Bermuda hold their own on world stage

  • Strong showing: Bermuda’s bowling team have delivered some promising displays in Hong Kong

    Strong showing: Bermuda’s bowling team have delivered some promising displays in Hong Kong


Bermuda will be aiming to build a promising display so far at the World Tenpin Bowling Championships, in Hong Kong, as they get set to compete in the prestigious team event of the tournament, starting today.

The tournament, which takes place every four years, includes 51 of the world’s best nations and 266 individual competitors battle for glory, with medals up for grabs in categories including singles, doubles, trios, the five-man team event and a top-24 individual masters event.

Bermuda’s contingent, made up of Rickai Binns, David Maycock, Damien Matthews, Lamar Richardson, Dennis Joel, Akeem Talbot and reserve Blake Raynor have been testing their skills against bowling powerhouses such the United States, South Korea, Malaysia, the Scandinavian nations and a host of countries from the Middle East.

Competing in the trios event Bermuda’s two teams did themselves proud with the first team of Matthews, Binns and Maycock finishing a respectable 24th place out 91 teams, while their second team made up of Joel, Talbot and Richardson battled their way to 83rd place overall.

In the individual discipline, Maycock and Binns still find themselves in contention to qualify for the top-24 individual masters event after promising displays so far. Among the field of 266, Maycock finds himself in 74th with Binns close behind in 77th.

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Published Dec 1, 2018 at 11:55 am (Updated Dec 1, 2018 at 11:55 am)

Bermuda hold their own on world stage

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