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24th Malta Open Championships
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It was the first team title for the Malaysian women since 2007 in Monterrey, Mexico. The Malaysians (right) won the first game 214-209 and sealed the victory with a 188-177 win in game two.
Singapore lost the first game by one pin, 202-203, but rebounded with back-to-back wins by three and four pins, 218-215 and 213-209.
The Malaysians countered with a big 248-168 win in game two and then won the deciding third game by one pin, 182-181.
Singapore earned the silver medal, while Korea and Colombia both got bronze.
The Championships will award medals in six disciplines in each division – singles, doubles, trios, team, all-events and masters.
Bowlingdigital will provide onsite coverage of the combined World Championships including reports, photos and results after each round commencing with women’s singles preliminaries on Saturday, Nov. 25, all the way through to masters match play on Monday, Dec. 4, completed in the late afternoon.
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Hong Kong defeats Chinese Taipei to claim gold in Men’s Trios
USA beats Germany to win gold medal in Trios at World Championships
Colombia, Singapore earn the No. 1 seeds for Sunday’s Team of Five finals
Colombian women and men lead squad 2 in five-player Team event
Chinese Taipei, Malaysia get off to a strong start in five-player Team event
Japanese men, U.S. women earn no. 1 seeds for Sunday’s Trios Finals
Three Asian teams move into the top 4 in Trios after 2/3 squads
Japan, Denmark lead as Squad 2 has completed Trios preliminaries
Indonesia, Japan in pole position as Trios preliminaries reach halfway point
Japanese men move to top of the leaderboard in squad 2
Korean men, USA women surge into lead in Trios after Squad 1
Another gold medal for Chris Barnes & Tommy Jones in Men’s Doubles
Korea’s Jung Dawun, Kim Moonjeong emerge as Women’s Doubles champions
United States women target to defend Doubles title at World Championships
Malaysia dominates opening squad in Women’s Doubles
All four spots for Men’s Doubles Finals go to Squad 2
Chinese Taipei spinners take the early lead in Men’s Doubles Preliminaries
Dutch Xander van Mazijk wins gold in Men’s Singles from top seed
Imai trumps Mai to win gold in Women’s Singles at World Bowling Championships
Taiwanese Wu Hao-Ming shoots 300 to earn no. 3 seed for medal round
Dutch Xander van Mazijk sets the tone in Men’s Singles at World Championships
Strong finish propels Japan’s Futaba Imai into Women’s Single Finals
Korea’s Hong Haeni sets the pace in Women’s Singles to start World Championships
2017 World Bowling Championships Preview
South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas, USA (Dec. 3, 2017)
Gold: Malaysia (Esther Cheah, Natasha Roslan, Sin Li Jane, Syaidatul Afifah, Siti Safiyah, Shalin Zulkifli), 1030 (5 games)
Silver: Singapore (Cherie Tan, Daphne Tan, Jazreel Tan, New Hui Fen, Shayna Ng), 1019 (5 games)
Bronze: Colombia (Juliana Franco, Anggie Ramirez, Rocio Restrepo, Maria Rodriguez, Clara Juliana Guerrero), 556 (3 games)
Bronze: Korea (Kim Moonjeong, Kim Minhee, Hong Haeni, Baek Seungja, Lee Nayoung, Jung Dawun) 627 (3 games)
Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 Singapore def. No. 4 Korea, 2-1
202-203, 218-215, 213-209
Semifinal Match 2: No. 2 Malaysia def. No. 3 Colombia, 2-1
198-207, 248-168, 182-181
Championship Match: Malaysia def. Singapore, 2-0
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