PH kickboxing team modest about SEA Games chances

first_imgWhat’s behind the display of Chinese flag in Boracay? Duterte officials’ paranoia is ‘singularly myopic’ The PH kickboxing team is trained by two-time Olympian Donald Geisler and Mark Sangiao of the famed Team Lakay, which has produced wushu and mixed martial arts champions.Expected to give the Filipinos a run for the gold are regional power Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Laos and Vietnam.The national team held its training camp in the high mountains of La Trinidad, Benguet, while also getting foreign exposures in Taiwan and Cambodia, where it just recently arrived.The team is expected to travel back to Baguio for its final weight training before going back to Manila in time for the SEA Games.ADVERTISEMENT NFL invites teams to Colin Kaepernick workout MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “As much as we want to be confident, we also want to be modest. Our assessment for the SEA Games is that everyone would be a medalist,” Chan said during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum on Tuesday at Amelie Hotel Manila.“We hope and pray each and every athlete would be successful in their respective categories. Let’s just focus more on promoting the sport as well as giving these athletes the break [they needed].”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceApart from Chan, among the members of the PH kickboxing team present in the session were Ruel Catalan (57 kg), Karol Maguide (51 kg), Jerry Olsim (69 kg), and Rex De Lara (60 kg) along with boxing coach Glenn Mondol.Completing the squad that will compete in full contact, low kick, and kick light are Jomar Balaguid (54 kg), Jean Claude Saclag (63 kg), and the women duo of Renz Daquel (48 kg) and Gina Iniong (55 kg). Priority legislation in the 18th Congress Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img LATEST STORIES Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Members of the Philippine kickboxing team at the PSA Forum. PSA PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—The Philippine kickboxing team is letting its performance do the talking when it makes its debut in the coming Southeast Asian Games next month.Samahang Kickboxing ng Pilipinas secretary-general Atty. Wharton Chan is managing his expectations but is confident enough that the eight-man Filipino squad competing from Dec. 6 to 10 have what it takes to deliver.ADVERTISEMENT Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Rice industry paralysis Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH PLAY LIST 05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue View commentslast_img

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