“We have tapped new athletes purely for exposure, but we still ended up with good results,’’ sabi ni Pi­li­pi­nas Sepak Takraw Association Inc. president Karen Tanchanco-Caballero.
Phl sepak takraw nag-uwi ng 1 silver at 3 bronze
(Pilipino Star Ngayon) - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Nag-uwi ang Team Philippines ng isang silver at tatlong bronze medals sa katatapos na 2018 King’s Cup Sepak Takraw World Championships na ginanap sa Nakhon Rachasima, Thailand.

Nakatapat ng Nationals ang pinakamahuhusay na  sepak takraw performers mula sa 31 bansa.

“We have tapped new athletes purely for exposure, but we still ended up with good results,’’ sabi ni Pi­li­pi­nas Sepak Takraw Association Inc. president Karen Tanchanco-Caballero.

Inangkin ng women’s team ang silver medal sa pre­mier hoop category, habang ang men’s squad ang pu­mitas ng tatlong bronzes sa pagtersera sa premier hoop, regu at team regu.

“It was a great showing for our sepak takraw pla­yers despite having a new lineup. Again, they made our country proud,’’ wika ni Go For Gold top executive Jeremy Go na sumuporta sa koponan.

Pinamunuan nina seasoned players Rheyjey Ortouste, Ronsited Gabayeron at Emmanuel Escote ang men’s team kasama sina Joshua Gleen Bullo, Alvin Pa­ngan, John Carlo Lee at John John Bobier.

Nasa tropa din na sinuportahan ng Go For Gold at Phi­lippine Sports Commission sina Joeart Jumawan, John Jeffrey Morci­llos, Nestleer Bandivas, Christian George Encabo at Regie Reznan Pabriga.

Noong 2016 edition sa Thailand ay inangkin ng mga Pinoy ang gold medal sa men’s doubles event at da­lawang silver sa team regu at hoop bukod pa ang isang bronze sa regu.

Ang women’s squad ay binubuo nina Mary Melody Taming, Abegail Sinogbuhan, Gelyn Evora, Josefina Maat, Jean Marie Sucalit, Jea Mae Pepito, Jocielle Fer­nandez, Aisa Sabellita, Allyssa Bandoy at Lhaina Lheil Ma­ngubat.

2018 KING’S CUP SEPAK TAKRAW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM PHILIPPINES
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