Okinawa bowlers to compete at World Deaf Bowling Championships in Italy

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


Okinawa:

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.

Japanese sources:
http://mainichi.jp/area/okinawa/news/20150730rky00m040001000c.html

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