2012 Hong Kong

Hong Kong

09/11/12

Korea's Lim Dong-Sung, Jung Da-Wun claim Masters titles at Asian Championships

Singapore's Daphne Tan and Jazreel take silver and bronze in the women's division; Bahrain's Yousif Falah and Indonesia's Hardy Rachmadian take silver and bronze in the men's division

2012AsCJungDaWun3_small.jpg 2012AsCLimDongSung2_small.jpgKorea swept the gold medals in the Masters competition which concluded the 22nd Asian Championships Tuesday afternoon at bowling center Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China. Jung Da-Wun (l.) defeated Daphne Tan of Singapore in the two-game title match, 433-409, to claim the gold medal in Women's Masters and Lim Dong-Sung (r.) followed in her footprints when he topped Yousif Falah of Bahrain for the men's title, 390-360.

Hong Kong

09/10/12

Jung Da-Wun, Yousif Falah hold slim lead in Masters after first block of Match Play

Participating countries determined for 2013 Combined World Championships and 2013 World Games

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2012AsCYousifFalah_small.jpgJung Da-Wun (l.) of Korea and Bahrain's Yousif Falah (r.) took a three- and six-pin lead, respectively, in the first round of the Women's and Men's Masters Match Play Monday morning at the Hong Kong Asian Championships. Jung averaged 224.38 and won the last six of her eight matches to set the tone in the women's division with 1855 total including 60 pins bonus. Falah averaged 219.50 to lead the men's field with 1806 including a 5-3 match play record.

Hong Kong

09/09/12

Chinese Taipei's women move from third to first in last game to win Women's Team event

Chinese Taipei's women move from third to first in last game to win Women's Team event Taiwan's fivesome stun Singapore and Korea in battle for Team gold; Korea's Kim Moon-Jeong wins All Events gold in the deciding last game against sisters Cherie Tan and Daphne Tan of Singapore

2012AsCChineseTaipeiWomen_small.jpgStarting the last game of the Women's Team event in third place, Chien Hsiu-Lan, Chang Yu-Hsuan, Pan Yu-Fen, Tsai Hsin-Yi and Wang Ya-Ting of Chinese Taipei posted 1056 on the medium pattern to overtake leader Singapore and defending champion Korea en route to win the gold medal. Starting the last game one and two pins ahead of Singapore's Cherie Tan and Daphne Tan, Kim Moon-Jeong of Korea wrapped up the All Events gold medal with a 228 game.

Hong Kong

09/09/12

Hong Kong's men shoot big last game to capture the coveted Team gold medal

Defending champion Korea has to settle for silver, UAE gets bronze; Thailand's Yannaphon Larp-apharat wins gold in All Events, Hong Hae-Sol (KOR) takes silver and Yousif Falah (BHR) bronze

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Eric Tseng, Michael Mak, Michael Tsang, Wicky Yeung and Wu Siu Hong posted a huge 1142 in the last game to capture the coveted Team gold medal for Hong Kong in the 22nd Asian Championships. The five-player team finished with 6427 (214.23 average) to beat out defending champion Korea for the title by 67 pins. UAE took the bronze medal. Thailand's Yannaphon Larp-apharat secured the gold medal in All Events with 5328 (222.00). Korea's Hong Hae-Sol took silver and Yousif Falah of Bahrain bronze.

Hong Kong

09/08/12

Korean men have their sights set on defending the Team title at Asian Championships

Host country Hong Kong in second place after the first block on short oil; Lee Tak-Man achieves perfection to help Macau into third place; Yannaphon Larp-apharat (THA) eyes gold medal in All Events after 21/24 games with Yousif Falah (BHR) in second and Lim Dong-Sung (KOR) in third

2012AsCKoreaMen_small.jpgDefending champion Korea rebounded from a slow start (958) with games of 1156 and 1104 to take the lead in the Men's Team event at the 22nd Asian Championships after the first block on short oil. Hong Hae-Sol, Choi Yong-Kyu, Lee Ik-Kyu, Cho Young-Seon and Lim Dong-Sung (pictured left) toppled 3218 pins, an average of 214.53, to lead host country Hong Kong and neighbor Macau by 96 and 107 pins. Macau's Lee Tak-Man rolled the second perfecto of the Championships.

Hong Kong

09/08/12

Singaporean women lead as Team event reaches halfway mark at Asian Championships

China and defending champion Korea in second and third place after the first three games on short oil; Cherie Tan (SIN) overtakes lead in All Events after 21/24 games with Kim Moon-Jeong (KOR) second and Daphne Tan (SIN) third

2012AsCSingaporeWomen_small.jpg New Hui-Fen, Shayna Ng, Daphne Tan, Cherie Tan and Jazreel Tan of Singapore (pictured) took the lead in the women's Team event at the Asian Championships after the first block on the short oil pattern. The Singaporeans totaled 3092 pins, an average of 206.13, to lead China (2983) and defending champion Korea (2974) by 109 and 118 pins, resp. Singapore's Cherie Tan used a 747 series to take the lead in All Events after 21 of 24 games with 4516 (215.05).

Hong Kong

09/07/12

Korea sweeps gold and silver medals in Men's Trios

Japan gets the bronze medal; Yannaphon Larp-apharat (THA) maintains lead in All Events after 18/24 games with Hong Hae-Sol (KOR) second and Yousif Falah (BHR) third

2012AsCChoYoungSeoLimDongSungHongHaeSol_small.jpgThe Korean men improved on a 1, 3 finish by the women's team when they swept the gold and silver medals in Men's Trios at the Hong Kong Asian Championships on Friday. Starting the day in fourth place, Cho Young-Seon, Lim Dong-Sung and Hong Hae-Sol (pictured) averaged over 234 over three games on the medium pattern to earn the gold medal with 4025 (223.61). Their team mates finished with a 760 game to grab silver with 3884. Japan took the bronze medal with 3823.

2012 Asian Championships

09/07/12

Korea wins gold and bronze in Women's Trios at 22nd Asian Championships

Singapore earns the silver medal; Sin Li-Jane (MAS), Kim Moon-Jeong (KOR) and Daphne Tan (SIN) lead in All Events after 18/24 games

2012AsCJungDaWunJeonEunHeeKimMoonJeong_small.jpgKorea's Kim Moon-Jeong, Jung Da-Wun and Jeon Eun-Hee (pictured) finished the second block on short oil with a huge 722 game to steal the gold medal in Women's Trios in the 22nd Asian Championships Friday. The Koreans totaled 3743 pins and averaged 207.94 to beat out Singapore (3727) for the title by 16 pins. Their team mates Baek Seung-Ja, Lee Su-Jeong and Gye Min-Young, who led after the first block on medium oil, were one pin behind to take the bronze medal with 3726.

Hong Kong

09/07/12

Korean atop the leaderboard as Women's Trios reaches halfway mark

Baek, Lee and Gye hold slim lead over Malaysia and Australia heading into Friday's second block on short oil; Sin Li-Jane (MAS) and Kim Moon-Jeong (KOR) maintain lead in All Events after 15/24 games with Cherie Tan (SIN) in third

2012AsCBaekGyeLee_small.jpgBaek Seung-Ja, Gye Min-Young and Lee Su-Jeong (l-r) of Korea toppled 1897 pins (210.78 average) on the medium oil pattern to help grab the lead in the Women's Trios event at the 22nd Asian Championships. Malaysia was 23 pins behind in second place with 1874 and Australia was third with 1853. Sin Li-Jane, Malaysia and Korea's Kim Moon-Jeong maintained the lead in All Events with 3258 and 3240, resp., while Cherie Tan, Singapore, moved into third place with 3172.

Hong Kong

09/07/12

Bahrain's Sultan, Janahi and Falah lead Men's Trios after first block on medium oil

Malaysia and Japan sit in second and third place with three games to go on short oil on Friday; Yannaphon Larp-apharat (THA) holds on to the lead in All Events after 15/24 games

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Mohammed Sultan, Yousif Falah and Mohammed Janahi (l-r) of Bahrain took the lead in Men's Trios after the first block of three games on medium oil Thursday at the Hong Kong Asian Championships with 1994 pinsfall and an average of 221.56. Malaysia was second with 1987 followed by Japan with 1967. Thailand's Yannaphon Larp-apharat held on to the lead in All Events after 15 of 24 games with 3328 (221.87 average). Falah is second at 3309 with Lim Dong-Sung, Korea, third at 3276.

Hong Kong

09/06/12

Al-Attar, Al-Suwaidi claim gold for UAE in Men's Doubles at HK Asian Championships

Korea's Choun, Lim earn silver, bronze goes to Ridhwan, Zulkifli of Malaysia; Thailand's Yannaphon sets the pace in All Events with Al-Suwaidi in second and Aussie Meads in third

2012AsCMahmoodAlAttarHussainAlSuwaidi_small.jpgMahmood Al-Attar and Hussain Al-Suwaidi (l-r) claimed the first gold medal for UAE at the 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships Wednesday in Men's Doubles. The Arabs totaled 2666 pins, an average of 222.17 in the last Squad (3) to overtake Squad 1 leader Choun Jae-Woo and Lim Dong-Sung of Korea by 37 pins. The koreans earbed the silver medal with 2629 and were followed by Malaysia's Muhd Syafiq Ridhwan and Zulmazran Zulkifli, who took bronze with 2612.

Hong Kong

09/06/12

Korea's Jung, Kim win Women's Doubles title at 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships

Malaysia's Singles champion Sin and Sijore bowl low last game to settle for silver; Singapore's Ng, Tan move into third place in the last squad to take bronze; Sin, Kim, Jung lead in All Events after 12/24 games

2012AsCJungDaWunKimMoonJeong_small.jpgKorea's Jung Da-Wun and Kim Moon-Jeong (l-r) averaged 214.42 on the medium oil pattern to win the gold medal in Women's Doubles in the 22nd Asian Championships Wednesday at Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China. The duo totaled 2673 pins in Squad 2 to beat out Suqad 1 leader Sin Li-Jane and Jacqueline Sijore of Malaysia (2565) for the title by eight pins. Singapore's Shayna Ng and Jazreel Tan finished Squad 3 with 2513 to take the bronze medal.

Hong Kong

09/05/12

Sin Li-Jane cruises to the gold medal in Women's Singles in Hong Kong

Malaysian outaverages her nearest competitor by 16 pins; South Korea's Jeon Eun-Hee and Jung Da-Wun capture silver and bronze

2012AsCSinLiJane_small.jpgMalaysia's Sin Li-Jane fired games of 259, 246, 203, 213, 257 and 226 in the first squad Women's Singles and remained unchallenged to win the gold medal at the 22nd Asian Championships in Hong Kong with 1404 total and an average of 234. The winner outaveraged her nearest competitor, Korea's Jeon Eun-Hee by 16 pins. The multiple World and Asian champion took the silver medal with 1308 and was followed by her team mate Jung Da-Wun, who secured the bronze medal with 1297.

Hong Kong

09/05/12

Singapore's Keith Saw starts 22nd Asian Championships with victory in Men's Singles

Kuwaiti Fadhel Al-Mousawi shoots first 300 game of the Championships to earn silver; Korea's Hong Hae-Sol has to settle for bronze

2012AsCKeithSaw_small.jpgKeith Saw of Singapore averaged 225.33 and posted a 1352 six-game series on the short pattern in Men's Singles to become the first gold medalist of the 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships. Trailing Saw by just five pins was Fadhel Al-Mousawi of Kuwait, who closed out his set with the first 300 game of the championships to earn the silver medal with 1347. Korea's Hong Hae-Sol was on course for gold after four games in the last squad but had to settle for bronze with 1346 behind games of 192 and 178.

Hong Kong

09/04/12

2012 Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships officially declared open

Colorful opening ceremonies kick off the 22nd edition of Asia's premier bowling event

2012AsCOpeningCeremonies_small.jpgThe 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships kicked off with the traditional dotting of the lions' eyes during the opening ceremonies Monday evening in Hong Kong, China. Joining the almost 300 players and officials from 23 countries were Guests of Honor, Victor Hui Chun Fui, GBS, JP, Vice President of Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, and Raymond Young Lap Moon, JP, Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs, Home Affairs Bureau.


Hong Kong, China

09/02/12

Sheikh Talal re-elected for third term as President of the Asian Bowling Federation

2012ABFPresidentSheikhTalalAlSabah_small.jpgThe 22nd Asian Bowling Federation General Assembly was held Sunday morning Sept. 2, in conjunction with the 22nd Asian Championships in Hong Kong, China. Also present at the assembly was Kevin Dornberger, President of the WTBA and the FIQ, Vivien Lau, Honorary Life President of ABF and FIQ secretary general and Kyohei Akagi, WTBA Honorary Life President. Sheikh Talal Mohammad Al-Sabah (pictured) of Kuwait was re-elected as ABF President for a third four-year term.

2012 Asian Championships

09/01/12

The cream of the crop of Asian Bowlers to meet in Hong Kong

128 men and 87 women will fight for the glory of their countries and territories

2012AsCPressConference_small.jpgFor the fourth time, Hong Kong is hosting the Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships at Hong Kong Bowling City from September 2 to 11, 2012. This biennial event has attracted 128 men bowlers and 87 women bowlers from 24 Asian countries who will compete for the medals of the six events - Singles, Doubles, Trios, Team of Five, All Events and Masters - in the men's and women's division, respectively.

Hong Kong

08/31/12

22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships to start on Monday, Sept. 3rd

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (Sept. 2-11, 2012)

ABFLogo_small.jpg2011HKTBCLogo_small.jpg The 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships will be held from Sept. 2-11, 2012 at Hong Kong Bowling City, a 48-laner in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong. The championships start on Monday, Sept. 3rd, with the official practice and the opening ceremonies. 24 of the 38 ABF member federations have confirmed participation. The Championships will be contested on a 36 ft. short pattern and a 41 ft. medium pattern.

Hong Kong

07/30/12

22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships: Bulletin No. 4 released

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (Sept. 2-11, 2012)

ABFLogo_small.jpg2011HKTBCLogo_small.jpg The Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress, host of the 22nd Asian Championships has released the last Bulletin for Asia's most prestigious championships, which will be held from Sept. 2-11, 2012 at bowling center Hong Kong Bowling City. Bulletin No. 4 contains on the two oil pattern as well as the qualifying criteria for the Combined World Championships and the World Games in 2013.

Hong Kong, China

07/09/12

22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships: Bulletin No. 3 released

Hong Kong Bowling City in Hong Kong, China (Sept. 2-11, 2012)

ABFLogo_small.jpg2011HKTBCLogo_small.jpg The Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress (HKTBC) will host the 22nd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships from Sept. 2-11, 2012 at 48-lane Hong Kong Bowling City in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong. The organizers have released Bulletin No. 3 for Asia's most prestigious championships. Up to the issue of this Bulletin 3, 22 out of 38 member federations of the Asian Bowling Federation have confirmed participation.

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