PH bowlers capture silver, bronze medals in Asian Youth tilt

first_imgDA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew MOST READ Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles The PBF, which has Hall of Famers Bong Coo and Paeng Nepomuceno onboard, hired mental skills coach Marcus Manolo to complement technical coaches Biboy Rivera and Jojo Canare.Tan seized a bronze later on in the boys’ all events, putting together 3,860 in a thrilling showdown on the lanes against eventual gold performer Ong of Singapore (4,103) and silver medalist Muhammad Hafiz (3,933) of Malaysia. Tan, a national team mainstay, grabbed a silver medal after joining forces with Kenzo Umali, Kayle Abad and Patrick Nuqui in the boys’ team of four.READ: PH’s Merwin Tan captures gold in 2019 Asian Youth bowling tiltFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThey accumulated a combined output of 4,996 in six games behind Singapore’s quartet of Brandon Ong, Eugene Yeo, Xavier Teo and Jomond Chia, who rolled a total of 5,123 pinfalls.“This is the first time that we have brought a mental coach to a tournament and he has helped our bowlers overcome pressure,’’ said Alex Lim, chair of the PBF’s youth committee. Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Jiu-jitsu ace Annie Ramirez clinches gold in emotional win at Abu Dhabi World Pro “The field was pretty tough with seasoned and multi-awarded bowlers coming from powerhouse countries,’’ said Lim, also the PBF treasurer.“To see our bowlers particularly the boys holding their ground and fending off the challenges by rolling their own barrage of spares and strikes was an awesome sight to see,’’ he added.It capped a successful week for the Philippine Bowling Federation which has been investing heavily on its youth programs to bring back the country’s glory days in the sport.“In our current program, we have included days where they do strength and conditioning and sessions with a mental coach to toughen our bowlers, especially during crunch time,’’ said Lim.“But all these will not succeed without the trust and faith of the players themselves on the coaches. In the end, it is the bowlers who must possess the discipline and the drive to excel,’’ added Lim.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess LATEST STORIES Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Coach Biboy Rivera (left) and players Kenzo Umali and Merwin Tan. Behind them are Kayle Abad and Patrick Nuqui.Aside from the skills required to succeed, bowler Merwin Tan showed that mental toughness is an integral part of success.The 19-year-old added two more medals to his collection after winning the boys’ singles during the 20th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships in Sarawak, Malaysia.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess View commentslast_img

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