Shi defeated newly-crowned China Open champion, Sam Cooley of Australia, 235-224 in the first semi-final match to face Mi in the final. Mi won US$1,000 and was awarded a trophy while Shi settled for US$500. Ong and Cooley picked up US$250 each as second runner-ups.
The top 16 Asian men ans top 16 Asian women from the final standings of the China International Open 2016 earned the right to compete in the fifth leg of the 2016 ABF Tour in a single knockout match format over the new World Bowling ten-frame scoring system.
The China leg with the official partner, Alisports was broadcast live by Youku TV station and telecast to major TV stations in Asia. The next leg in Jakarta, Indonesia on October 24 will be the final leg of this year's tour.
The top 16 men and top 16 women based on the ranking points earned from all the stops, will qualify for the ABF Tournament of Champions, provisionally scheduled in March in 2017.
For further information and details, please contact ABF Tour Committee at Tel: +852 2893 6039, Fax: +852 2893 6290; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.