The men's title went to Zulmazran Zulkifli giving Malaysia another well deserved double. The 22-year-old was in his element throughout the leg stinging crucial wins to reach the finals. The champion took the title after defeating Korea's Oh Young-Ki, 244-226 to claim his second ABF Tour title. Zulmazran's previous tour title was the Malaysia leg in 2005.
"Although I had easy wins in Round 1 and 2, the semifinal win was the turning point and I knew I could take the title," said the beaming champion. "I had to strike home in order to have any chance of reaching the finals and luckily for me I did.
The runner-up, Oh Young-Ki of Korea, could not repeat the form he showed in the first semifinal match when he defeated compatriot, Kong Byoung-Hee, 258-172 to reach the finals while Zulmazran edged Thailand's only mmen semifinalist, Kritchawat Jampakao, 207-194 in the second semi.