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Louw takes bronze
- Updated: February 21, 2011
South Africa’s Francois Louw Jr has picked up a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championships in Malaysia.
Currently the top ranked bowler in the country, Louw won his medal in the singles division, bowling an average of 230.7 over six games.
The title went to Malaysia’s Zulmazran Zulkifli with Malta’s Neil Sullivan sealing silver.
Twenty-six-year-old Louw is from Kempton Park and bowls out of Greenstone, Modderfontein. When not bowling he studies civil engineering.
The championships are being held at Sunway Megalanes in Petaling Jaya and Team South Africa are represented by four players. Louw is accompanied by Ronald Mathee, Fatima Gouveia and Barbara Wilford.
The event is made up of singles, doubles, mixed doubles and team events as well as a Masters event for the top 12 men and women.
The championships continue until 26 February and feature 14 countries (made up of 26 men and 26 women).