11 Feb '12, 9am

Cherie Tan wins International Bowling Championships in Japan

Cherie Tan wins International Bowling Championships in Japan

National bowler Cherie Tan was victorious at the International Bowling Championships in Japan on Saturday morning. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN By Lee Min Kok National bowler Cherie Tan was victorious at the International Bowling Championships in Japan on Saturday morning. The 23-year-old ousted Malaysian top seed Dayang Khairuniza in the women's step-ladder final 218-179 at Fukuoka's Hakata Star Lanes to snag the winner's cheque of six million yen (S$97,500). It is the biggest prize purse any Singaporean bowler has won. The Feb 7-11 event is the fourth-leg of the World Bowling Tour, which boasts a total prize money of more than US$380,000 (S$480,000). Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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