Okinawa bowlers to compete at World Deaf Bowling Championships in Italy

July 30, 2015
Shimabuku Kei (left), Arakaki Tadashi 
and Nakanishi Asami.


The Third World Deaf Bowling Championships will take place in  Italy from August 16 - September 1, which 29 bowlers from across the world will compete for the best.

Three Deaf bowlers from Okinawa, part of Japan's southern island, were selected to the Japan team: Arakaki Tadashi, 39, Nakanishi Asami, 34, and Shimabuku Kei, 51.  

Arakaki has won a prize in the National Deaf Athletic Meet at Okinawa in September, 2014. He has experienced with world championships in the past, getting a game of 300 points. All the National team members promised to do their best aiming at mounting a podium.

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