|Singaporean bowler Cherie Tan winning gold at the World Bowling Women's Championships Masters event in Las Vegas on Aug 30, 2019.|
National bowler Cherie Tan, 31, became the first Singaporean to be named the World Bowling Athlete of the Year of 2019 by the World Bowling association on Tuesday (14 Jan).
Out of 10 international athletes nominated, Tan was given the title after a public vote on the World Bowling’s social media channels, namely Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
She told TODAY: “2019 was one of the best years of my bowling career. I am happy with the results and glad that the hard work I put in for the last decade has paid off.”
Among the victories for Cherie included
- 2019 World Bowling Women's Championships Masters category
- 2019 QubicaAMF Professional Women's Bowling Association Players Championship
- 4 gold medals in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games
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