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Pinoy Athletes to participate in the 16th Asian Games (Asiad)

Posted in Sports on October 1, 2010 by mariafatimareyes

President Hu lights torch of 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games (Photo taken from the Official Website of the 16th Asian Games//

More than 200 world-class Filipino athletes will be participating in the 16th Asian Games to be held in Guangzhou, China next month. They will be competing with athletes from other countries for titles in different types of sports which will include swimming, basketball, billiards, boxing, taekwondo, and judo among others. Some of the prominent names and medal hopefuls in the delegation are Marestella Torres (athletics), Miguel Molina (swimming), Nathaniel Padilla (shooting), the ageless John Baylon (judo), Doha Asian Games medalist Marna Pabillore and Noel Espinosa (karatedo), and world champions Efren “Bata” Reyes, Dennis Orcollo, Roberto Gomez (billiards). Through this competition, the Filipinos once again are given the chance to show the world what they’ve got. Kudos to all the participants. Mabuhay ang galing ng pinoy!

To know more about the Filipino athletes and the 16th Asian Games, check out the following articles and sites: