Like their women counterpart, the men got off like a bullet with a sizzling 1519 in their opening game to open up a gap of 130 pins. Japan's gold medal winning trio of Tomoyuki Sasaki, Shogo Wada and Shusaku Asato teamed up with Daisuke Yoshida, Takayu Miyazawa and Shota Koki and knocked down a respectable 1389 to trail the Koreans.
Indonesia's Yeri Ramadona, Diwan Rezaldy, Fachri Ibnu Askar, Billy Muhammad Islam, Hardy Rachmadian and Ryan Lalisang, for once got a decent start with 1381 to take up third spot. Malaysia and Hong Kong was fourth and fifth with 1368 and 1360 respectively.
Although the Koreans could not continue with their strong pace, they did added a decent 1394 in the second game to remain in the lead. Hong Kong's Ivan Tse, Lau Kwun Ho, Tony Wong, Eric Tseng, Micahel Mak and Wu Siu Hong responded with a superb 1459 to move into second spot.
Indonesia kept their strong momentum and fired a splendid 1409 to take up third spot while Japan slipped down two spots to fourth after posting 1361 while Qatar was fifth.