2006 Doha, QAT

15th Asian Games

12/11/06

Koreans sweep Masters titles to end the bowling competition in the 15th Asian Games

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg 2006MWCKORJoNamYi_small.jpgTop-seeded Jo Nam-Yi (r.) from Korea defeated defending champion Remy Ong, Singapore, 455-411, to win the men' Masters title at the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. Ong flew past the second Korean, Choi Bok Eum, in the opening match, 259-195, for the right to bowl Nam Yi for the title.

15th Asian Games

12/11/06

Choi Jin A undefeatable, cruises to women's Masters title

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg 2005WWCChoiJinA_small.jpg Top seeded Choi Jin A from Korea defeated Esther Cheah, Malaysia, 482-397 over two games total pinfall to win the gold medal in women's Masters at the 15th Asian Games at the Qatar Bowling Center in Doha. Cheah earned Silver and Jin A's teammate Kim Yeau Jin received bronze.

15th Asian Games

12/09/06

Al Shaikh shoots highest series in Team event to secure gold medal in Men's All Events

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Doubles champions Bader Al Shaikh posted the 1414 high score in the men's Team event to secure the gold medal in men's All Events with a new Asian Games record of 5482, an average of 228.42 over 24 games. Nayef Oqab captured the silver medal with 5407. Yannaphon Larp-apharat from Thailand beat out Bader's brother Hassan for the bronze medal, 5332 to 5320.

15th Asian Games

12/09/06

Japanese men put on a show to defend the Asian Games team title

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AGMenTeamTop3_small.jpg As we promised yesterday, the second block on short oil in the men's Team event was an extra exciting round. Starting the day in 6th place, trailing long-oil leader Korea by 261 pins, 2002 Asian Games champion Japan put on a show en route to successfully defending the title. Toshihiko Takahashi, Masaaki Takemoto, Tomoyuki Sasaki, Tomokatsu Yamashita and Masaru Ito averaged 233.47 on short oil and felled 3502 pins, 412 pins more than second-placed Korea. Saudi Arabia earned the bronze.

15th Asian Games

12/08/06

Choi Jin A finishes strong to claim Women's All Events title

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpgChoi Jin A from Korea waited until the last three-game block to move atop the leaderboard in Women's All Event. Jin A shot 1282 in Singles, 1356 in Doubles, 1354 in Trios and 1347 in the Team event en route to claim the gold medal with 5339, an average of 222.46 over 24 games on dual lane condition. Singles and Team champion Esther Cheah, Malaysia, earned the silver medal with 5296 (220.67) with Valerie Teo, Singapore, in third at 5245. 

15th Asian Games

12/08/06

Malaysian women secure team gold with high score in the last game

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

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Esther Cheah, Sharon Koh, Wendy Chai, Zandra Aziela and Shalin Zulkifli from Malaysia posted a 1223 score in the sixth and final game of the team event to secure the gold medal with 6555 pinfall total and an average of 218.50. The Malaysians set the pace on the second day with 3426 three-game total. Defending champion Korea recovered from a disastrous first day and earned silver, while Singapore took the bronze medal. 

15th Asian Games

12/07/06

Malaysia cruises to victory in Men's Trios

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Daniel Lim, Ben Heng and Aaron Kong from Malaysia, who led the Men's Trios event at the 15th Asian Games after the first block on short oil, posted the highest score on the long oil pattern (2091) Wednesday to cruise to victory with 4089 six-game total. Defending Trios champions Lee Yu-Wen and Remy Ong and their new partner Jason Yeong-Nathan from Singapore earned silver, while Hassan Al Shaikh, Faisal Al Juraifani and Bader Al Shaikh from Saudi Arabia grabbed the bronze. 

15th Asian Games

12/07/06

Korean women target to defend Trios title

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

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No changes atop the leaderboard in the women's Trios event after the second three-game block on the long oil condition. Korea, Malaysia and Korea, who led the field after three games on short oil earned the gold, silver and bronze medals at the 15th Asian Games. Kim Hyo Mi, Hwang Sun Ok and Nam Bo Ra from Korea rolled games of 660, 677 and 595 (1932) to cruise to the title with 3983 pinfall total and an average of 221.28.

15th Asian Games

12/05/06

Singapore wins gold in Women's Doubles

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Valerie Teo and Michelle Kwang captured the gold medal in the women's Doubles at the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. The Singaporeans felled 2671 and averaged 222.58 for six games. Choi Jin A and Kim Yeau Jin of Korea, earned the silver medal with 2620. Both duos bowled in Squad 1. Leading the second squad were Maki Nakano and Kanako Ishimine from Japan, who finished in third place with 2598.

15th Asian Games

12/05/06

Gold and two silver medals for Arab countries in Men's Doubles

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Hassan and Bader Al Alshaikh from Saudi Arabia had a high team game of 526 and a low game of 435 to cruise to victory in the men's Doubles in the 15th Asian Games at Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar. The duo felled 2821 pins, an average of 235.08 over six games. All medals went to Arab countries as UAE's Jamal Ali/Nayef Oqab and Abdulla Al Qattan/Saeed Al Hajri from the host country shared the silver medal with 2782.

15th Asian Games

12/04/06

Lalisang nearly perfect; rolls 299 on the way to Asian Games Singles title

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006BWCRyanLalisang_small.jpg 2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Ryan Lalisang captured the second medal for Indonesia in the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, when he fired a 1442 six-game series to win the gold medal in the men's Singles. Choi Bok Eum from Korea (1419) earned silver and Mahmood Al Attar (1401) captured bronze.

15th Asian Games

12/03/06

Cheah wins another Singles title in 15th Asian Games

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Esther_Cheah_5010.jpg Esther Cheah (r.) from Malaysia started the bowling competition in the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, with victory in the women's Singles event. The reigning World Champion in Singles posted a 1444 six-game total. Putty Armein, Indonesia earned silver (1395) and Angkana Netrviseth, Thailand, received bronze (1331).


Qatar

12/03/06

Bowling competition is underway at 15th Asian Games

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 3-10, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpgOn the third day of the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, the bowling competition got underway at 9 am with the women's Singles and with men's Singles following at 5pm (two squads each). 77 women and 114 men take on the lanes at the Qatar Bowling Center through December 10 to compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in six disciplines - Singles, Doubles, Trios, Team, All Events and Masters.

Malaysia

12/02/06

Shalin: Opponents still fear me By Arnaz M. Khairul

Republished courtesy of New Straits Times (Nov. 30, 2006)

Shalin_Zulkifli_4297.jpg 2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Shalin Zulkifli is back in the groove and sees her presence as making a major difference in the women's team, who are out to win the gold in their event, and she could also be eyeing a strong defence of her women's Masters gold.

Thailand

11/21/06

All eyes on Yannapol to deliver the goods for Kingdom in Doha Games By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam

Republished courtesy of The Nation, Thailand (Nov. 21, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Yannaphon Larpapharat.jpg The Thailand Tenpin Bowling Congress is pinning high hopes on its men's squad to earn glory in the Doha Asiad with key kegler Yannapol Larp-aparat (right) being touted as a medal prospect in the individual category. South Korean Kim Eui-young, the long-time national coach, said "Yannapol is talented and is capable of winning a medal in the masters."

Qatar

11/14/06

Countdown 18 days to go for the games of your life - DOHA 2006 By Chris Hoover

Re-published courtesy of the Gulf Times (Nov. 13, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg Think of Busan Asian Games 2002 and tenpin bowling, and it is vivid memories of Qatar's Mubarak al-Muraikhi and his cousin Ahmed Shaheen al-Muraikhi, posing on the podium with their silver and bronze medals respectively, which comes to one's mind. Since then and now, the duo are going strong and are nursing hopes of repeating the same performances or doing better at the Doha Asian Games.

Philippines

10/18/06

Nepomuceno named flag-bearer anew for 15th Doha Asiad By June Navarro

Republished courtesy of the Philippine Daily Inquirer (Oct. 18, 2006)

Paeng_Nepomuceno_2560.jpg He first carried the Philippine flag in the Hiroshima Asian Games 12 years ago. Now, Paeng Nepomuceno, hailed as the greatest Filipino athlete of all time, will again be accorded the honor come the 15th Asian Games' inaugural in Doha, Qatar, on Dec. 1. Mark Joseph, deputy secretary general of the Philippine Olympic Committee, yesterday announced the selection of the 49-year-old Nepomuceno.

Malaysia

10/05/06

Keglers can better Busan haul By Ajitpal Singh

Republished courtesy of News Straits Times Online (Oct 4, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg The News Straits Times informed its readers in the online issue on Oct. 4 that Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress secretary Sidney Tung accuses the organizers of the 2006 Asian Gamers in Doha of illegal practices. The organizers had informed the MTBC that the bowling center will only be open to competitors on Nov 30, four days before the start of the event. According to Tung the Asian Games regulations say that the venues must be open to competing countries 15 days before the opening ceremony. "They are violating the Asian Games rules."

Philippines

09/21/06

Asiad bowling gold medalist begs off from Doha Games By Kristel Satumbaga

Republished courtesy of The Manila Bulletin Online (Sept. 19, 2006)

Top gold medal prospect RJ Bautista announced yesterday that he will not be able to represent the country in the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar this December. Bautista, who paired with the legendary Rafael "Paeng" Nepomuceno in winning one of three golds the country scooped in the Busan Games in 2002, begged off from taking part in the quadrennial event due to his job as flight steward for the Philippine Airlines.

Malaysia

09/19/06

Twelve bowlers to Doha Asian Games

Republished courtesy of Bernama.com (Sept. 18, 2006)

2006AsianGamesLogo_small.jpg The Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress (MTBC), Monday announced the final name list of bowlers who will represent Malaysia at the Doha Asian Games in December. "The MTBC's Selection Committee, which meets over the weekend has decided the final name list for the Doha Asian Games after debating the pros and cons of the players recommended by the national coaches.

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