

Choi and Ang end Hong Kong Asian Championships with victory in women's and men's Masters

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (July 4-12, 2008)

2008AsCChoiJinA_small.jpg 2008AsCAdrianAng_small.jpg Choi Jin-A (l.) from Korea and Adrian Ang (r.), Malaysia, were crowned women's and men's Masters champions in 20th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships Friday afternoon at Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China. In an all-Korean women's final, Choi, seeded first defeated Gye Min-Young with back-to-back 236 games, 472-445. In an all Malaysian men's final, Ang, the No. 2 seed, flew past Zulmazran Zulkifli, 449-413, thanks to a 279 in the first game. Jeon Eun-Hee, also Korea, and Zhang Peng, China, earned the bronze medals.

Philippines

07/11/08

RP bowlers 1-2 in HK all-events

Republished courtesy of Manila Bulletin - Philippines (July 11, 2008)

2008AsCMenAllEventsTop3_small.jpg Veteran Chester King (center) dished out another sterling performance and teammate Raoul Miranda (left) held his ground to give the Philippines a gold-silver finish in the men's all-events competition Wednesday in the 20th Asian tenpin bowling championships here. King added a three-game series of 648 pins to his Asian 3-game record of 813 of amass a 24-game total of 5,534 (230.58 average) from his singles, doubles, trios and team outings, while Miranda, already the singles bronze medalist, accounted for 5444 (226.83) to hold off United Arab Emirate's Hussain Al-Suwaidi (right), who settled for the bronze win 5366 (223.58).

Philippines

07/10/08

RP bowlers win gold in men's trios By Emil C. Noguera

Republished courtesy of Manila Times - Philippines (July 10, 2008)

2008AsCChesterKingRaoulMirandaFrederickOng_small.jpg The Philippines won the men's trios gold medal in record fashion Wednesday in the 2008 Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships in Hong Kong Bowling City lanes. Chester King, Raoul Miranda and Frederick Ong (l-r) worked hand in hand to accumulate an impressive 4,193 pinfalls (638, 684, 674, 711, 780 and 706) which erased the former Asian record of 3,932 registered by Japan in Indonesia six years ago.

2008 Asian Championships

07/10/08

All Events champion Jeon Eun-Hee and Adrian Ang lead Masters finals Round One in HK Asian Championships

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (July 4-12, 2008)

2008ASCJeonEunHee_small.jpg 2008AsCAdrianAng_small.jpg Jeon Eun-Hee, Korea, who tragets her fourth gold medal in the 20th Asian Championships, leads the women's Masters competion after the first block on long oil with 1801 total including 60 pins bonus. On the men's side it thumbs up for youngster Adrian Ang, Malaysia, who powered his way into the lead in the final three games with 269, 268 and 248. Ang won all but two of his eight matches to set the pace with 1919 pinfall total. The top 3 men and the top 3 women after another 8-game block will advance to the TV finals on Friday afternoon. 

2008 Asian Championships

07/09/08

Malaysia, Qatar repeat in men's team event in 20th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (July 4-12, 2008)

2008AsCMenTeamPodium_small.jpg Defending champion Malaysia and runner-up Qatar battled it out for the title in the men's five-player team event in the 20th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships with the same outcome as in Indonesia 2006. The Malaysians won the gold medal and the Qataris had to settle for silver. Korea overtook the Philippines in the final game to earn the bronze medal. Filipinos Chester King and Raoul Miranda claimed the gold and silver medal in All Events with Hussain Al Suwaidi in third.

2008 Asian Championships

07/09/08

Gold for Korea, silver and bronze for Malaysia and Singapore in women's Team event at Asian Championships

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (July 4-12, 2008)

2008AsCWomenTeamPodium_small.jpg The Korean women (pictured left) won their third gold medal in the 20th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships when they captured the title in the five-player team event on Wednesday morning. Choi Jin-A, Jeon Eun-Hee, Gang Hye-Eun, Gye Min-Young, Kim Yeau-Jin and Hwang Sun-Ok finished with 6463 six game total or an average of 215.43. Malaysia beat out Singapore in the final game 1025 to 983 to secure the silver medal with 6200, while Singapore took the bronze with 6186. The Koreans added gold medal No. 4 when they finished 1-5 and 7th in All Events.


2008 Asian Championships

07/09/08

King rules Hong Kong, leads the Philippines to the men's Trios title in Asian Championships

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (July 4-12, 2008)

2008AsCFrederickOngChesterKingRaoulMiranda_small.jpg Starting the day just one pin off the lead Frederick Ong, Chester King and Raoul Miranda (l-r) flew past their opponents en route to claim the gold medal in the men's Trios event at the Hong Kong Asian Championships. The three Filipinos finished with 4193 total, an average of 232.94. King had 813 in Team this morning and added 279, 289 and 279 (847) for 1660 six-game total or an average of 276.67. Adrian Ang, Aaron Kong and Mohd Nur Aiman, Malaysia secured the silver medal and Singapore's  Jason Yeong Nathan, Eugene Low and Shaun Ng earned bronze. 

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