Winners (from left) first runner-up Manman Nierra, champion Merwin Tan and JV Flores of the METBA-DAVAO pose during the awarding of winners at the Kadayawan Bowling Open Championships recently in Davao City.

Asian Youth Champ reigns in Davao

Tan, 20, under the tutelage of world champion Biboy Rivera, won the Open Masters and Youth Masters title of the tournament participated by competitive bowlers around the country.

Bea Hernandez (L) and Merwin Tan (R)

Merwin Tan cops Singapore Open Youth Masters title

Tan, 19, claimed the championship by rolling a leading 1,687 pinfalls in eight games to beat Malaysian Megan Zaqrul Haiqal by five pins, while Japanese Keita Tokushia settled for third place with 1,657 pinfalls at the Singapore Bowling Tamasek Club in Rifle Range, Singapore.