Amb. Salinas leading senior ASEAN embassy officials in throwing the ceremonial bowl to start the games.
The ASEAN Committee in Madrid successfully conducted its first sports and socials activity by holding a bowling tournament on 10 July 2015 at the Boleras Ozone in the Madrid suburb of San Sebastian de los Reyes. 25 players from the embassies of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines were mixed together to form five teams, meant to foster friendship and camaraderie among members of the ASEAN community in Madrid.
Roberto Echavez of the Embassy of the Philippines receiving his Highest Scorer trophy.
After two games, Team No. 4 emerged as the champion of the tournament. The team was composed of Arnianto Tjondrobuono (Indonesia), Zarir Maarof (Malaysia), Roberto Echavez (Philippines), Pamorn Pitthanimon (Thailand) and Romeo Loria, Jr. (Philippines), who each took home a champion´s trophy. Madrid PE´s Roberto Echavez also emerged as the tournament´s highest scorer.