World champion gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo, hurdler Eric Shawn Cray and tennis phenom Alex Eala will banner the largest batch of arrivals for Group Philippines in Hanoi on Tuesday with the opening of the thirty first Southeast Asian Video games (SEA) within the Vietnamese capital simply across the nook.
The formidable trio will lead a big wave of athletes, coaches and officers from 10 sports activities the place twin sprinters Kyla and Kayla Richardson, fencer Samantha Kyle Catantan and the glamorous girls’s volleyball team are included.
“We’re able to obtain our athletes and coaches and lengthen the help they want as soon as they arrive right here,’’ mentioned Commissioner Ramon Fernandez of the Philippine Sports activities Fee (PSC).
A complete of 193 athletes, coaches and officers, together with the members of the media, will set foot on the Vietnamese capital along with the PSC employees and the nationwide team secretariat available to facilitate their arrival.
Yulo claimed two gold medals and 5 silvers, putting in him because the Filipino with essentially the most important hoard of medals again within the 2019 SEA Video games in Manila. Becoming a member of Yulo is Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya and therapist Junpei Konno.
The Filipino-American Cray defended his 400-meter hurdles title and set the SEAG file within the occasion previously 4 editions of the biennial meet since 2013 Myanmar, whereas the 16-year-old Eala, debuting for the nationwide team within the Video games, is the No. 2 ranked junior participant on the earth.
Alyssa Valdez, team captain Aby Maraño and Jaja Santiago are the anchors of the PH girls’s spikers who will probably be capturing to complete with not less than a medal beneath the mentorship of Brazilian Jorge Edson Souza de Brito.
A number of SEAG medalist Richard Gonzales and 2018 Youth Olympian Jann Mari Nayre of desk tennis will probably be becoming a member of them in addition to tennis gamers Jeson Patrombon, Francis Casey Alcantara, Deal with Huey and wushu’s Agatha Wong, Daniel Parantac and Divine Wally.
Tracksters on Wednesday
Ladies’s volleyball and males’s volleyball have a complete head depend of 38 gamers and officers whereas gymnastics has 22 athletes and coaches.
Majority of the athletes and officers from badminton (19), bodybuilding (13), fencing (28), desk tennis (17), tennis (12), athletics (8) and wushu (17) will likewise depart from Manila two days previous to the opening ceremony on Thursday together with the PSC medical team (6) and members of the media (12).
Athletes from rowing, chess, kurash, pencak silat, males’s 3×3 basketball, girls’s basketball, golf and triathlon/duathlon arrived over the weekend after entries from kickboxing, handball, males’s and ladies’s soccer have settled in Hanoi.
The principle bulk of observe and area athletes and officers (50) will arrive on Wednesday, together with pole vault Asian file holder Ernest John Obiena. Becoming a member of them are Philippine entries from esports (25), billiards (10), bowling (13), biking (16), golf (2), jujitsu (9) and swimming (3). INQ
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