Author: PTV News

Reaching the Dream: The Pinoy SEA Games Gold Medalists

Of the Filipino athletes who reached the dream of winning a SEA Games gold medal,  Anthony Trenten Beram shines the brightest. The 21 year old track star reached his dream twice. Beram first burned the tracks of the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in the men’s 200 meter run. He followed this up with another scintillating performance in the 400 meter run to emerge as the only Filipino double gold medalist of the 29th Southeast Asian Games. Hurdles Eric Shauwn Cray also gave Team Philippines moment of glory.  The 29 year old Fil-Am won the gold in the men’s 400...

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Pinoy Equestrian Syquia grabs another gold for PH in SEAG

by Arianne Mallare   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Filipino Equestrian Colin John Syquia captured the 23rd gold medal of the team Philippines in the show jumping individual competition held in 3Q Equestrian Centre in Rawang, Malaysia on Monday. Fifteen equestrian riders joined the one-day event including three Filipino riders. One of those was Colin John Syquia, the lone male rider of the team Philippines. In the first round, Syquia was all-effort atop adventure e for three and a half years now. Syquia was careful and watchful with his momentum so not to touch the fence up to the end...

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Watanabe obtained 3rd SEAG Gold Medal Title

by Meg Siozon   MALAYSIA—The 21-year-old Filipino-Japanese Kiyomi Watanabe records her 3rd straight judo gold medal in the 63kg division in the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian Games at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center Hall 1 on Saturday. Watanabe fought with strength, speed and exemplary combat skills to defeat Orapin Senatham of Thailand in just 36 seconds via “Ippon”— a successful delivery of a single move in a judo match. Watanabe expressed her satisfaction in her performance in the 2017 Sea Games “This win is a gift. I promise to do better and train harder,” she said. This is the 3rd...

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Fil-Am BMXer Caluag saves SEAG campaign of PH cycling

by Arianne Mallare Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia – Fil-American rider Daniel Patrick Caluag saved the SEA games medal of the Philippine Cycling team after copping bronze at the men’s BMX cycling finals held on Saturday at the Velodrom Nasional Nilai in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Along with Daniel who wore national tri-colors in the event was his younger brother Christopher John (CJ), wherein they were tested by five other BMXers from Indonesia, Thailand and host Malaysia. As the starting pistol bust, Daniel gives all his power in the pedal to be the leader in the first 84-meter race. However, Indonesian cyclist...

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RP women’s lawn bowls team settled for silver

  by Meg Siozon MALAYSIA—The Philippine women’s lawn bowls team tried to grasp for glory but came out short as they battle it out against the gutsy team from host Malaysia with an 11-to-19 loss in lawn bowls women’s triples event in the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian Games on Thursday, in Bukit Kiara Sports Complex, Malaysia. The Pinay triplets composed of team captain Rosita Bradborn, Rosalyn Greenless and Hazel Jagonoy were stunned in the 9th end as team Malaysia scattered their 7-point advantage made early in the game. Although the national squad tried to outplay the opponent, the Malaysian...

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