Extra Filipino athletes attempt to push their campaigns within the Hangzhou Asian Video games after the Philippines bagged its first gold medal in China courtesy of EJ Obiena on Saturday.
Obiena’s record-setting win in pole vault put the Philippines–which despatched 396 athletes from 40 sports activities to this 12 months’s Video games–at 18th place within the medal tally as of September 30 at 10 pm.
Extra Filipino athletics bets see motion on October 30 together with athletes from archery, sepak takraw, baseball, golf, chess, squash, kurash, boxing and basketball.
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HANGZHOU, China—Only one unbelievable bounce, one he’s able to anyway.
That’s all it will take for Janry Ubas to make the rostrum within the nineteenth Asian Video games (Asiad) right here.
The present Southeast Asian Video games males’s lengthy bounce champion and record-holder is hoping to seek out that additional spring in his legs not solely to win a medal in Asiad athletics however to fulfill the qualifying leap for subsequent 12 months’s Olympics in Paris as properly.
The nationwide boxing workforce took an enormous blow to the chin when Nesthy Petecio, a silver medalist within the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, was eradicated by a taller foe from the medal race on Saturday.
One other Olympic silver medalist, additionally confronted with a rangier opponent, made certain his personal bid would go on.
Carlo Paalam lower down Kyrgyzstan’s Uulu Munarbek Seiitbek to dimension within the 57-kilogram (kg) division of males’s boxing, hammering out a 4-1 victory to advance to the quarterfinals within the Asian Video games right here in Hangzhou, China.
HANGZHOU, China—Strolling out of the Hangzhou Gymnasium hall following a failed Olympic qualifying bid, Nesthy Petecio’s resolve solely acquired strengthened regardless of going through a harder street forward.
“I’m not but accomplished. The struggle continues and I’ll come out of this much more motivated,’’ stated Petecio in Filipino after she acquired proven the door in ladies’s boxing on the nineteenth Asian Video games.