Host city off to a dream start

14th October, Singapore: Host city, Singapore got off to a dream start with Amanda Ng and Bernice Lim capturing the Women's Singles gold and bronze medals at the 25th Asian Intercity Bowling Championships underway at Orchid Bowl @ Ochird Country Club.  

Amanda Ng of Singapore rolled consistent lines of 213, 204, 232, 215, 207 and 206 for a total of 1277 to give host city Singapore a dream start by capturing the Women's Singles gold medal.

Kristin Quah of Jurong denied Singapore a one-two finish when she took the silver medal with 1245 ahead of Bernice Lim, who settled for the bronze medal with 1240. Singapore's Fok Ka Wai missed the podium finishing fourth with 1222.

Singapore's remaining representative, Ilma Nur Jannah ended in 12th position with a total of 1145 in a field of 35 women competitors.

Paranaque's Yap Seok Kim and Apple Posadas counld only managed to finish fifth and sixth positions.

  Jay Leon Guerrero of Tamuning snatched the Men's Singles gold medal with 1340 in his final game from pace-setter, Tay Hui Chiang of Jurong, who settled for the silver medal with 1312.

Macau's Tam Tsz Sun finished third to claim the bronze medal with 1284. Saipan's Ruselle Zapanta and Shah Alam's Ng Yiew Hup finished fourth and fifth positions with 1279 and 1262 respectively.

Paranaque dominated the Senior division after Gerry Tan and Lucy Cheng clinched the Senior Men's Singles and Senior Women's Singles with 1199 and 1096 respectively. Adam Chew of Jurong took the Senior Men's Singles silver medal with 1190.


Steven Tan of Singapore finished third to win the bronze medal with 1174. Baby David of San Juan won the Senior Women's Singles silver medal with 1022 while Yeo Soo Young of Singapore settled for the bronze medal with 1011.

Competition will resume with the Doubles event for all the four divisions tomorrow. The Team event will be contested on October 16 culminating with the Masters events on October 17.

The top 16 in the Men's All Events and top 16 in the Women's All Events after 18 games will advance to the Round of 16 Elimination knockout finals. The winners will proceed to the Round of 8 (quarter-finals), Round of 4 (semi-finals) and Round of 2 (finals).


Photos by SingaporeBowling.