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2017 World Bowling Championships
November 24 - December 5, 2017  South Point Bowling Plaza, Las Vegas, USA
Two bronze medals for Indonesia

4th December, Las Vegas: Indonesian women won their first-ever medals at the concluding 2017 World Bowling Championships with the women winning the Trios bronze medal and Sharon Limansantoso taking home the Masters bronze medal.


Putty Armein, Sharon Limansantoso and Tannya Roumimper, who topped the first block of the Trios preliminaries, eventually ended up in fourth position with a total of 3704 to qualify for the semi-finals. Team USA's Shannon O'Keefe, Danielle McEwan and Kelly Kulick topped the standings with 3820.

Germany finished second with 3785 while Chinese Taipei finished third with 3721. Indonesia had a daunting task of facing Team USA in the semi-finals and lost the match, 610-663 to win their first-ever bronze mdal.

Germany narrowly defeated Chinese Taipei, 582-560 in the other semi-final to face Team USA in the final. Team USA came off with a one-pin victory over the Germans to win the women's first gold medal of the championships.

In the men's division, Hong Kong, who had already picked up their first-ever medal at the championships two days agao when Chan Shuk Han picked up the bronze medal in the Women's Singles and Eric Tseng anf Lau Kwun Ho won the Men's Doubles silver, exceeded all expectations to win the Men's Trios gold medal.



Sharon Limansantoso with Indonesia's second bronze

Eric Tseng, Michael Mak and Wu Siu Hong defeated Chinese Taipei's Chen Wu-Chi, Xu Zhe-Jia and Singles silver medallist, Wu Hao-Ming, 659-610 in the final. Hong Kong edged third-seed, Finland, 616-613 in the semi-finals while the Taiwanese trio swept past topseed, Japan, 613-559 in the other semi.

Sharon Limansantoso and Tannya Roumimper were the only two Indonesian women who made the Masters finals after Limansantoso finished seventh in the All Events standings. She earned a bye and skipped Step 1 finals as the top 8 finishers.

Roumimper made the cut for the Masters Step 1 finals in 23rd position in the All-Events. Danielle McEwan of Team USA won the All Events gold medal with 5126, Siti Safiyah of Malaysia the silver with 5048 and Tsai Hsin-Yi of Chinese Taipei the bronze with 5017.


Roumimper defeated one of the three Colombian women finalists, Maria Rodriquez, 2-1 in the Step 1 best-of-3 matchplay finals to advance to Step 2 finals where she dispatched topseed, Danielle McEwan 2-0 to progress into the next step.

But her good run was ended by sixth-seed and Doubles gold medallist, Jung Dawun of Korea after she lost to the Korean 1-2. Limansantoso swept past Colombia's Juliana Franco, 2-0 in Step 2 finals and Netherlands' Ghislaine van der Tol, with another convincing 2-0 victory to advance to the semi-finals medal round.

The Indonesian lost the first match, 169-216 to Team Gold medallist, Sin Li Jane of Malaysia but bounced back to take the second match, 218-178 to draw level at 1-1. Limansantoso found the lane condition tricky and eventuall went down, 163-223 to win Indonesia's second bronze medal.

The Malaysian lost to Jung Dawun, 0-2 in the final to take home her second silver medal after she earned her first in the Doubles finals with Shalin Zulkifli, ironically losing to Korea's Jung and Kim Moonjeong.



Limansantoso, Roumimper and Armein winning Indonesia's first-ever medal

Roumimper defeated one of the three Colombian women finalists, Maria Rodriquez, 2-1 in the Step 1 best-of-3 matchplay finals to advance to Step 2 finals where she dispatched topseed, Danielle McEwan 2-0 to progress into the next step.

But her good run was ended by sixth-seed and Doubles gold medallist, Jung Dawun of Korea after she lost to the Korean 1-2. Limansantoso swept past Colombia's Juliana Franco, 2-0 in Step 2 finals and Netherlands' Ghislaine van der Tol, with another convincing 2-0 victory to advance to the semi-finals medal round.

The Indonesian lost the first match, 169-216 to Team Gold medallist, Sin Li Jane of Malaysia but bounced back to take the second match, 218-178 to draw level at 1-1. Limansantoso found the lane condition tricky and eventuall went down, 163-223 to win Indonesia's second bronze medal.

The Malaysian lost to Jung Dawun, 0-2 in the final to take home her second silver medal after she earned her first in the Doubles finals with Shalin Zulkifli, ironically losing to Korea's Jung and Kim Moonjeong.

In the men's division, 2016 U.S. Open champion, Francois Lavoie of Canada defeated Chinese Taipei's Xu Zhe-Jia, 2-0 to win the gold medal. Team USA shared honours with Korea in the women's division with a 2 gold and 2 bronze medal each. Malaysia was third with a 1 gold and 3 silver medals.

Team USA were the overall winners in the men's division with a medal tally with 2 gold and 1 bronze. Chinese Taipei finished second and Hong Kong third. Team USA emerged as the overall champion with 4 gold and 3 bronze medals.

Korea second, contributed by the women only, was second with 2 gold and 2 bronze. Chinese Taipei and Malaysia had 1 gold and 3 silver each but the Taiwanese had 2 additional bronze medal. 15 countries won medals at this year's championships.

A total of 213 men and 176 women from 42 countries (11 from the American zone, 13 from the Asian zone and 18 from the European zone) supported by 166 team officials, participated in the 11-day long world Championships hosted at the South Point Bowling Plaza, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


Photos by Terence Yaw in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Information
  Preliminary Schedule
  Previous Championships
  Past Winners
  Records
  Medal Statistics
  Bulletin 1
  Bulletin 2
  Bulletin 3
  Bulletin 4
  Bulletin 5
  Form A - Entry Form
  Form B - Hotel Form
  Form C - Room List
  Form D - Arrival & Dep.
  Form E - Delegation List
  Form F - Supporters' List
  Form G - Press Accred.
  Participating Countries
Detailed Scores
SINGLES
  Women's Squad 1
  Women's Squad 2
  Women's Combined
  Men's Squad 1
  Men's Squad 2
  Men's Combined
  Semi-finals
  Final
DOUBLES
  Women's Squad 1
  Women's Squad 2
  Women's Combined
  Men's Squad 1
  Men's Squad 2
  Men's Combined
  Semi-finals
  Final
TRIOS
  Women's Blk 1 Squad 1
  Women's Blk 1 Squad 2
  Women's Blk 1 Squad 3
  Women's Blk 1 Combined
  Men's Blk 1 Squad 1
  Men's Blk 1 Squad 2
  Men's Blk 1 Squad 3
  Men's Blk 1 Combined
  Women's Blk 2 Squad 2
  Women's Blk 2 Squad 3
  Women's Blk 2 Squad 1
  Women's Blk 2 Combined
  Men's Blk 2 Squad 2
  Men's Blk 2 Squad 3
  Men's Blk 2 Squad 1
  Men's Blk 2 Combined
  Semi-finals
  Final
TEAM OF 5
  Women's Blk 1 Squad 1
  Women's Blk 1 Squad 2
  Women's Blk 1 Combined
  Men's Blk 1 Squad 1
  Men's Blk 1 Squad 2
  Men's Blk 1 Combined
  Women's Blk 2 Squad B
  Women's Blk 2 Squad A
  Men's Blk 2 Squad B
  Men's Blk 2 Squad A
  Semi-finals
  Final
ALL EVENTS
  Women's All Events
  Men's All-Events
MASTERS
  Women's Round 1
  Men's Round 1
  Women's Round 2
  Men's Round 2
  Women's Round 3
  Men's Round 3
  Semi-finals
  Final
MEDAL TALLY
  Women's Medal Tally
  Men's Medal Tally
  Overall Medal Tally
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