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Top Malaysian Youth Bowler Passes Away At Age 20

Today, I read with deep regret the sudden demise of one of our country’s most promising youth bowlers. Ivy and I have known Beng Khai since his early bowling days in Penang. Malaysia has lost a great talent. Our condolences to his family.

Read the article below that was carried by Starsports.

By Shamsul Fitri-Starsports
SERDANG: The national bowling fraternity suffered a shocking loss with the demise of youth bowler Khoo Beng Khai (pic) yesterday.

khoobengkhaiThe 20-year-old was believed to have suffered a heart attack while dri­ving his car into the parking lot at the National Sports Council (NSC) athletes’ residence in Bukit Jalil. He was returning from supper with three other national bowlers – Muhd Nur Aiman Khairuddin, Aris Ardila Santosoh and Johnathan Chan – at about 11.45 on Wednesday.

He was rushed to the Serdang Hos­pital but was pronounced dead at 1.15am yesterday.

“This is a tragic loss to the country and to the bowling fraternity, espcially. We have lost a good young talent,” said NSC director general Datuk Zolkples Embong when met at the hospital yesterday.

The Penang-born Beng Khai was easily recognisable on the lanes with his powerful style of play and his ever-cheerful disposition.

The youngest child of Khoo Hean Seah and Ooi Ai Ngoh was touted by many as one of the youth bowlers to watch out for. Read the rest of this entry »

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