Nadia bowls to success at Kingston Cup

|     Fadhil Yunus     |

DAYANGKU Nadia Nabila binti Pengiran Haji Abu Samah added the Kingston Cup Tournament to her growing collection of bowling titles after emerging the winner of the Singles Open category at the Utama iBowl Bowling Centre recently.

The tournament was held in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s Accession to the Throne.

Dayangku Nadia Nabila, who is no stranger in the domestic bowling scene having won numerous titles including the Ten Pin Master Series Tournament of the Champions last November, was one of the top three bowlers that advanced into the stepladder match. Before the field was cut down to three and entering the stepladder match, the finalists embarked a challenge of gaining the top three scores through 10 games in tenpin format.

Awangku Ardi bin Pengiran Omar Ali finished in second place while Hajah Ardiah binti Haji Serbini settled for third place.

Meanwhile, Hajah Siti Norbayah binti Haji Nawi emerged winner in the ladies under-176 average category while Yapp Teck Chung took home the seniors category title. Team Queen of Divas was crowned winner in the team category of the tournament. The three-week tournament, which started in mid-February, culminated with the main event as 24 finalists took the lanes to battle for the title.

Dayangku Nadia Nabila binti Pengiran Haji Abu Samah with her prize at the tournament. – MOHAMMAD ASYRAMISYANIE