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19th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships
October 21 - 28, 2017  Coronado Lanes, Mandaluyong City, Manila, Philippines
Indonesia picks up Masters silver and bronze

28th October, Manila: Doubles silver medallist, Paolo M. Hernandez and Billy Muhammad Islam ended the 19th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships by picking up the Boy's Masters silver and bronze medals as Korea dominated by winning the Boy's and Girl's Masters gold medals.

Top seed, Park easily beat challenger and second-seed, Paolo M. Hernandez of Indonesia in the first match of the two-game total final, 225-171 to ake a 54 pins lead. Although the second match was a much tighter encounter which saw the Korean winning 248-245, Park sealed his first individual gold medal, 473-416.

Hernandez earned a crack at the title after he trashed team-mate and third-seed, Billy Muhammad Islam, 277-192 in the all-Indonesian first match. Hernandez and Islam picked the silver and bronze medals. The champion led from start to finish after taking over the lead at the start of the second block.

Park won six straight matches with 266, 233, 203, 259, 239, 278 before losing the 15th match with 213. But the 20-year-old Korea National Sports University student won his position-round match against Hernandez to claim top seed with 3665 over the two blocks.

Hernandez trailed Park most of the way to end the second block with a 16-match total of 3560 to finish second. Block 1 leader, Islam managed only four wins in the second block to finish third with 3557 and the third and final stepladder spot.

Paolo M. Hernandez and Billy M. Islam with their silver and bronze medals

Lee Ju Hyung of Korea, who was second in the first block missed the cut with 3481 from only three wins while Blayne Fletcher of Australia, who was third in the first block, dropped down to fifth to complete the top five with 3448.

Indonesia's third finalist, Patrick M. Hernandez ended his campaign in 13th position. Korea topped the Boy's Medal Tally with four gold and a bronze medal. Their first came from the Doubles, their second from the Team of 4, third from the All Events and fourth from the Masters.

Malaysia was the only other country to win a gold in the Singles. Bahrain two silver and one bronze while Indonesia took home two silver and one bronze medal. Japan won one silver and Saudi Arabia two bronze medals.

Meanwhile, third-seed Lee Jung Min added Korea's seventh gold medal after she defeated top-seed and twice silver medallist, Nur Amirah Auni of Malaysia, 446-381 in the final match. Lee easily defeated the Malaysian, 212-163 in the first match and 234-218 in the second match.

Lee had earlier dispatched another Malaysian, second-seed and first block leader, Faten Najihah, 258-211 to face the top seed. Nur Amirah took over the lead at the start of the second block winning the ninth match with 266.

Although the Malaysian lost her tenth match, Nur Amirah bounced back by winning all her remaining matches to seal top spot with 3500 over the two blocks. Faten kept pace with her team-mate to make the stepladder finals in second with 3456.

The Korean edged team-mate and Singles gold medallist, Kim Ye Sol by 39 pins to earn the third and final stepladder spot with 3408. Kim finished fourth with 3369 while a third Malaysian, Nur Ameerahusna rounded out the top five with 3343.

Korea also topped the Girl's Medal Tally with three gold, one silver and one bronze medal. Singapore finished second with one gold and one silver while Japan took third spot with one gold and two bronze medals.

Masters gold medallists, Park Geon Ha and Lee Jung Min

Korea emerged as Overall Champion with a total medal haul of 7-1-2. Malaysia finished second with 1-3-1, Japan third with 1-1-1 and Singapore fourth with 1-1-0. 60 boys and 34 girls from 15 countries participated in this year's championships host by Philippine Bowling Federation at the 38-lane Coronado Lanes, EDSA Starmall, Mandaluyong.

Photos by Terence Yaw in Manila.

  Preliminary Schedule
  Bulletin 1
  Bulletin 2
  Form A - Participation
  Form B - Entry Form
  Form C - Arrival & Dep.
  Form D - Media Accred.
  Form E - Shangri-la Hotel
  Form F - Linden Suites
  Form G - Bowlers' Info.
  Form H - Supporters' Info.
  Form J - Ball Registration
  Previous Championships
  Past Winners
  Medal Statistics
  Medium Oiling Pattern
  Long Oiling Pattern
  Participating Countries
Detailed Scores
  Girl's Singles
  Boy's Singles
DOUBLES - Medium
  Boy's Doubles
  Girl's Doubles
TEAM - Med/Long
  Girl's Block 1
  Boy's Block 1
  Girl's Block 2
  Boy's Block 2
  Girl's All Events
  Boy's All-Events
MASTERS - Long/Med
  Girl's Block 1
  Boy's Block 1
  Girl's Block 2
  Boy's Block 2
  Girl's Stepladder
  Boy's Stepladder
  Girl's Medal Tally
  Boy's Medal Tally
  Overall Medal Tally
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