6th July, Hong Kong: Eighty boys and fourty-two girls from a total of fourteen countries will be vying for glory at the 20th Asian School Tenpin Bowling Chamnpionships which will be held from July 7 to 12 at SCAA Bowling Centre.
The players were confirmed during the team managers meeting held at the Lecture Theatre, 2nd floor of Olynmpic House, Caroline Hill near the bowling centre. Australia, Kuwait, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and host Hong Kong are fielding two boys teams.
Australia, Philippines and Singapore are also fielding two girls teams while China, Guam, Japan, Macau, Qatar, Chinese Taipei and United Arab Emirates are fielding one boys teams each. Newcomer, Oman has two boys to debut in the championships. Hong Kong, Japan and Chinese Taipei are also fielding one girls team each.
Before the meeting stared, Ms Vivien Lau, Organizing Chairman and World Bowling Secretary General, welcomed the officials to this year's championships and extended her gratitude for the support shown by the federations who have sent their teams.