Al-Abadia ends 3rd West Asian Games with victory in Masters

    12/10/05

    2005 West Asian Games

    Bowling Alley: Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar

    2005_WAG_5722.jpg Nayef Al-Abadia upset local favorite Mubarak Al-Muraikhi to end the bowling competition in the 3rd West Asian Games at Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar with victory in the Masters. Al-Abadia, the top seed, had to sit and wait till Al-Muraikhi had defeated his compatriot, All Events champion Bandar Al-Shafi in a high scoring affair, 245-235. In the championship match over two games total pinfall, Al-Abadia topped Al-Muraikhi, 422-392. Qatar led the medal tally with 4 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals.


    3rd West Asian Games - Masters Finals

    Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar
    December 9, 2005

    Championship Round:
    1. Nayef Al-Abadia, 422 (2 games)
    2. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi, Qatar, 637 (3 games)
    3. Bandar Al-Shafi, Qatar, 235 (1 game)

    Playoff Results:
    Semifinal: Al-Muraikhi def. Al-Shafi, 245-235
    Championship Match: Al-Abadia (224+198) def. Al-Muraikhi (219+173), 422-392.


    Men Masters - Standings after 16 match play games

    Players with position, country, 16-game total (block 1-2), average, bonus and grand total

    1. Nayef Al-Abadia, 3606 (1781-1825), 130, 3736
    2. Bandar Al-Shafi, QAT, 3624 (1821-1803), 105, 3729
    3. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi, QAT, 3402 (1723-1679), 95, 3497
    Top 3 advanced to the stepladder final.

    Missed Cut:
    4. Abdulla Al-Qattan, QAT, 3385 (1728-1657), 90, 3475
    5. Shaker Al-Hassan, 3358 (1718-1640), 110, 3468
    6. Saeed Al-Hajri, QAT, 3342 (1741-1601), 70, 3412
    (tie) Khaled Al-Debayyan, KUW, 3327 (1627-1700), 85, 3412
    8. Ahmed Shaheen, QAT, 3212 (1595-1617), 60, 3272
    9. Hussain Al-Suwaidi, 3201 (1702-1499), 60, 3261
    (tie) Khalifa Al-Kubaisi, QAT, 3191 (1669-1522), 70, 3261
    11. Mohammed Al-Rgeebah, KUW, 3174 (1613-1561), 80, 3254
    12. Mahmood Al-Attar, 3150 (1592-1558), 90, 3240
    13. Badr Al-Shaikh, KSA, 3130 (1666-1464), 70, 3200
    14. Fadhel Al-Mousawi, KUW, 3058 (1480-1578), 60, 3118
    15. Rakan Al-Ameeri, KUW, 3016 (1565-1451), 55, 3071
    16. Sayed Al-Hashemi, 3011 (1522-1489), 50, 3061

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    Bandar Al-Shafi and Saeed Al-Hajri target fourth gold medal
    Qatar the clear No. 1 in West Asia

    Qataris Bandar Al-Shafi and Saeed Al-Hajri finished the first block of eight games round robin at the West Asian Games Masters competition in first and third position. The No 1. and No. 2 in All Events averaged 227,63 and 217,63, respectively, on the long oil pattern to target their fourth gold medal at Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar. The Qataris, who won all but one gold medal thus far, brought all six players in the Masters finals and have four among the top six with eight more games to go on short oil.


    Men Masters - Standings after 8 match play games

    Players with position, country, 8-game total (long oil), average, bonus and grand total

    1. Bandar Al-Shafi, QAT, 1821, 227,63, 40, 1861
    2. Nayef Al-Abadia, 1781, 222,63, 70, 1851
    3. Saeed Al-Hajri, QAT, 1741, 217,63, 40, 1781
    4. Shaker Al-Hassan, 1718, 214,75, 50, 1768
    (tie) Abdulla Al-Qattan, QAT, 1728, 216,00, 40, 1768
    6. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi, QAT, 1723, 215,38, 35, 1758
    7. Hussain Al-Suwaidi, 1702, 212,75, 40, 1742
    8. Khalifa Al-Kubaisi, QAT, 1669, 208,63, 50, 1719
    9. Badr Al-Shaikh, KSA, 1666, 208,25, 30, 1696
    10. Mohammed Al-Rgeebah, KUW, 1613, 201,63, 50, 1663
    11. Khaled Al-Debayyan, KUW, 1627, 203,38, 25, 1652
    (tie) Mahmood Al-Attar, 1592, 199,00, 60, 1652
    13. Ahmed Shaheen, QAT, 1595, 199,38, 40, 1635
    14. Rakan Al-Ameeri, KUW, 1565, 195,63, 30, 1595
    15. Sayed Al-Hashemi, 1522, 190,25, 30, 1552
    16. Fadhel Al-Mousawi, KUW, 1480, 185,00, 10, 1490

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