Malaysian women earn gold and bronze in Doubles at 26th SEA Games



    Singapore captures the silver medal

    2011SEAGamesLogo.jpg Zandra Aziela and Jacqueline Sijore of Malaysia teamed to win the Women's Doubles in the 26th South East Asian Games Wednesday at Jaya Ancol Bowling Center in Jakarta, Indonesia. The duo totaled 2463 pins on the 45 ft long oil pattern and averaged 205.25 over six games.

    Sijore, who won the gold medal in Singles at the 2011 Women's World Championships in Hong Kong, led the team with 1281 and Aziela added 1182.

    SEA Games Singles champion Cherie Tan and team mate Daphne Tan missed the second gold medal for Singapore by seven pins finishing in second place with 2456. Bronze went to another team from Malaysia, Sharon Koh and Dayang Khairuniza, with 2413.

    Filipinas Lara Posadas, who had the highest individual six-game total of all 15 doubles with 1319, and her sister Apple Posadas finished fourth with 2402, just eleven pins off the pace fort he medals.

    30 women and 41 men from seven countries - Brunei (men only), Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam (men only) compete in the 26th SEA Games bowling competition for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, Teams and Master match play.

    Results courtesy of Asian Bowling Federation.


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