Bolleby narrowly defeated Syafiq Ridhwan of Malaysia by a single pin, 236-235 in the other semi-final match to face Ong in the final. The Thai also took out another Malaysian, Timmy Tan, 254-223 in his second round. The champion pocketed US$1,000 prize and added 75 points to his 46 points earned as second runner-up in the China leg early this month. He booked his place in the Tournament of Champions in third position in the men's ranking with 153.
Yousif Falah of Bahrain topped the ranking with 210 points while back-to-back Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong leg champion, Michael Mak of Hong Kong finished second with 203 points.
Macau leg champion, Daisuke Yoshida made the top 16 cut in 16th position with 75 points ahead of China leg champion, Mi Zhong Li of China, who also had 75 points. But the Japanese is ranked higher due to higher average.
Mr Basuki Kusuma, Organzing Chairman of the 14th Indonesia Open, presented the prizes and trophy to the women winners while Mr Suryo Bambang Sulisto, President of Indonesia Bowling Federation gave away the prizes and trophy to the men winners.
Six legs were staged this year in Thailand, Macau, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia. The top 16 men and the top 16 women in the rankings qualified for the Tournament of Champions which will be held in March next year.
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Photos by Terence Yaw in Jakarta.