3rd December, Manila: 2017 SEA Games triple silver medallist, New Hui Fen delivered Singapore's first gold at the 2019 Philippines 30th SEA Games Bowling Championships with victory in the Women's Singles while Shayna Ng added a bronze medal.
2019 Asian Championships Trios gold medallist, Sin Li Jane of Malaysia got off to a superb start with 237 in her opening game to lead Filipina, Liza Del Rosario in second by two pins and Lara Posadas-Wong in third, a further seven pins away.
Her lead only lasted one game as the Malaysian was over taken by Ng after the Singaporean fired a stunning 266 in the second game. Ng's compatriot, New added a splendid game of 258 to her 201 opener to take up second.
Sin stumbled to a lowly 179 to slip down behind Indonesia's Tannya Roumimper, who moved up to third and a third Singaporean, Daphne Tan ahead of the Malaysian by 22 pins. New posted another superb game of 235 in the third to remain in the lead.