Friday, July 3, 2009

Asian Youth Games - 2nd gold for Singapore

2nd gold for Singapore
From The Straits Times, July 2, 2009, Thursday
By Terrence Voon

TODAY, Thursday July 2, 2009, Page 39, SPORT
1st ASIAN YOU TH GAMES: Singapore’s golden girl Bowler Hui Fen shows her mettle to grab hosts’ first gold of the Games

SINGAPORE'S New Hui Fen and Darshini Krishna have landed the country's second gold medal at the Asian Youth Games, after powering to victory in the girls' doubles event of the bowling competition on Thursday.

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Hui Fen, who struck gold in the girls' singles on Wednesday, teamed up with Darshini to post a six-game total of 2,680 pinfalls.

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NO NERVES: New Hui Fen was a picture of steely determination as she bowled her way to Singapore’s first AYG gold. (PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN).

The duo led from start to finish, in a commanding performance at the Orchid Country Club that left their rivals trailing in their wake.

The Straits Times, July 2, 2009, Thursday Darshini Krishna (right) hugged her mother as New Hui Fen and her mother looked on. The girls picked up Singapore's 2nd gold in the Asian Youth Games Girls' bowling doubles event. (PHOTO BY JOSEPH NAIR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES)

Thailand's Tanaprang Sathean and
Yanee Saebe were second with 2,579 pinfalls, 101 pins behind the Singaporeans. Sim Ui Jin and Oh Nu Ri from South Korea won the bronze with 2,504.

Other highlight: Beachball - Despite loss to S’pore, girls from landlocked Mongolia are all smiles.

TODAY, Thursday July 2, 2009, Page 42, SPORT Nomio (left) and Namuun are used to hard courts and are only just getting used to volleyball beach style. (PHOTO BY shamir osman),

Picture is obtained from YouTube, By Alvin EH Tan
爱的祝福 (With Love and Best Wishes) by 马艾妮 Mah Ai Nee & The Stylers
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