Asian Bowling News Overview

2002 Asian Games

10/09/02

Singles champions Ong and Kim claim second gold medal; Singapore and Korea win Trios event in Busan

Homeplus Asiad Bowling Center in Busan, South Korea (Oct. 3-9, 2002)

AG2002.jpg Men's singles champion Remy Ong, Singapore, and his teammates Sam Goh and Lee Yu Wen won the gold medal in the men's trios event. Women's Singles champion Kim Soo-Kyung teamed with Cha Mi-Jung and Kim Yeau-Jin to win the second gold medal for Korea in the women's trios.

2002 Asian Games

10/09/02

Nepomuceno/Bautista and Yap/Chai win gold in Doubles

Homeplus Asiad Bowling Center in Busan, South Korea (Oct. 3-9, 2002)

AG2002.jpg Paeng Nepomuceno and RJ Bautista of the Philippines and Malaysia's Sarah Yap and Wendy Chai earned the gold medals in the doubles event at the 14th Asian Games at Homeplus Asiad Bowling Center in Busan, South Korea.

2002 Asian Games

10/09/02

Remy Ong and Kim Soo-Kyung start Busan Asian Games with win in Singles

Homeplus Asiad Bowling Center in Busan, South Korea (Oct. 3-9, 2002)

AG2002.jpg Singapore's Remy Ong and Kim Soo-Kyung of Korea claimed the first gold medals of the 14th Asian Games at Homeplus Asiad Bowling Center in Busan, South Korea. Ong toppled 1389 pins, 231,5 average, to win the men's singles event. Soo-Kyung earned gold in the women's division with a 1362, six-game total.

2001 Asian Rankings

01/22/02

Asian Bowling Federation rankings champions: Wu Siu Hong and Shalin Zulkifli

Wu Siu Hong.jpg Shalin_Zulkifli_4259.jpg Wu Siu Hong of Hong Kong ended the year 2001 as the top-ranked player in the men's Asian rankings. The 17-year-old accumulated 299 ranking points, five more than Remy Ong, Singapore, and 7 more than Ahmed Shaheen, Qatar. Shalin Zulkifli of Malaysia finished as the women's ranking leader for the second consecutive year. Zulkifli garnered 470 points. Wang Yu Ling, Chines Taipei (424) and Cecilia Yap, Philippines (405) ended in second and third place resp.

2000 Asian Rankings

01/06/01

Shaheen and Zulkifli first ranking champions in Asia

Shalin_Zulkifli_1436.jpg Ahmed_Shaheen_2610.jpg Ahmed Shaheen, Qatar, and Shalin Zulkifli, Malaysia, became the first ranking champions in Asia, Shaheen, the reigning World Championships Masters champion, finished the inaugural men's ranking season with 451 points, Zulkifli had a slim 4-point lead over Kim Min-Jung, Korea, with 639 to 635 points. The top 8 men and top 8 women are qualified for the inaugural World Ranking Masters.

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