Kuala Lumpur International Open Bowling Championships 2024
Malaysian rolls seventh perfect game
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25th May, Petaling Jaya: Ahmad Aidil of Dotmod Apparel, Penang rolled the tournament's seventh perfect game en-route to taking up fifth in the qualifying standings of the Kuala Lumpur International Open Bowling Championships on Saturday.

Ahmad, who had made the cut for the finals at 18th position with 1379, rolled the perfect game at his attempt to improved his position. The Malaysian bettered his lower 3-game series of 674 to 746 for a new 6-game tally of 1451 to take up fifth spot.

Malaysian national podium squad member, Timmy Tan also improved his position slightly to tie sixth position with team-mate, Ahmad Muaz on 1448. First perfect gamer, Chong Jun Foo of Hero Bowling, Sarawak remained unchallenged as pole sitter with 1485.

Another national podium squad member and two-hander, Azriq Izam and Muhammad Zharfan Bin Shahidi of UPSI also remained in second and third with 1468 and 1455 respectively. Two-time Australia national champion and six Regional PBA Tour winner, Sam Cooley occupied fourth position with 1453.

Ahmad Aidil shooting the tournament's seventh perfect game

Over in the Women's Top 8 table, Nur Syazwani Sahar also remained at the top with 1439. Four-time Malaysian National champion, Sharon Koh finished second with 1434 while Siti Safiyah Amirah took third spot with 1423.

Newly-crowned Youth Girls Open champion, Lavina Kho Jia Jie of ABAS, Sarawak, occupied fourth with 1417. MTBC national podium squad members, Nora Lyana Nastasia, Natasha Roslan, Faten Najihah and Adelia Nur made up the top 8.

The current cut at 28th position went to ex-international, Muhd Nur Aiman with a total of 1345. With just two squads remaining before qualifying ends, this could just go up to 1350 or more. The Graded Masters finals will be contested at 9.00 pm later tonight over games. The Open division finals will be held tomorrow at 10.00 am.

Photos by Terence Yaw in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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Timmy Tan making the cut for the finals in a comfortable sixth position

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