26th October, Kuwait: Malaysia added two more gold medals at the 25th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships with victory in both the Men's and Women's Trios event with the men picking up an additional bronze on Saturday.
Rafiq Ismail, Syafiq Ridhwan and Ahmad Muaz, who topped the first block yesterday with 2122, extended their lead over Korea's Park Geonha, Lee Ikkyu and Kim Kyungmin from 31 to 109 pins with 700 in their fourth game.
The Malaysian trio was on a roll adding another another superb fifth game of 702. But they only managed 676 ending the block with 4290. Korea finished second, 72 pins behind the leader with Japan's Tomoyuki Sasaki, Takuya Miyazawa and Shusaku Asato taking up third position with 4104.
Khaled AlDubyyan, Jasem Alsaqer and Mostafa Almousawi of Kuwait, who topped Squad 1 yesterday but finished fourth overall, had a sizzling start in their fourth game with 773 and had amassed 2936, averaging 242.78, higher than the Squad 2 leader, Malaysia, who had completed their six games on an average of 238.33.