Saturday, December 15, 2007

Filipino Pool Players and The Philippine Team, SEA Games - Congratulations!

Rubilen Amit Antonio Gabica Image

Congratulations to the members of Team Philippines who competed in the 24th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Thailand! From what we could all gather here, our kababayan athletes showed a lot of heart and determination in the 2007 SEA Games. Mabuhay kayong lahat!

Mary Ann Basas

Special mention to the Filipino pool players representing the Philippine Billiards Team coached by my good friends Ricardo Ancaja, aka Ramon Champion, and Edgardo Asonto, aka Boyet! Our Filipino pool champions finished the 2007 SEA Games with three golds, two silvers, and four bronzes! And I kid you not! The medal tally and respective pocket billiards and snoooker competitions in the 24th SEA Games held in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, are as follows:

Marlon Manalo GraphicGold Medalists:

2006 World Pool Champion Ronnie Alcano, aka The Volcano (Men’s 8-ball Singles);
2005 Gold Medalist Rubilen Amit, aka Bingkay - in a historic defense of her 9-ball crown;

Antonio Gabica, Gaga, and Marlon Manalo, aka Marvelous (Men’s 9-ball Doubles).

Antonio Gabica ImageSilver Medalists:

Lee Vann Corteza (Men’s 9-Ball Single against Indonesia’s Ricky Yang, 8-11);
Mary Ann Basas (Women’s 6-Red Snooker Singles);

Iris Ranola GraphicBronze Medalists:

Iris Ranola (Women’s 6-Red Snooker Singles);

Rubilen Amit (Women’s 8-ball Singles);
Antonio Gabica, aka Gaga, (Men's 9-ball Singles);

Benjamin Guevarra, Jr. and James Al Ortega (Men’s Snooker Doubles).

To the coaches and players of Team Philippines who participated in the 24th SEA Games - CONGRATULATIONS! Here's wishing and hoping for more golds and championships! Mabuhay!

"Go Team Philippines! - The AnitoKid"

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My Restless Feet said...

Whew!!! Wishing these team of players good health, luck and many more championships to come ... Mabuhay Team Philippines

THE ANiTOKiD said...

Very well said, kabayan! And I kid you not!


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