Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times
(c) PSC-POC Media Group

19th Asian Games

Asian Games: Patrick King Perez bags breakthrough bronze for Team PH

Patrick King Perez scored the breakthrough for Team Pilipinas at the 19th Asian Games by clinching a coveted bronze medal in the men’s individual poomsae event.

This remarkable achievement marked the first podium finish for the Philippine contingent at continental meet.

Perez, a 23-year-old athlete with a Southeast Asian Games gold medal to his name, showcased his prowess despite encountering a setback in the semifinals against Ma Yunzhong, representing Chinese Taipei on Sunday at the Lin’an Sports and Culture Exhibition Centre in Hangzhou, China.

Perez’s performance was nothing short of spectacular, as he executed a nearly flawless routine in the recognized category, earning him a commendable score of 7.640 points.

In the freestyle segment, he continued to impress, amassing 6.180 points.

On the other side of the competition, Ma secured a total of 7.450 points. His standout performance featured an impressive 8.000 score in the recognized act and a strong 6.900 in the freestyle sequence.

Perez’s journey to the podium began with a victory over Souksavanh Chanthilath of Laos in the round of 16.

He then faced off against Nepal’s Prem Bahadur Limbu in the quarterfinals, where he delivered another stellar routine and earned a score of 7.560 points, firmly cementing his well-deserved bronze medal position.

Hailing from De La Salle University and proudly representing the Green Jins in the UAAP, Perez’s outstanding performance set the stage for a thrilling semifinal showdown with Ma.

Meanwhile, ocel Lyn Ninobla, in her quest for success, encountered tough competition and, unfortunately, did not advance to the quarterfinals.

She accumulated a score of 7.560, falling just short of South Korean competitor Cha Yeaeun, who secured a score of 7.680.

#ReadMore  Choco Mucho's stand falls short vs Zhetysu, enters AVC Club QF winless

Grew to appreciate various sports from tennis to judo. True-maroon kiddo since the new millennium. Fanboy. Singer. Occasional sports writer.

You May Also Like


For carving out a place in history following the last Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Gilas Pilipinas will experience a special moment during the...

19th Asian Games

It’s back to the grind now nearly a month after writing history. Members of the Gilas team that struck gold in the 19th Asian...

19th Asian Games

Chris Newsome cherishes his deep friendship with Gilas Pilipinas teammates CJ Perez and Calvin Oftana after the journey they had this year with the...

19th Asian Games

Justin Brownlee failing a doping test in Hangzhou won’t have any effect on the country’s victory in the men’s 5-on-5 basketball competition at the...

19th Asian Games

In an unexpected turn of events, Gilas Pilipinas’ Justin Brownlee has found himself embroiled in a doping scandal following the team’s triumphant gold medal...

19th Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas assistant coach Richard Del Rosario believes that organizations from the private sector have a big role to play in the growth of...

19th Asian Games

Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) National Team Commission chairperson Tony Boy Liao shed light on why a women’s team was not sent to participate...

19th Asian Games

Following its successful broadcast of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, the country’s leading pay television provider Cignal TV delivered world-class, innovative coverage of...