2021 Tokyo Olympian Tracker - Cris Nievarez | Philstar.com

Team Philippines Athlete Tracker at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics


Cris Nievarez


Rowing chief preaches optimism after Nievarez's Tokyo Olympics performance

For Philippines Rowing Association President Patrick Gregorio, Nievarez's promising career is only beginning.

Rowing's Nievarez on high with his Olympic showing

Though only 23rd out of 32 competitors, Cris Nievarez is going home on a high with his Tokyo Games experience that he’s sure would make him a better rower moving forward.

Despite podium being out of reach, Nievarez rows way to Finals D of men's single sculls

As the rowing category moved to its finals event, the 2019 Southeast Asian games gold medalist could end his first Olympic appearance between the 19th and 24th spots.

Rower Nievarez out of Olympic medal contention

Nievarez, who earned an outright berth to the quarterfinals after finishing third in his heat last Friday, clocked 7:50.57 for fifth place. He was a good 34 seconds off of third placer Mindaugas Griskonis of Lithunia.

Triumph of spirit for Nievarez, rowing team after impressive Olympic debut

For the whole Philippine rowing team, it’s a triumph of the spirit as young bet Cris Nievarez assured himself of at least the quarterfinals in his Olympic debut under difficult circumstances.
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