22nd September, Bangkok: Ex-Thai international, Kim Bolleby took an early lead in the qualifying rounds of the 2019 PBA-WBT World Bowling Tour Thailand underway at Blu-O Rhythm & Bowl Paragon on Sunday.
Bolleby downed 714, 594 and 545 to lead the standings with 1853. The former Swede, who won the Doubles bronze medal at the same bowling center back in 2012 for Sweden when Thailand hosted the World Youth Championships, was roped into the Thai national team in 2015.
Since becoming a Thai, the 28-year-old Bolleby has won the 2015 SEA GAmes Team bronze, picked up the 2016 Thailand Open Masters crown, added a Trios silver medal at the 2016 Asian Championships and 2017 SEA Games representing Thailand.
After quiting the Thai national team in 2018, Bolleby has been back in the European circuit and recently picked up the Masters title at the AIK International in Sweden. 2013 Asian Youth Singles gold medallist, Chong Jun Foo of Sarawak, Malaysia finished second with 1731.