Singapore wins second gold

15th October, Singapore: Singles gold medalist, Amanda Ng partnered Singles bronze medalist, Bernice Lim in the Women's Doubles event to win their second gold medal of the 25th Asian Intercity Bowling Championship on Saturday.  Paranaque had a great start with Apple Posadas and Lara Posadas setting off a cracking pace to lead the field with a superb 422 opening game ahead of team-mates, Sheena Go and Yap Seok Kim in second.

The Posadas siblings continued to lead the field with another superb second game of 434 while Singapore's Amanda Ng and Bernice Lim closed in on the leader with a strong 442 after the second game.

The Singapore pair surged into the lead at the halfway mark after firing a sizzling 504 in the third game. Ng and Lim continued to roll 469, 436 and 429 to win the host city's second gold medal with 2675.

Jurong's Kristin Quah and Jeoy Yeo stormed home with 468, 448 and 446 to snatch the silver medal with 2471, 204 pins behind their compatriots. Paranaque slipped down to third to take home the bronze medal with 2465.

Singapore's other pair of Fok Ka Wai and Ilma Nur Jannah finished fifth with 2359 behind Milki Ng and Zoe Tam of Happy Valley in fourth with 2366.Meanwhile, JD M. Castro teamed up with Singles gold medalist, Jay Leon Guerrero to give Tamuning their second gold medal when they triumphed in the Men's Doubles event with 2724 pinfalls. Guerrero also shot the tournament's first 300 in the second game.

Daegu City's Choi Suk Byung and Park Min Su finished 131 pins behind the champion to take home the silver medal with 2593. Ng Kwok Hing and Gary Wong Wai Yip won the bronze medal with 2513.

Senior Men's Singles gold medalist, Gerry Tan partnered Dennis Ho to win Paranaque's second gold medal in the senior division with 2379. Adam Chew and Mervyn Seah of Jurong settled for the silver with 2239. Ex-national, Sam Goh partnered Steven Tan to win the bronze medal with 2188.


Baby David and Lyn Tan won San Juan's first gold medal when the pair triumphed in the Senior Women's Doubles event with 2028. Jurong again settled for the silver when Lau Su Eng and Christine Chan finished second with 1970.

Shirley Liew and Han Sah Lee of East Coast, Singapore took home the bronze medal with 1958. Singles gold medalist, Lucy Cheng and Liza Or missed the podium after finishing fourth with 1887.


Photos by SingaporeBowling.