Mediocrity has no place in 2018 asiad

first_imgA total of 23 gold medalists from last year’s Kuala Lumpur SEA Games are assured of spots in the Aug. 18 to Sept. 2 multi-sport continental meet.The list includes double-gold medalist Trenten Beram of athletics, Gilas Pilipinas basketball team and men’s ice hockey squad.“We want to make sure that every athlete can contend for medals,’’ said Camacho.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe POC approved Camacho’s proposal that athletes who didn’t nab either gold or silver from the SEA Games would stay home.There were 34 silver and 63 bronze medalists from the KL meet. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson The 18th Asian Games in Indonesia is not a playground for athletes wanting to gain experience.Philippine chef de mission Julian Camacho has made sure national sports associations won’t be sending tourists even as he got assurance from the Philippine Olympic Committee that only gold and silver medalists from the Southeast Asian Games could book a ticket.ADVERTISEMENT Atos, Jucutan dominate Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ View comments LATEST STORIES Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals MOST READcenter_img Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Camacho, however, is not closing the door on the bronze medalists and other athletes who aspire to compete in the 45-nation Asiad set in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang.“From now until the deadline (for submission of lineups), they have to show their worth by figuring prominently in Asian-level tournaments,’’ said Camacho.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Conelast_img read more