4th December, Manila: 2017 SEA Games Doubles bronze medallist, Billy Muhammad Islam and Hardy Rachmadian narrowly clinched the Men's Doubles gold medal for Indonesia at the 2019 Philippines 30th SEA Games Bowling Championships.
Kenneth Chua and Patrick Nuqui gave the Filipino supporters plenty to cheer for when the duo got off to the blistering pace with 477 in their opening game to lead the second Thai pair of Singapore silver medallist, Annop Arromsaranon and Yannaphon Larpapharat by 17 pins.
The other Thai pair of Atchariya Cheng and Surasak Manuwong did well with 433 to take up third spot as Singapore's second pair of Basil Dill Ng and Alex Chong took up fourth, a further 9 pins away. Sadly the lead only lasted briefly despite knocking down 401 in the second game.
Cheng and Manuwong added 447 in their second game to take over the running, two pins ahead of Philippines. Malaysia's first pair of Tun Hakim and Rafiq Ismail rolled 458 to add to their average start of 375 to take up third.