About Asian Bowling Federation

Asian Bowling Federation (formerly known as FIQ-WTBA Asian Zone) was formed to promote and foster interest in amateur tenpin bowling tournaments and competitions, especially in Asia and bowlers from other zones of the International Bowling Federation.

Asian Bowling Federation is a member of the International Bowling Federation (formerly known as FIQ and World Bowling) is recognized by the Federation International des Quilleurs (FIQ) since 1979 as the Asian Zone governing body for the sport of tenpin bowling. In that capacity, the Asian Bowling Federation is autonomous in administering the sport and is responsible to:

  • Promote the development of tenpin bowling throughout the Asian Zone.
  • Promote the Olympic movement.
  • Contribute to the achievement of the goals set forth in the Olympic Charter.
  • Establish rules for the the uniform practice of tenpin bowling throughout the Asian Zone.
  • Ensure that official bowling activities meet the requirements of the Olympic Charter.
  • Asian Bowling Federation has member federations located in 33 countries throughout Western Asia and Asia. Asian Bowling Federation regulates tenpin bowling discipline and sanctions numerous regional championships for men, women, and youth.

    ABF Tournament Sanction
    To apply for ABF sanctioning of your tournament, please download this Tournament Application Form and send to ABF.

    You can view or download the amended Constitution dated 25th February, 2021.

    Executive Committee
    Sheikh Talal Mohammad Al-Sabah
    Kuwait Bowling Federation
    Tel: +965 2262 0113 - 4
    Fax: +965 2262 0112
    Email: shktalal@qualitynet.net
    Vice President
    HRH Abdulhakim Al-Saud
    Western Region
    Saudi Bowling Federation
    Tel: +966 2682-7968
    Fax: +966 2691 6473
    Email: amalsaud@gmail.com
    Executive Committee Members
    Mr. Bandar Al-Shafi
    Qatar Bowling Federation
    Tel: +974 550-3885
    Fax: +974 494-4866
    Email: bandar917@gmail.com
    Mr. Ma Chi Seng
    Macau China Bowling Association
    Tel: +853 2895 3399
    Fax: +853 2895 0211
    Email: fbap@macau.ctm.net
    Mr. Steve Robles
    Philippine Bowling Federation
    Tel: +63 28828 7888
    Fax: +63 28828 8111
    Email: steveerobles@me.com
    Honorary Advisors Mr. Kyohei Akagi, Dr. Abdulla Kareem Al Reyes
    Honorary Life President
    Ms. Vivien Lau, SBS, JP
    Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress
    Tel: +852 2893 6039
    Fax: +852 2893 6290
    Email: vivienLcc@biznetvigator.com
    Vice President
    Mrs.Suwalai Satrulee
    South East Region
    Thai Tenpin Bowling Association
    Tel: +662 321 2310
    Fax: +662 321 9624
    Email: suwalai.s@hotmail.com
    Executive Committee Members
    Mr. Makhmut Iskhakov
    Kazakhstan Pin Sport Federation
    Tel: +7(701) 444 4242
    Email: laz@bk.ru
    Mr. Kannan Ramachandran
    Tenpin Bowling Federation (India)
    Tel: +91 98 450 21223
    Fax: +91 80 411 55528
    Email: ffkannan@yahoo.com
    Honorary Secretary General
    Ms. Emba Leung
    c/o Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress
    Tel: +852 2893 6039
    Fax: +852 2893 6290
    Email: embal@netvigator.com
    Honorary Auditor (Vacant)
    Mailing Address

    President/Honorary Secretary General
    Room 2004, Olympic House
    1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
    Tel: +852 2893 6039
    Fax: +852 2893 6290
    Email: hktbc@netvigator.com

    Last update: 18th March, 2024.

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    An introduction to Asian Bowling Federation, its charter and activities in the Asian Zone. Introduction
    Executive Committee
    Executive Committee of Asian Bowling Federation and its staff members including mailing address and contact. Executive Committee
    International Bowling
    Consists of the five geographical zones - America, Europe, Afria, Asia and Oceania. Detail of its Presidium Members is also available. Visit International Bowling Federation
    Tournament Application
    To applying for sanctioning, please download ABF Tournament Application FormDownload Form