Singapore settles for silver and bronze

27th November, Belfast: Singapore missed the podium in the team event of the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship to finish fourth after the second block ended at Dundonald Ice Bowl on Thursday. Shaun Ng, Jennifer Tan, Jazreel Tan and anchorman, Remy Ong had finished third after the first block of three games were played earlier in the morning only to trail England in second and Malaysia topping the field.

Singapore did not get off to a good start in the opening game of the second block managing only 833 as England got close to the leading Malaysians. The quartet just could not get into their usual strides knocking down another poor 834 handing the third spot to Canada.

The team ended their block with a lowly 736 to remain in fourth position and missing to finish in the podium with 5066. England took the gold with 5404 followed by Malaysia settling for the silver with 5264 and Canada the bronze with 5133.   Remy's 1364 effort in the team event allowed him to retain second position in the Men's All Events to claim the silver medal with 5591. Muhd Nur Aiman took the gold with 5591 with his team-mate, Syafiq Ridhwan clinching the bronze with 5542. Shaun Ng finished seventh but crucially made the top 12 cut for the Masters finals. jazreel Tan, who was second before the team event, had a disasterous 1097 in the team event dropping her to third and settling for the bronze medal with 5108.

Zara Glover of England won the gold medal with 5355 as Malaysia's Sin Li Jane pipped Jazreel to the silver medal with 5140. Jennifer Tan also made the Masters finals finishing eighth in the women's All Events standings.

Singapore lies third in the overall medal tally with 2 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal. Malaysia leads with 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals with England in second with 3 gold and 1 silver medal.   Detailed scores: Team 2nd Block | Men's All Events | Women's All Events. Photos courtesy of B.C. Cheah.