42nd Malaysian International Open Bowling Championships 2024
Clean sweep of Graded Masters titles by Malaysians
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4th May, Petaling Jaya: Muhammad Zariff of FND/Motiv and Nur Aina Kamalia of ABAS, Sarawak led a clean sweep of the Men's and Women's Graded Masters titles of the 42nd Malaysian International Open 2024 at Sunway Megalanes on Saturday.

Nur Aisyah Binti Abdul Rahim of Sukma WP shared the lead with Nur Amira Abdul Rahim of Switch, Malaysia with an opening game of 213 followed by Nur Hazmida Syasya Bte Nor Azmy of Negeri Sembilan and Dayang Yumi Azreen Binti Abang Azman of ABAS, Sarawak sharing second spot on 210.

Nur Amira remained in the lead with 185 in the second game as Nur Aisyah managed only 177. The leader had another respectable game of 189 to remain in the lead as ex-national youth, Nurul Ayunni Junadi of Sabah moved into second spot. Nurul Ayunni and Nur Aisyah then fought out the lead for the next two games.

Nur Aina Kamala became the new leader after chalking up 235, 246 and 224 from fifth to seventh games and went on to clinch victory with 1618 despite only managing 177 in her final game. Nur Aisyah settled for second with 1581, 37 pins adrift while Nur Amira took third spot with 1576.

Top 3 winners of the Women's Graded Masters finals

In the Men's division, Muhammad Zariff of FND/Motiv took a convincing victory with 1765. Dao Danh Hung of Vietnam led after getting off the block with a sizzling 267, 16 pins ahead of Jarvis Lim of Singapore in second. Muhammad Zariff immediately moved into the lead with a stunning 267 to add to his superb 241 opener.

Muhammad Zariff led for the next two games before Abdul Azizul Dazmeen of Megalanes Junior started to mount his challenge to lead Zariff for the next two games. But Zariff ended stronger with 238 and 223 in his last two games to win the title with 1765.

Abdul Azizul settled for second with 1763, just two pins behind the champion. Khairul Diaz B Din stormed home with a big game of 268 to snatch third spot with 1733. Rifqi Gerard of Sunway Megalanes and Hafiz Darwisy of Penang rounded out the top 5 with 1716 and 1705 respectively.

The Men champion took home RM20,000 (approx. US$4,200), first and second runners-up RM10,000 and RM8,000 respectively. The Women champion pocketed RM5,000, first and second runners-up RM2,000 and RM1,000.

Malaysian finishing 1-2-3 in the Men's Graded Masters finals

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