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2010 Asian Games

11/24/10

Korea's Hwang Sun-Ok wins her fourth Asian Games gold medal in Women's Masters

Shoots 278 game in the title match to beat Singapore's Cherie Tan

2010AGHwangSunOk_small.jpg2010AGCherieTan_small.jpgHwang Sun-Ok (l.), Korea captured her fourth gold medal in the 16th Asian Games bowling competition when she was able to weather a strong charge by Cherie Tan (r.), Singapore to win the title in Women's Masters, 482-472, Wednesday afternoon at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China. Third seeded Tan started the three-player stepladder finals with a stunningly ruthless 266-191 victory over Hwang's compatriot, defending champion Choi Jin-A.

2010 Asian Games

11/24/10

Korea's Choi Bok-Eum triumphs in Men's Masters: wins third gold medal in 16th Asian Games

Kuwait's Mohammed Al-Regebah earns silver; China's Du Jianchao gets bronze

2010MWCMastersChoiBokEum_small.jpg2010AGMohammedAlRegebah_small.jpgChoi Bok-Eum (l.), Korea won his third gold medal in the 16th Asian Games when he cruised to the title in the Men's Masters competition Wednesday afternoon at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China. In the title match the No. 1 seed flew past his opponent Mohammed Al-Regebah (r.), Kuwait, 462-327, to wrap up the title. The Kuwaiti, seeded third, ousted No. 2 seed Du Jianchao, China, in the opening one-game match, 215-208.

2010 Asian Games

11/24/10

Korea's Hwang Sun-Ok, Choi Jin-A take No. 1 and 2 seed in Women's Masters stepladder finals

Singapore's Cherie Tan wins position round match to earn No. 3 seed

2010AGHwangSunOk_small.jpg2010AGChoiJinA_small.jpgThree-time Guangzhou Asian Games gold medalist Hwang Sun-Ok (l.) and defending champion Choi Jin-A (r.), both of Korea, dominated the Women's Masters competition en route to earn the No. 1 and No. 2 seed for the stepladder finals on Wednesday afternoon at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China. Singapore's Cherie Tan defeated Sharon Koh in the position round to oust the Malaysian by two pins to grab the third and last spot for the stepladder.

2010 Asian Games

11/24/10

Korea's Choi Bok-Eum shoots 300 to earn No. 1 seed for the Men's Masters stepladder finals

China's Du Jianchao and Kuwait's Mohammed Al-Regebah to determine Choi's opponent

2010MWCChoiBokEum.jpgChoi Bok-Eum_small (pictured), Korea rolled the first-ever 300 game by a man in Asian Games history and averaged 238.75 during the second block of the Men's Masters match play on short oil en route to earn the No. 1 seed for the stepladder finals later this afternoon at Tianhe Bowling Hall. In the opening match of the three-player stepladder finals second-placed Du Jianchao, China and third placed Mohammed Al-Regebah, Kuwait will square off for the right to bowl Bok-Eum for the gold medal.

2010 Asian Games

11/23/10

Hwang Sun-Ok targets her fourth gold medal in Asian Games

Holds a 75-pin lead after the first block of round robin on long oil

2010AGHwangSunOk_small.jpgThree-time Guangzhou Asian Games gold medalist Hwang Sun-Ok (pictured), Korea sits in a familiar place after the first block of round robin match play in Women's Masters. Hwang, who targets her third individual gold medal after winning in Singles and All Events and her fourth overall after claiming the Team gold medal yesterday, led the first round on long oil Tuesday afternoon at Tianhe Bowling Hall with 1863 pinfall total. The Korean holds a 75-pin lead over second place Esther Cheah, Malaysia.

2010 Asian Games

11/23/10

Thailand's Yannaphon Larp-apharat takes 114-pin lead in Men's Masters Round One

2009SOYannaphonLarpapharat_small.jpgYannaphon Larp-apharat (pictured) of Thailand got off to a great start into the Men's Masters competition at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China as he took a convincing lead after the first block of eight games round robin on long oil Tuesday morning. Yannaphon had eight games between 203 and 266 winning seven of his eight matches to lead the field of 16 players with 1966 pinfall total including 70 pins bonus. The top three players after the second block on short oil on Wednesday will advance to the stepladder finals.

2010 Asian Games

11/23/10

Korea women unstoppable; fill the trophy case with team gold at 16th Asian Games

Indonesia shoots record 1247 game to jump into second place

2010AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg The Korean women filled their trophy case with another team title Monday capturing the gold medal in the five-player Team event at the 16th Asian Games in record-setting style. Choi Jin-A, Gang Hye-Eun, Hong Su-Yeon, Son Yun-Hee, Hwang Sun-Ok and Jeon Eun-Hee fired games of 1028, 1244 and 1229 for 3601 and 6711, an average of 223.70, to establish Asian Games records for three and six games. Indonesia and Malaysia maintained their positions to finish second and third with 6340 and 6295.

2010 Asian Games

11/22/10

Hwang Sun-Ok cruises to the title in women's All Events at Guangzhou Asian Games

Korean women take the first four places; China's Zhang Yuhong gets bronze

2010AGHwangSunOk_small.jpgThe Korean women dominated in All Events at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, finishing 1-4 after 24 games in Singles, Doubles, Trios and Team. Singles champion Hwang Sun-Ok (pictured) cruised to the her second title with 5508 total and an average of 229.50. Defending champion Choi Jin-A took the silver medal with 5276. Son Yun-Hee and Hong Su-Yeon were third and fourth with 5175 and 5137, resp., but the bronze medal went to fifth placed Zhang Yuhong, China, as no country is allowed to sweep the medals.

2010 Asian Games

11/22/10

Korea overtakes Malaysia in the last game to win gold in Men's Team event

Malaysia gets silver, Hong Kong takes bronze

2010AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Starting the day in fifth place, the Korea's Choi Young-Kyu, Cho Young-Seon, Choi Bok-Eum, Hong Hae-Sol and Jang Dong-Chul posted games of 1176, 1137 and 1133 on the long pattern to claim the gold medal in the five-player Team event at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, with record 6654 pinfall total and an average of 221.80. Malaysia, which held a 96-pin lead heading into the last game, had to settle for silver with 6579. Hong Kong overtook Qatar and Japan to grab the bronze medal with 6475.

2010 Asian Games

11/22/10

Malaysia's Alex Liew wins gold in Men's All Events at 16th Asian Games

Silver and bronze for Koreans Choi Young-Kyu, Choi Bok-Eum

2010MWCAlexLiew_small.jpgAlex Liew (pictured), Malaysia, posted a 1425 series in the Team event en route to claim the gold medal in All Events (combined results of Singles, Doubles, Trios and Team) at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China with 5448 pinfall total and an average of 227 for 24 games. Choi Young-Kyu and Choi Bok-Eum, both Korea, took silver and bronze with 5441 and 5431, respectively. The top 16 of 101 players but maximum two players per country advanced to Masters finals which will conclude the bowling competition on Tuesday and Wednesday.

2010 Asian Games

11/22/10

Korea sets the pace on short oil in Women's Team event at 16th Asian Games

Indonesia shoots record 1247 game to jump into second place

2010AGChoiJinA_small.jpgThe Korean women, Choi Jin-A (pictured), Hong Su-Yeon, Son Yun-Hee, Hwang Sun-Ok and Jeon Eun-Hee, set the pace in the 16th Asian Games after the first block on short oil Sunday at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China totalling 3210 pins, an average of 214. Indonesia closed out the series with record 1247 tojump into second place with 3171. Defending champion Malaysia, which failed to medal in the women's competition thus far, sits in third place with 3083. 

2010 Asian Games

11/21/10

Malaysian men hold 99-pin lead in Team event after first block on short oil

Aaron Kong shoots 801 individual three-game series

2010AGAaronKong_small.jpgThe Malaysian men had games of 1174, 1045 and 1136 to overtake the lead in the Asian Games five-player team event after the first block on short oil with 3355 pinfall total and an average of 223.67 Sunday morning at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China. Aaron Kong (pictured) led the team with an 801 effort including games of 268, 235 and 298. Trailing Malaysia by 99 pins to sit in second place was Qatar with 3256 followed by Japan in third place with 3239. The men will return on Mnday for the second block on long oil.

2010 Asian Games

11/20/10

Singapore upsets Korea; storms to the title in Women's Trios at Guangzhou Asian Games

Korea has to settle for silver; China gets the bronze medal

2010AGCherieTan_small.jpg2010AGGeraldineNg_small.jpgSingapore's Cherie Tan (l., Geraldine Ng (r.) and Shayna Ng posted the highest three-game block on short oil to overtake long-oil leader Korea en route to claim the gold medal in Women's Trios at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. The Singaporeans totaled 3917 pins, an average of 217.61 for six games. Korea secured the silver medal with 3849 and was followed by the host country China, which earned the bronze medal with 384. 

2010 Asian Games

11/20/10

Gold and Silver for Korea in Men's Trios at Guangzhou Asian Games

Young-Kyu, Dong-Chul, Bok-Eum lead the field on both oil conditioning pattern

2010AGChoiYoungKyu_small.jpg2010AGJangDongChul_small.jpgChoi Young-Kyu (left), Jang Dong-Chul (right) and Choi Bok-Eum of Korea, who led the field of 33 trios after the first block of three games on long oil, posted the highest series on short oil to cruise to the gold medal with 4061 pinfall total and an average of 225.61. The threesome, finish ed 109 pins ahead of their team mates, who claimed the silver medal with 3952. Qatar took the bronze medal with 3908.

2010 Asian Games

11/19/10

Korea targets third Asian Games gold medal in Women's Trios

Defending champion leads first block on long oil with record-tying 2051

2010AGChoiJinA_small.jpg2010AGHwangSunOk_small.jpgThe Korean women bowlers target the third gold medal in as many events in the Asian Games after Singles champion Hwang Sun-Ok (l.), Doubles champion Choi Jin-A (r.) and Son Yun-Hee took the lead in the Trios event after the first block on long oil with record-tying 2051, (227.90.) The threesome also lead in All-Events after 15/24 games. The 23 trios will return on Saturday morning for the second three-game block on the short oil.

2010 Asian Games

11/19/10

Korean men on course for gold and silver after first block in Trios event

2010AGJangDongChul_small.jpg2010AGChoiBokEum_small.jpg The Korean men target their first medals at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China as they led the field of 33 Trios after the first three-game block on long oil conditioning Friday morning. Jang Dong-Chul (l.) and Choi Bok-Eum (r.) teamed with Choi Young-Kyu to set the pace with 2053 pinfall total (228.11 ave.). The other Korean Trio was one pin ahead of third-placed Qatar with 1984. The 33 trios will return on Saturday for the second block on short oil.

2010 Asian Games

11/19/10

Korean women dominate Doubles competition at 16th Asian Games

China gets bronze as Asian Games Rules do not permit medal sweep

2010AGChoiJinA_small.jpg2010AGGangHyeEun_small.jpgChoi Jin-A and Gang Hye-Eun (pictured l-r) earned the second gold medal for the Korean women bowlers at the 16th Asian Games as the duo knocked down record 2687 pins to win the Doubles competition Thursday. Their team mates Hong Su-Yeon/Son Yun-Hee and Hwang Sun-Ok/Jeon Eun-Hee finished second and third. owever, as Asian Games Rules do not permit a medal sweep fourth-placed Zhang Yuhong and Yang Suiling of China received bronze.

2010 Asian Games

11/17/10

Ang, Liew win the first gold medal for Malaysia in Men's Doubles

Japan and Singapore share the silver medal

2010EBT05AdrianAng2_small.jpg2010MWCAlexLiew_small.jpgAdrian Ang (l.) and Alex Liew (r.) teamed to win the first gold medal for Malaysia in the 16th Asian Games bowling competition Wednesday when the duo captured the title in Men's Doubles 2711 six-game total and an average of 225.92. Japan's Tomokatsu Yamashita and Shogo Wada and Singapore's Remy Ong and Jason Yeong Nathan were mere 20 pins behind to tie for second place and to share the silver medal with 2691 (224.25).

2010 Asian Games

11/16/10

Hwang Sun-Ok storms to the gold medal in Women's Singles at 16th Asian Games

Silver medalist Shayna Ng shoots first perfecto; New Hui Fen gets bronze

2010AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg 2010AGHwangSunOk_small.jpgHwang Sun-Ok (r.) captured the first gold medal for Korea in the 16th Asian Games bowling competition as the multiple World and Asian champion stormed to the title in Women's Singles Tuesday at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China, with 1395 six-game total and an average of 232.50. Singaporeans Shayna Ng and New Hui Fen received silver and bronze with 1342 and 1341, respectively. All medalists bowled in Squad A.

2010 Asian Games

11/16/10

Biboy Rivera starts 16th Asian Games Bowling competition with victory in Men's Singles

Mohd Al-Regebah has to settle for silver; Frederick Ong takes the bronze

2010AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg2010BWCBiboyRivera3_small.jpgThe bowling competition of the 16th Asian Games started on Monday at Tianhe Bowling Hall in Guangzhou, China with the Men's Singles event on short oil. Biboy Rivera (r.), Philippines, rolled games of 256, 196, 233, 225, 239 and 265 to claim the gold medal with 1414 and an average of 235.67. Mohammed Al-Regebah, Kuwait, took the silver medal with 1404 while Rivera's compatriot Frederick Ong secured the bronze with 1390.

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