ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan-- Dance instructors German Enriquez and Maria Danella Renee Publico secured a
silver medal together with cue master Rubilen Amit on the penultimate day of competitions in the 5th
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
Enriquez and Publico scored 30 points in the Viennese waltz event in dancesport while Amit lost
her gold-medal encounter with China’s Chen Siming, 7-5, in women’s 10-ball pool singles.
Japan’s Tomomi and Takeshi Yamamoto ruled the event with 32.291 points and Macau’s Vong Weng Lam
and Tam Ka Pan copped the bronze (28.167pts).
Bowlers Krizziah Lyn Tabora, Liza Del Rosario, Marian Lara Posadas and Marie Alexis Sy were also
guaranteed of a silver after beating China in the women’s team of four semifinals .
They rolled 780 points to overcome the 737 pinfalls of China’s quartet of Yang Liyan, Zhang
Yuhong, Zhang Chunli and Peng Rui. The PH women’s bowling team faces South Korea’s Jung Dawun, Kim
Moonjeong, Baek Seungja and Hong Hae Ni in the finals on Wednesday.
International masters Paulo Bersamina and Jan Emmanuel Garcia likewise are preparing for a
gold-medal face-off against China’s Wei Yu and Xu Yinglun in the men’s rapid team under-23. They downed
Maksat Atabayev and Yusup Atabayev of host Turkmenistan in the semifinals.
Amit immediately grabbed the lead after three sets but Chen, a former 10-ball world champion
like the Filipino cue artist, managed to gain control on the seventh frame.
Overall, the Philippines is running 18th among 65 countries with two gold, 11 silver and 12