HANGZHOU, China—Patrick Coo recovered from an early crash earlier than getting again on observe to say the bronze medal in BMX biking within the nineteenth Asian Video games.
The 21-year-old former Asian junior champion handed the Philippines its seventh bronze medal on Sunday that went together with pole vaulter EJ Obiena’s gold medal and sanda fighter Arnel Mandal’s silver.
Coo fell off his bike within the first run and completed final, however swung again in competition over the subsequent two races to qualify within the finals of the high-velocity race held on the Chun’an Jieshou Sports activities Centre BMX Course.
Born and raised in Bellflower, California, Coo checked in third within the medal contest in 39.076 seconds behind gold winner Asuma Nakai of Japan (37.542) and Thailand’s Komet Sukprasert (38.478).
Daniel Caluag, the 2014 Asian Video games champion in Incheon, South Korea, additionally certified within the finals however arrived sixth in 40.433.
Coo admits that Caluag has grow to be his inspiration since watching the latter race within the 2012 London Olympics.