Asian Rankings

Asian Bowling Federation (ABF)

12/27/13

World Champions Son Yun Hee, Cho Young Seon dominate 2013 Asian Point Ranking

2013ChoYoungSeonSonYunHee_small.jpgSon Yun Hee and Cho Young Seon (r-l), the 2013 World Championships women's and men's Masters champions and currently the best couple in the sport of tenpin bowling, dominated the 2013 Asian Point Rankings. Asian bowlers could earn ranking points based on how they finished in Asian international tournaments, ABF Tour, Asian Games, Asian Championships, SEA Games, East Asian Games, East Asian Pacific, GCC Championships as well as WTBA World Championships and World Games.

Asian Bowling Federation (ABF)

03/15/13

Cherie Tan, Yousif Falah finish atop the 2012 Asian Point Rankings

2012AsCCherieTan_small.jpg2012AsCYousifFalah3_small.jpgSingapore's Cherie Tan (l.) and and Yousif Falah of Bahrain (r.) finished atop the 2012 Asian Point Rankings. Falah led the men's division by 135 points, while Tan beat out Malaysia's Esther Cheah for the women's top spot by mere three points. Asian bowlers could earn ranking points in Asian international tournaments, ABF Tour, Asian Games, Asian Championships, Regional Championships, World Championships and World Games.

Asian Bowling Federation (ABF)

03/17/11

Shayna Ng, Shaker Al-Hassan become the 2011 Asian Point Ranking winners

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Singapore's Shayna Ng topped Tannya Roumimper, Indonesia, by two points to win the women's 2011 Asian Point Rankings, while Shaker Al-Hassan, UAE, had a comfortable lead in the men's division. Asian bowlers could earn ranking points based on how they finished in Asian international tournaments, ABF Tour, Asian Games, Asian Championships, Regional Championships, GCC Championships as well as Women's World Championships and World Games.

Asian Bowling Federation (ABF)

03/27/10

Hwang Sun-Ok, Hussain Al-Suwaidi become the 2010 Asian Point Ranking winners

2011AsCW1HwangSunOk2_small.jpg2010ABFToCHussaiAlSuwaidi_small.jpgKorea's Hwang Sun-Ok (l.) and Hussain Al-Suwaidi (r.) emerged as 2010 Asian Point Ranking champions after the ABF Tour Tournament of Champions concluded the 2010 season. Asian bowlers could earn ranking points based on how they finished in Asian international tournaments, ABF Tour, Asian Games, Asian Championships, SEA Games, East Asian Games, East Asian Pacific, GCC Championships as well as in the Men's World Championships.

2009 Asian Bowling Federation Rankings

12/29/09

Chan Shuk Han, Wu Siu Hong hold on to the lead in Asian rankings

2008AsCWuSiuHingChanShukHan_small.jpgChan Shuk Han and Wu Siu Hong (pictured), both from Hong Kong, continued to lead the women's and men's Asian Bowling Federation rankings after the conclusion of the 5th East Asian Games. Though being held in 2010, the ABF Tour Tournament of Champions will be the last ranking tournament for 2009 season. 206 women and 596 men have cashed ranking points thus far. Defending ranking champion Shuk Han leads the women's division by 14.5 points, while Siu Hong has a 33.5 point buffer in the men's division.

2009 Asian Bowling Federation Rankings

10/30/09

Hong Kong's Chan Shuk Han, Wu Siu Hong atop the Asian rankings

Two events remaining before the end of the ranking season

2009WGWuSiuHong_small.jpg2008AsCChanShukHan_small.jpgTwo bowlers from Hong Kong, Chan Shuk Han (l.) and Wu Siu Hong (r.), sit atop the women's and men's Asian Bowling Federation rankings with just two events in the 2009 Asian ranking season remaining, Defending women's ranking champion Chan leads the 194-player women's division with 299.5 ranking points.Wu has totaled 511.5 ranking points to lead the 580-player men's field. The season ends with 3rd Asian Indoor Games and the 5th East Asian Games. 


2009 Asian Bowling Federation Rankings

04/07/09

Fung, Al-Suwaidi set the pace in Asian Rankings after Kuwait Open

2008ABFToCVanessaFung_small.jpg2008AsCHussainAlSuwaidi_small.jpgVanessa Fung (pictured left) of Hong Kong and 2008 men's ranking champion Hussain Al-Suwaidi (right) positioned themselves atop the women's and men's Asian Bowling Federation Rankings after Rankings after five events (ABF Tour Tournament of Champions, H.H. Emir Cup, Malaysian Open, Kuwait Open and ABF Tour Kuwait). Al-Suwaidi finished third in the Kuwait Open and won the ABF Tour leg to lead the men's rankings with 185 points. Fung, who finished second in the Women's Division in the Kuwait Open, leads the women's rankings with 129 points.


2008 Asian Ranking

12/28/08

Chan Shuk Han, Hussain Al-Suwaidi win 2008 women's and men's ABF Rankings

It is likely that the WRM will not continue past 2009

ABFLogo_small.jpg Chan Shuk Han of Hong Kong, China, and Hussain Al-Suwaidi, UAE, finished the 2008 Asian Bowling Federation ranking season atop the women's and men's leaderboard. The top 8 women and the top 8 men from the 2008 ABR Rankings will meet with their counterparts from Europe and America at the 2009 World Ranking Masters, April 27 through May 3 in Naples, Italy. As there is no sponsor for the 2010 World Ranking Masters at the horizon it is likely that the WRM will not continue past 2009.

2008 Asian Ranking

11/04/08

Chan Shuk Han, Hussain Al-Suwaidi continue to lead Asian Rankings

2008HKGOpenChanShukHan_small.jpg 2008AsCHussainAlSuwaidi_small.jpg Chan Shuk Han (left) of Hong Kong, China, and Hussain Al-Suwaidi (right), UAE, held on to the lead in the women's and men's Asian Bowling Federation rankings. Shuk Han, who took the lead in the women's division with victory in the season opening ABF Tour Tournament of Champions, leads the ranking field of 198 women with 407 points. On the men's side, Al-Suwaidi has a huge 515 ranking point total and holds a dominating 182 point lead over Zulmazran Zulkifli, Malaysia, who is second with 333.

2008 Asian Ranking

09/05/08

Chan Shuk Han, Hussain Al-Suwaidi lead Asian Rankings with six events to go

2008AsCHussainAlSuwaidi_small.jpg 2008AsCChanShukHan_small.jpg Hong Kong's Chan Shuk Han (left) and Hussain Al-Suwaidi lead the women's and men's Asian Bowling Federation rankings after the conclusion of the Asian Championships in Hong Kong and the Men's World Championships in Bangkok, respectively. Shuk Han, who started the ranking season with victory in the prestigious ABF Tour Tournament of Champions, leads the ranking field of 167 women with 321 points. With six events to go, Al-Suwaidi (right), UAE, holds a dominating lead in the 487-player men's field with 493 ranking points.

2008 Asian Ranking

05/17/08

Chan Shuk Han, Andrew Frawley atop Asian Rankings after World Ranking Masters

2008EBT05AndrewFrawley_small.jpg 2007ABFTToCChanSukHan_small.jpg Chan Shuk Han, Hong Kong, and Andrew Frawley, Australia, lead the women's and men's Asian Bowling Federation rankings after six and ten events, respectively. Shuk Han (l.), who won the season opening ABF Tour Tournament of Champions, holds a comfortable 96 points lead over second-placed Putty Armein, Indonesia with 211 to 115 ranking points. On the men's side, Frawley (r.), a USBC silver level coach, holds a slim 3 point lead over Shaker Al-Hassan, 234 to 231

2007 Asian Rankings

12/16/07

Belmonte, Eun-Jung claim 2007 Asian Bowling Federation ranking titles

2007SinaiOpenKimEunJung_small.jpg 2007BWCJasonBelmonte_small.jpg Jason Belmonte (left), the two-hander from Australia and Kim Eun-Jung (right), Korea, claimed the 2007 men's and women's rankings titles of the Asian Bowling Federation (ABF). Both players had to sit and wait for the results from the final ranking event, the 24th Southeast Asian Games in Thailand, as neither Australia nor Korea was eligible to participate. Opposite to Eun-Jung, who led the women's division by a wide margin, it was a nail-biting time for Belmonte, who finally beat out Ryan Lalisang, Indonesia, for the men's title by a single point.

2007 Asian Rankings

11/30/07

Aussie bowlers storm to the top of the leaderboard in ABF rankings

2007BWCAnnMareePutney_small.jpg 2007BWCJasonBelmonte_small.jpg After finishing 1, 2 in the 43rd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Russia earlier this month, women's World Cup champion Ann Maree Putney and men's runner-up Jason Belmonte have positioned them selves atop the 2007 Asian Bowling Federation Rankings. Belmo leads the 572-men field with 380 points, while AMP has narrowed the gap to long-time leader Kim Eun Jung, Korea, to 18 points.

2007 Asian Rankings

10/01/07

Siu Hong and Eun-Jung widen their lead in the Asian Ranking

2007KSAIOWuSiuHong_small.jpg 2007ABFT06HKGKimEunJung_small.jpg With three quarters of the year completed, Wu Siu Hong (left) from Hong Kong and Kim Eun-Jung, Korea, have widened their lead in the men's and women's division of the 2007 Asian Bowling Federation ranking. The top 8 men and top 8 women at the end of the ranking season will qualify for the 2008 World Ranking Masters at Senayan Bowling Sportainment Center in Jakarta, Indonesia from April 30 through May 6, 2008.

2007 Asian Rankings

07/01/07

Recent success propels Wu Siu Hong to the top of the Asian Ranking

2007EmirCupWuSiuHong_small.jpg After his victory in the Philippine Open and a second-place finish in the Emir's Cup in Qatar, Wu Siu Hong (pictured left) from Hong Kong, has positioned himself atop the men's leaderboard in the 2007 Asian Bowling Federation ranking. The right-hander, who won the ranking twice (2001, 2003), has accumulated 214 points to overtake previous leader Jason Belmonte, Australia, by nine points. On the women's side, Kim Eun Jung from Korea held onto the lead with 229 points.

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