33rd Asian Intercity Bowling Championships 2019 is held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. After a week of exciting competition, the tournament was officially closed at Megabowl Center (District 2, Ho Chi Minh City) on the evening of November 19 with the entire team champion of the tournament belonging to Hong Kong’s Happy Valley.
Happy Valley City of Hong Kong with the strength of content for men, the Team won 3 gold in the men’s singles, men’s doubles over 50 and men’s team over 50 years old. In addition, Happy Valley also received 4 silver medals male team men’s team and men’s team over 50 years old. The team closed the tournament with the first place in the whole team.
Meanwhile, the Paranaque city of the Philippines with the strength of the content of women over 50 also won 3 gold medals, but poor in the number of gold medals (2 gold medals) and 6 bronze medals, had to accept 2nd place. In the final match of the Master’s content, the Shah Alam team won another gold medal in the female master’s title, so it passed the city of Go Heung to finish 3rd in the group.
For the athletes of the host country Vietnam, the best place is in the women’s Master’s content when 2 bowlers Tran Thi Thuy Can Tho and Huynh Ngoc Diem Thuy were in the top 16. However, both could not be surprising and eliminated in the next rounds. As for the male players, the best and highest achievement is only in the top 20. However, this is also an encouraging achievement for Ho Chi Minh bowling towards higher goals.
At the end of the tournament, the new president of Ho Chi Minh City Bowling Federation also shared his happiness when Ho Chi Minh City just established the Asian Intercity Bowling Championships. More than 22 cities in the region with nearly 200 athletes competing to help the bowling movement become quite exciting. The tournament is really a stepping stone for him to ignite the less exciting bowling movement in Ho Chi Minh City in recent years.