Meanwhile, Malaysia successfully defended the Team title by winning their fifth gold medal of the competition. Esther Cheah, Sin Li Jane, Natasha Roslan, Syaidatul Afifah and Shalin Zulkifli had trailed Philippines by nine pins in the earlier first block.
With Siti Safiyah Amirah replacing Roslan for the second block, Malaysia immediately took over the running with 1099 to move 132 pins ahead of the Filipinas. They added 1078 in the fifth game to stretch their gap further to 204 pins over the Singapore as Philippines slipped down to third.
Malaysia went on to comfortably claim the gold medal with 6264 total. Singapore's Cherie Tan, Daphne Tan, Bernice Lim, New Hui Fen and Shayna Ng ended strongly with 1063 to earn the silver medal with 6203, 61 pins behind the champion.
Philippines' Liza Del Rosario, Alexis Sy, Mardes L. Arles (alternating with Dyan Coronacion), Lara Posadas and Krizziah L. Tabora, who had a 63 pins gap over Indonesia in fourth before the final game, came home third to win the bronze medal with 6075.