S'pore bowling duo clinch bronze medal at Asian Para Games

S'pore bowling duo clinch bronze medal at Asian Para Games

SINGAPORE - Team Singapore's Anuar Bin Saaid, 53, and Kalvin Tay Leong Hock, 41, took home a bronze medal in the Men's Doubles (TPB8+TPB8) Ten Pin Bowling event at the Asian Para Games this morning.

The bowlers won the bronze medal with a collective score of 1582. The gold and silver medals were won by South Korea and Malaysia respectively.

Anuar said after their win: "I feel so very surprised and very happy. I would like to thank our supporters, our coach, my boss and our friends for their guidance and support for us to win this bronze medal. We were very tensed before the game, but our supporters told us to relax and enjoy the game. And so we relaxed and did our best."

Kalvin spoke of his teammate: "Anuar helped me out a lot, and supported me throughout the game, it was all about teamwork."

Ms Florence Khemlani, President of the Bowling Association for the Disabled, commended the bowlers for the hard work they put in training and added: "They were really jumping for joy after their win, and the first thing they did was to take out the Singapore flag. They were so proud of Singapore."

Singapore's medal tally today stands at two bronze medals.

minlee@sph.com.sg

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