The Philippines accomplished a historic feat on the world stage after collecting five gold medals to seal the overall title in the 2018 ICF World Dragon Boat Championships.
GAINESVILLE, Georgia—The Philippines quickly snatched two gold medals in record-setting fashion during the opener of the prestigious 2018 ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park here. The national paddlers from the Philippine Canoe Kayak...
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Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is all praises for the Filipino athletes who competed in the 18th Asian Games and bagged four gold, two silver and 15 bronze medals.
John Chicano and Niko Huelgas lived up to their billing as the best male triathletes in Southeast Asia on Saturday by finishing 10th and 16th, respectively, in men’s triathlon of the 18th Asian Games that finished in front of the Jakabaring Sport City Shooting Range.
The Philippines took a 17-25, 25-23, 19-25, 20-25 beating again from Indonesia to wind up its women’s volleyball competition in the 18th Asian Games with only one victory as against four losses on Saturday at the Gor Bulungan Gym inside the Gelora Bung Karno complex.
Out of the medal running, the Philippines still put on a show as it ran roughshod over Syria, 109-55, to settle for fifth place in the 18th Asian Games men’s basketball competition at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball Hall on Friday night.
Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial lost in what looked like controversial semifinal duels in the men’s boxing competition of the 18th Asian Games on Friday.
No thanks to a head butt, Rogen Ladon will go home with a silver medal in men’s flyweight of boxing in the 18th Asian Games. Ladon was the last man standing for Team Philippines who had a shot at a fifth gold medal.
SEA Games 2019
The Southeast Asian Games, is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia.
November 30, 2019
Clark, Subic, Manila
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