Noora crowned ladies’ singles champion in Arab bowling
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Bahrain’s Noora Sultan was crowned ladies’ singles champion at the 10th Arab Men’s and sixth Ladies’ Bowling Championship 2022, currently being held in Egypt. Noora clinched her gold medal after finishing as the topranked competitor from a field of 28, who played six games. Noora finished with a total of 1,211 pins for a 201.83 average.
Her series included game counts of a high of 257, 211, 179, 225, 178 and 161. Taking the silver medal behind Noora was Menna Sultan from Egypt with a 1,199 total and 199.83 average, while Wasmeyah Al Aboulla from Kuwait won the bronze with a 1,158 total and 193.00 average.
Bahrain’s Zahra Hashem joined Noora in the top 10 of the final standings. Zahra had a total of 1,061 and a 176.83 average. Bahrain’s Layla Al Janahi followed in 12th with counts of 1,025 an 170.83, while Mariam Al Shaikh was Bahrain’s last participant and she finished 20th with a 940 total and 156.67 average.
Meanwhile, in the men’s singles, Bahrainis Ahmed Fareed and Abdulla Abdulkarim narrowly missed out on a podium finish. They ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, with Fareed going just eight pins shy of claiming the bronze medal. He completed his six-game campaign with a 1,367 total for a 227.83 average in fourth, while Abdulkarim had marks of 1,364 and 227.33. Bahrain had four others in the field of 60 players competing.
Ahmed Al Ansari finished 44th with a 1,130 total and a 188.33 average, Zeyad Al Awadhi was 47th with a 1,119 total and a 186.50 average, Aqeel Al Awadhi was 55th with a 1,024 total and a 170.67 average, and Rashid Aldalhan came 56th with marks of 1,008 and 168.00.
The championship continues until August 19, and there is also competition in the doubles, trios, teams and all events. The Bahraini delegation in Egypt is headed by Bahrain Bowling Association treasurer Rashid Al Bouainain.