Thursday, September 19

National women’s tenpin bowling team win World Championship title


KUALA LUMPUR: The national women’s tenpin bowling team ended a 10-year drought to win the gold medal at the 2017 World Championship in Las Vegas, United States.

The team of Shalin Zulkifli, Siti Safiyah Amirah Abdul Rahman, Sin Li Jane, Syaidatul Afifah Badrul Hamidi and Natasha Roslan beat Singapore 214-209, 188-177in the final at the South Point Bowling Centre.

They had beaten Colombia 198-207, 248-168 and 182-181 in a semifinal to enter the final.

The victory is the third at the world championships for a Malaysian team, after the maiden win in 2003 in Kuala Lumpur and the second in 2007 in Monterrey, Mexico. — Bernama