England wins second gold in Mixed Team event at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

    11/28/08

    2008 CTBC

    Glover and Nur Aiman crowned All Events champions

     England overtook first block leader Malaysia in the second 3-game block on long oil en route to claim the gold medal in the four-player Mixed Team event at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    From top left, clockwise: Paul Moor, Coach Chris Buck, Darren Cundy, Jo Allsebrook and Zara Glover. Click on the image to enlarge it.

    Paul Moor, Jo Allsebrook, Darren Cundy and Zara Glover won the second gold medal for England with 5404 pinfall total and an average of 225.17. Cundy led the team with 1471 and Moor contributed 1428.

     Malaysia with Syafiq Ridhwan, who posted the highest block of 1481, Syakirah Yeoh, Sin Li Jane and Mohd Nur Aiman took silver with 5264 (219.33).

    Canada's Jo-Ann Sanesac, Julie Johson-Loyer, Mark Buffa and Joe Ciach (1384) beat out Singapore's Shaun Ng, Jennifer Tan, Jazreel Tan and Remy Ong for the bronze medal, 5133 to 5066.

    L-R Malaysia, England and Canada. Click on the image to enlarge it.

    2008CTBCZaraGlover.jpg Zara Glover (pictured left), England, and Mohd Nur Aiman, Malaysia won the titles in All Events and lead the top 12 women and men into Friday's Masters finals.

    Glover had six-game series of 1317, 1498, 1249 and 1291 to win the women's title with 5355 and an average of 223.13 over 24 games (12 on short, 12 on long oil).

    2008CTBCSinLiJane_small.jpg 16-year-old Sin Li Jane (right), Malaysia, moved into second place behind a 1294 series in the team event to win silver with 5140 (214.17).



    2008CTBCJazreelTan_small.jpg Jazreel Tan
    (left), Singapore fell one spot behind a 1097 series today but secured the bronze medal with 5108 (212.83).


    2008CTBCMohdNurAiman.jpgOn the men's side, Nur Aiman (pictured right) led in All Events since his victory in Singles and never looked back. The Malaysian had six-game series of 1539, 1356, 1429 and 1385 to claim the title with 5709 pinfall total and an average of 237.88.

    2008CTBCRemyOng_small.jpg Remy Ong (left), Singapore, finished in second place to earn the silver medal with 5591 (232.96).

    Syafiq Ridhwan
    , Malaysia, and Darren Cundy, England, battled it out for the bronze medal. Ridhwan's high series propelled him into third place with 5542 to Cundy's 5504.

    Photos courtesy of NITBF.

    Canada, England and Singapore brought all four players - two women and two men - into the Masters competition, which will end the championships on Friday and Saturday. Malaysia and Australia will be represented by three players, Malta and Cyprus by two players and Scotland and Wales by one.

    64 players - 32 men and 32 women - from 16 Commonwealth countries, Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Cyprus, England, Gibraltar, Guernsey, India, Jersey, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, Wales and the host Northern Ireland participate in the championships in Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Mixed Teams.


    2008 CTBC Mixed Team - Final Standings





    Women's All Events - Final Standings after 24 games


    The top 12 advance to the Masters finals.




    Men's All Events - Final Standings after 24 games


    The top 12 advance to the Masters finals.




    Malaysia leads team event at halfway point in IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship


    2008CTBCLogo_small.jpg Team Malaysia with Syafiq Ridhwan, Syakirah Yeoh, Sin Li Jane and Mohd Nur Aiman took the lead in the four-player mixed team event after three out of six games at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship with 2791 pinfall total and an average of 232.58.

    England
    's Paul Moor, Jo Allsebrook, Darren Cundy and Zara Glover sit in second place with 2711. Third place belongs to Singapore with Shaun Ng, Jennifer Tan, Jazreel Tan and Remy Ong, 2663.

    The second and 3-game block will follow this afternoon at Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    64 players - 32 men and 32 women - from 16 Commonwealth countries, Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Cyprus, England, Gibraltar, Guernsey, India, Jersey, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, Wales and the host Northern Ireland participate in the championships.


    2008 CTBC Mixed Team - Standings after 3 of 6 games





    CTBF Triple Diamond Perpetual Trophy - Country All Events


    Countries with position, 96-game total and average.