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Lam fires 65 to 
share lead

Singapore's Lam Chih Bing fired a superb seven-under 65 for the joint-halfway lead with overnight pacesetter R Nachimuthu of Malaysia at the PGM Johor Championship yesterday.

Lam, 38, sank an eagle, six birdies and one bogey at the Johor Golf and Country Club to tie with Nachimuthu on 12-under 132 in the RM200,000 ($80,000) Asian Development Tour tournament, reported asiantour.com.

Nachimuthu, who opened his campaign with a 64, carded a solid 68 to stay in the hunt for a first ADT title.

LEADERBOARD

132: R Nachimuthu 64-68; Lam Chih Bing 67-65. 
133: Nicholas Fung 66-67. 135: S Murthy 66-69. 
136: Sean Riordan 70-66.
Singaporean scores 
140: Koh Dengshan 71-69. 142: Choo Tze Huang 73-69. 145: Mitchell Slorach 74-71.
Missed cut (145)

149: M Murugiah 74-75. 150: Goh Kun Yang 73-77.