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9th April, Jakarta: Malaysia and Thailand emerged as Girl's and Boy's overall champions of Jumapao took home the Bronze medal while Singles Gold medalist, Travis Tay of The 9th Asian Schools Tenpin Bowling Championship will be hosted .. when I had a stike," said the 17 year-old Bukit Jalil Sports School student. News; /; Sports News; /; Badminton; /; Dominant Thailand take girls' honour; in the Asian School Badminton Championship here at the Divisional gave a perfect start to Malaysia by winning his opening singles tie in just Sport in China has been long associated to the Martial Arts. Today China consists of a variety of The largest audience for a single sporting event within the boundaries of The current Chinese Football Association was founded in the People's High schools often have football facilities, some of which are rented on.
The latest survey of the national health, which ended in Octoberextended over three years and 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government, making it China's largest ever in terms of scale and population numbers. The survey showed an increase in the growth of children and teenagers in China's rural areas, every index showing an average rate of increase surpassing that of same age group children in the cities.
But the survey also revealed some grounds for concern. Chinese people's physical faculties drop sharply after they turned In cities obesity poses a big threat to the health of children, teenagers, and adults. The health of women in rural areas is far from satisfactory. Based on the survey findings, relevant departments of the government continuously study methods of keeping fit, set new ways and standards for different age groups and strengthen instruction at community level.
Youth sports[ edit ] Schools have professional physical educators and exercise facilities and students failing to reach the required physical standards are not allowed to go on to higher schools.29th SEA Games 2017 Petanque Single Men Women Semi Final
Spring and autumn sports meets are annual events. Promising teenagers are sent to amateur sports schools to receive specialized training. There are also many youth sports clubs.
In recent years, using sports lottery proceeds, the State Physical Culture Administration has established some juvenile sports clubs a year. There were some 3, such clubs by the end of Because Chinese athletes generally start their sporting careers at a young age, some receive little education and often struggle to find a job when they retire, with a study of the State General Administration of Sports learning that almost half the sportspeople failed to find employment.
The government body then started to organize retraining courses to help them learn new skills and get jobs. Traditional sports with distinct Chinese characteristics are also very popular, including martial artstaijiquan shadow boxingqigong deep breathing exercisesxiangqi Chinese chess and weiqi known as "Go" in the West.
Taijiquan is a kind of Chinese boxingcombining control of breath, mind and body. It emphasizes body movement following mind movements, tempering toughness with gentleness and graceful carriage. Qigong is a unique Chinese way of keeping fit.
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It aims at enhancing health, prolonging life, curing illness and improving physiological functions by concentrating the mind and regulating the breath. There are various entertaining and competitive sports activities in the minority-inhabited areas, for example, wrestling and horsemanship among Mongols, Uygurs and Kazaks; Tibetan yak racing ; Korean "seesaw jumping" ; crossbow archery among the Miaoand dragon-boat racing among the Dai ethnic minority.
An outstanding performance by the Thais 7th April, Jakarta: Supawat, a 17 year-old student from Bangkok and making his debut in the Asian Schools championship posted lines of, and for six-games series of while the Malaysian Open Youth champion, Somjed K set the lanes at Jaya Ancol Bowling Center on fire with an equally impressive line of, and for a total of The Thais kicked clear with a game in the fourth with Chinese Taipei's pair of Cheng Hsing-Chao and Huang Hung-Ping closing the gap with a superb in the fifth game.
A from the Thais was enough to seal the Gold medal with a total of while the Chinese Taipei settled for the Silver with Filipino, Mark Ho finished third with Japan leads the medal tally with 1 Gold and 2 Bronze with Singapore in second spot with 1 Gold and 1 Bronze while Malaysia and Thailand shared third with 1 Gold medal each.
The Team of 4 second block will complete the second day of competition with the top 16 boys and girls based on the All Events making the cut for the Masters Finals.
Japan storms home for Gold and Bronze 7th April, Jakarta: The Japanese pair started the event with a cracking pace of to take the lead until the halfway mark when Ili Syazana and Wan Nur Atiqqa of Malaysia Team B took over pole withand series.
Sakamoto and Kamagahara continued to trail the Malaysian duo by 31 after the fourth game and by the fifth, they were down 52 pins and in third. The Singapore pair of Shayna Ng and Amanda Ng took advantage of the dip in pace by the leaders to take up second spot going into the final game.
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But both Malaysia and Singapore could only score each in the final game and handed to medals to the Japanese. Japan won their first Gold with ahead of the Malaysian on Suzuna Miyagi and Sayaka Iho posted in the final game to snatch the Bronze off the Singaporeans withjust 3 pins ahead. Shayna and Amanda settled for fourth with Siti Safiyah Amirah crawled her way up to third with Japan leads the medal tally with 1 Gold and 2 Bronze with Singapore in second spot with 1 Gold and 1 Bronze while Malaysia is third with 1 Gold medal.
The boys will be contesting their Doubles event after which the Team of 4 second block will complete the second day of competition. Philippines, Singapore leads Team first block 6th April, Jakarta: Singapore, led by Singles Gold and Bronze medalist, Travis Tay and Wong Han Wei set the early pace for the lead but soon fizzled out when Thailand took over the lead in the second game by 48 pins.
But a strong in the final series by the Filipinos saw them surge into the lead at the end of the first block. The Singaporean settled for third with while host nations, Indonesia did well to stay with the leaders in fourth position with Favourites, Malaysia ended up in fifth, a further 39 pins away with Last year's Filipino quartet leading the Boy's first block Team event Cathay Junior Classic champion, Ernest Cheng Hsing-Chao became the first bowler to hit a perfect game of in the second game of the first block.
Singapore's Amanda Ng finished third with Thailand's Todsaphon T took third spot with The Doubles event will be contested on Thursday morning, 7th April followed by the Team of 4 second block in the evening.
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The top 16 boys and girls based on the All Events total will make the cut for the Masters Finals on the 8th and 9th April. Malaysia girl strikes Gold on third attempt 6th April, Jakarta: Sharon, who took over the lead from teammate, Siti Safiyah at the halfway mark, trailed the leader, Kyoko Kamagahar of Japan by 4 pins going into the final game.
A strong in the last game sealed the win with pinfalls. ABF Tour Malaysia leg champion, Amanda Ng stormed home with in her final game to snatch the Silver medal with while Kamagahara settled for the Bronze with I am now more confident than ever and with my strong teammates, we will do well in the Team event later. Third time lucky, Sharon winning her Gold medal "Sharon bowled well throughout the series and we knew that she will do well as she is a competition bowler," said coach Mr Foong Tak Meng.
Newly-crowned Malaysian International Open champion and favourite, Siti Safiyah took an early lead with a superb in the first game and held the lead until two low games pull her down and eventually finished fourth with The Singles medal presentation will take place shortly after which the Team of 4 first-block of three games will be played.
Exurberant start for Singapore with a finish 6th April, Jakarta: Tay snatched the Gold from teammate, Wong Han Wei in the final game of the 6-games Singles event to win his first-ever title in an international tournament since taking up the game 6 years ago with a total score of The Raffles Junior College pre-u student took the lead from game 2 onwards but lost the lead briefly at the halfway mark.
Tay and Wong traded the lead throughout the 6 games but a poor game of in the final crunch, dropped Wong into third for the Bronze medal with while Benjamin Lim scored in his last game to pip Wong for the Silver with I only knew that I had won at the end of the event after being congratulated by my coaches," said 17 year-old Tay. The boys performed according to instructions and were able to read the lanes well," added Mr Ng. Malaysia's Eric Ang, who was second at the start, finished fourth just missing the medal by 15 pins on ahead of Jeff Chan of the Philippines in fifth with Singapore only picked up points towards their overall champions campaign from the players in Team A despite the finish.
The Girl's Singles event will follow immediately after lane maintenenace and thereafter, the Team of 4 for both the boys and girls will be played later this afternoon.
Parade of future Asian stars at opening 5th April, Jakarta: And it is not a secret that most Asian School champions become furture world class bowlers," said Mr Ongki P.
Soemarno, Organising Chairman in his keynote address. Host Team, Indonesia at the opening Fifteen boys teams and 11 girls teams from 9 countries paraded in the official opening held this evening at Jaya Ancol Bowling Center, during which the large crowd that has gathered here cheered the host nation, Indonesia as they marched in.
The guests were given a warm welcome reception after the Minister of Youth and Sports, Indonesia hit the "Gong" to officially declare the championship open. Guests were also treated to the traditional puppet dance known as "Ondel-ondel Betawi" accompanied by the "Gambang Kromong" band. Competition commence Wednesday, April 6th with the Singles event for both the boys and girls divisions followed by the Team of 4 first block of 3 games in the afternoon.