Bowling: S'pore joint bronze medallists in women's trios at IBF Super World C'ships

Singapore bowlers (from left to right) New Hui Fen, Cherie Tan, Iliya Syamim and Shayna Ng at the International Bowling Federation Super World Championships on Nov 11, 2021. PHOTO: SINGAPORE BOWLING FEDERATION

SINGAPORE - The Republic finished bronze medallists in the women's trios event at the International Bowling Federation Super World Championships on Sunday (Nov 14) after they were beaten by South Korea in the semi-finals.

Korea's Baek Seung-ja, Yang Su-jin, Jeon Ye-ran and Ka Yun-mi defeated the Singapore team of Shayna Ng, Cherie Tan, New Hui Fen and Iliya Syamim 244-196 in Dubai.

South Korea will face Guatemala, who had beaten Colombia 222-189 in the other semi-final, in the final at the Sports, Fitness and Wellbeing Hub in Expo 2020 Dubai, later on Sunday.

Ng, Tan, New and Iliya will now turn their focus to the final day of the competition on Monday, when they are set to compete in the women's team matchplay round.

Compatriots Cheah Ray Han, Jonovan Neo, Darren Ong and Jomond Chia will take part in the men's equivalent.

Ng, Tan, Ong and Cheah have also guaranteed Singapore a medal in the mixed team event after booking their spot in the semi-finals with a 238-200 victory over Malaysia in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

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