Malaysia's second trio of Natasha Roslan, Syaidatul Afifah and Siti Safiyah Amirah gave plenty of joy to the Malaysian contingent, especially the the visiting Y.B. Brig. Gen. Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Youth and Sports and the Chairman of the Malaysian Organising Committee (MASOC), who was on site to witness a thrilling battle.
The Malaysian trio rolled 628, 680 and 643 in their second block to clinch the bronze medal with 3785, just ten pins from Singapore. Philippines and Indonesia completed the top five with 3652 and 3603 respectively.
After four events contested, Malaysia topped the medal tally with four gold, four silver and two bronze medals. Singapore trailed in second with a medal haul of 1-2-1 while Thailand is third with a medal haul of 1-1-1. Indonesia has one gold and three silver medals.
Competition will resume tomorrow with the 5-player Team event to be contested over two blocks of three games each with a break at lunch time. At the end of the Team event, the top 16 men and top 16 women in the All-Events standings (30 games) will qualify for the Masters finals.
Photos by Terence Yaw in Kuala Lumpur.
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Another one-two for Malaysia
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