Cherie Tan, Adrian Ang are Bowling's Southeast Asian Games Masters champions

    11/21/11

    Indonesia

    2011SEAGamesLogo.jpg Cherie Tan from Singapore and Malaysia's Adrian Ang captured the coveted Masters titles on the final day of the bowling competition of the 26th Southeast Asian Games Sunday at Jaya Ancol Bowling Center in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    In the women's final, top seeded Tan flew past Sharon Koh, Malaysia, 497-372, to claim her third gold medal of the Games. Koh, who eliminated her compatriot Zandra Aziela in the semifinal, 183-180, received the silver medal while Aziela got bronze.

    Ang, seeded second in the men's stepladder final, ousted compatriot Muhd Syafiq Ridhwan in the semifinal match, 201-183, to bowl top seeded Frederick Ong, Philippines, for the title. Ang took a five-pin lead after the first game and wrapped up the title with a 225-189 win in game two for a 431-390 victory.

    It was Ang's fourth gold medal of the games. Ong, who won the title in Singles, earned the silver medal and Ridhwan received bronze.

    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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    26th Southeast Asian Games - Men's Masters Finals


    Championship Round:
    1. Adrian Ang, Malaysia, 632 (2 games)
    2. Frederick Ong, Philippines, 390 (2 games)
    3. Muhd Syafiq Ridhwan, Malaysia, 183 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    First Match: #2 Ang def. #3 Ridhwan, 201-183
    Championship: Ang (206, 225) def. #1 Ong (201, 189), 431-390.

     


    26th Southeast Asian Games - Women's Masters Finals


    Championship Round:
    1. Cherie Tan, Singapore, 497 (2 games)
    2. Sharon Koh, Malaysia, 555 (3 games)
    3. Zandra Aziela, Malaysia, 180 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    First Match: #2 Koh def. #3 Aziela, 183-180
    Championship: #1 Tan (267, 230) def Koh (219, 153), 497-372.

     


    26th SEA Games - Men's Masters after 16 match play games


    The top 3 advance to the stepladder finals.

     


    26th SEA Games - Women's Masters after 16 match play games


    The top 3 advance to the stepladder finals.