Bermuda Holding Own At Tenpin In Hong Kong

November 27, 2018

Rickai Binns and David Maycock are leading the Bermuda effort at the World Tenpin Bowling Championships in Hong Kong after initial singles play at the men’s event.

Maycock was 34th in his Singles 3 section with a 1146 total pin-fall over six games for a 191 average, while Binns placed 39 in the Singles 2 section with a 1124 total [187.33 average].

Others competing for Bermuda included Duane Talbot, who joined Binns in Singles 2 and ended 61st after six games with a total of 1014 [169 average] while, with Maycock in Singles 3, Damien Matthews was 45th with a 1112 total [185.33 average]. During the Singles Squad 1 Division, Lamar Richardson finished 58th with a six frame pin count of 1018 pins while Dennis Joell finished 66th with 954 pin count.

Among the opening Doubles 1 stage Dennis Joell [1174 total; 195.67 average] and Talbot [1031 total; 171.83t average] combined to place 20th as Bermuda 1 with two other local pairs yet to compete in the twosome format, those being Bermuda 2 with Lamar Richardson and Matthews and Bermuda 3 having Maycock and Binns together as the best rated pair for Bermuda based on comparative singles scores recorded.

The tournament, which takes place every four years involves 51 of the world’s best nations and 202 individual competitors within categories including singles, doubles, trios, the five-man team event and a top-24 individual masters event.

Favoured are the bowling powerhouses as the United States, South Korea, Malaysia, the Scandinavian region as well as several Middle East nations.


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