Karnataka’s Aishwarya and Prathima secured the top spot by a comfortable margin of 100 pinfalls in the Canara Bank National tenpin bowling championship in the women’s doubles division here at the Blu-O on Tuesday.

This is Prathima’s fifth consecutive women’s doubles gold in national championships.

Her teammate, the Singapore-based Aishwarya, came good with scores of 218, 188, 193 and 211 in the final four games to seal victory for the duo.

The results: Women:

Doubles (final standings): 1. Aishwarya Rao & Prathima Hegde (Kar), 2189; 2. Pooja Hegde & Judy Bobby (Kar), 2089; 3. Friday Rose & Sabeena Saleem (TN), 2058.

Overall (day 1): 1. Aishwarya Rao (Kar), 1097; 2. Sabeena Saleem (TN), 1095; 3. Prathima Hegde (Kar), 1092.

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