22nd October, Kuwait: Malaysia got off to a dream start with Shalin Zulkifli and Sin Li Jane capturing the Women's Singles gold and bronze medals at the 25th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships underway at the Kuwait Bowling Sporting Club.
2019 Malaysian Open Masters champion, Charlene Lim of Singapore and 2014 Asian Games multiple gold medallist, Lee Nayoung of Korea set a cracking pace with 267 to share the lead. Lee's team-mates, rookie Kang Sujin and 2016 Asian Championships Masters gold medallist, Jung Dawun shared second spot with 256.
Lee took over the running after adding 255 in her second game while Kang remained in second with another strong game of 262. Right on the Korean's heels were Malaysia's Sin Li Jane sharing third spot with Jung.
Malaysian veteran, Shalin Zulkifli stayed close to the leading quartet, just one pin off Sin and Jung. Kang took over the running after knocking down 243 in her third game. Zulkifli moved into second by adding 247 to trail the lead by 16 pins.