PH paddlers strike gold in world championships

first_imgGov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Filipino paddlers, featuring Ojay Fuentes and Hermie Macaranas, topped the 10-seater senior mixed 500-meter race in two minutes and seven seconds in convincingly beating powerhouse Hungary by a full boat under sunny skies.The Hungarians checked in almost four seconds slower (2:11.36) to settle for the silver medal while host United States placed third after arriving a split second later. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissDrummer Patricia Bustamante led the cadence while steerer Maribeth Caranto efficiently navigated the Filipinos to a triumphant finish in the same event where they went home with a bronze medal in the previous world championships two years ago in Moscow, Russia.The present time of the Filipino paddlers, whose trip was supported by thePhilippine Sports Commission and Go For Gold, broke the winning clocking of the Russians by two seconds in 2016. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Alvarez and Triple G promise knockout of a fight Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption GAINESVILLE, Georgia—The Philippines got off to a rousing start on the world stage with a shiny gold medal in the 2018 ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)01:25SEA Games: PH dancesport plucks 5 gold medals in standard events01:05SEA Games: Agatha Wong defends wushu title, scores 2nd gold for PH02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Other members of the winning squad from the Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragonboat Federation were Mark Frias, Reymart Nevado, John Paul Selencio, Oliver Manaig and lady paddlers Raquel Almencion, Rosalyn Esguerra, Rhea Rhoa and Christine Talledo.With 16 of the best dragonboat countries participating, the Pinoy paddlers are going for a second gold medal on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in the 10-seater men’s 200m.ThankThey captured three gold medals during the 2016 world championships in Russia.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments LATEST STORIESlast_img read more