Philippines – Filipino prompt craftsmen ruled in the 31st Southeast Asian Games at the Ha Dong Gymnasium, winning their quarterfinal and elimination round matches in all occasions Monday.
Efren “Bata” Reyes opened his bid for a SEA Games gold decoration in the men’s 1-pad carom against Thailand’s Suriya Suwannasingh. The unbelievable sign craftsman had a few discharge failures and followed 1-13 in the initial innings.
Yet, there’s an explanation Reyes is classified “The Magician”. In the twentieth inning, he figured out how to slice his adversary’s lead to four, 22-26. In any case, the two players kept on experiencing errors and by the 30th inning, they were a long ways from the 100-point race, 42-49.
With simply a small bunch of innings left, it seemed as though Reyes was headed to an early exit. He, nonetheless, found his rival, however he likewise took a 57-53 lead and by the 38th inning, expanded it to 60-53.
In his last ball, Reyes helped his lead to 65-56 yet a miss on the two balls gave his rival the benefit and had the crowd as eager and anxious as ever. As the Thai player figured out how to procure two additional focuses, Reyes’ underlying lead was sufficient to push the Filipino symbol through the elimination rounds, 65-58.
Like in the past games, Suwannasingh and, surprisingly, the official requested a photograph with the Reyes. One more Filipino bet in the men’s 1-pad Carom, Francisco Dela Cruz – – Reyes’ kindred bronze medalist in the 2019 SEA Games in a similar class – – is additionally through to the semis subsequent to beating Thailand’s Sompol Saetang. Other Filipino signal craftsmen won their matches to guarantee themselves of basically a bronze award in three distinct classifications.
Carlo Biado and Johann Chua both won their quarterfinal matches, 9-3 and 9-4 individually, to progress in the men’s 9-ball pool singles. As far as concerns her, Rubilen Amit is one bit nearer in guarding her crown as she dominated Vietnam’s Xuan Van Bui, 7-4 in the ladies’ 9-ball pool singles semis. Jefrey Roda began and ended on a good note in the men’s snooker 6-red class.
He started the day with a simple 5-1 success against Thailand’s Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn in the quarterfinals. With little reprieve, Roda equipped back to confront Malaysia’s Keen Hoo Moh in the elimination rounds. In a nail-unpleasant of a match, Roda in the end won 5-4 to progress to the finals, guaranteed of a silver an improvement from his bronze award finish in the 2019 Games.