19.12.09

LAOS, thank you!

I'm very proud of Team Philippines.

The biggest and much awaited sporting event in the region has concluded yesterday. Though Team Philippines was out of the Top 3 again, there are still something to crow about.

I am loath to admit this, but the handling of the training programs of our athletes has been so half-assessed; add to that, the national team lack lacks funding from this fnckin' government. But, these not became a hindrance for Team Philippines to do well in this SEA Games edition.

Our athletes were able to pulled off a modest, yet, very surprising finish in the 25th Southeast Asian Games. Behind its 38 gold medal output, Team Philippines finished fifth over-all, only trails fourth running Team Malaysia by 2 golds and 5 behind third running Team Indonesia. Ten time champion Team Thailand led the pack by amassing a total of 86 gold medals, just a mere 3 gold medals from second placer, Team Vietnam.

The RP water polo team clinches our first medal, which is a SILVER, after scoring a 13-8 win over Team Indonesia. (FACT: This is our third consecutive water polo silver medal in SEA Games)

The hot hot hot trio of Camille Alarilla, Janice Lagman and Rani Ortega gave the Philippines its first GOLD by ruling the Woman's Poomsae event. (FACT: The trio were the winner of the recent Fourth World Championship held in Cairo. Very impressive!)

Our most prolific medal earner is no other than Miguel Molina which handed us 6 medals --- 2 golds, 3 silvers and 1 bronze medals. Applause applause!

Also worth mentioning are Filipino double gold winners golfer Chihiro Ikeda, cue artist Rubilen Amit and tennis player Cecil Mamiit.

I want to salute ALL the athletes - who delivered a medal or not - for putting up a good fight in Vientiane. We are very very proud of you!

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Maraming maraming salamat Laos for staging an excellent Games. I've got to say that you exceeded all my expectations. Kudos!

Goodbye and see you at the 26th SEA Games in Indonesia on 2011.

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Tomorrow until Tuesday will be an overkill for me. (No) Thanks to my make-up duties which will completely savage me. For three straight days, my duty will start from 7am to 11pm. YES, a total of 16 hours per day. Oohh! This is so haggard-ing.

:|.poOt!

37 comments:

jasonhamster said...

o ayan pareng poot ako ang base!!!

go team philipines

o mapanghi na d2. nand2 na ko ahhahaha

jasonhamster said...

o kamusta na pareng Poot!!!


tambling tambling!!!

Fr. Felmar Castrodes Fiel, SVD said...

proud din ako sa pinoy players natin!

mabuhay ang pinas!

mabuhay ang pasko!

merry christmas poot at hamster (na naka-first base dito)!

yhen said...

wow... galing talaga ng pinoy...

proud to be one...

happy holidays poot...

yngat jan ok...

GBU!

richard said...

di ako updated nyan a.. but, good to hear that. you're right, our players lacks support from the government. and yeah, frickin' government...

Chyng said...

applause for the players! partida di maciado nakakuha support yan from govt, but still..

sarap tingnan ng list ng countries.. sarap punatahn isa isa! Ü

The Nomadic Pinoy said...

I'm happy and proud that they did their best notwithstanding the lack of funding and support. Taas noo pa rin silang uuwi ng Pilipinas.

Ax said...

not bad. okay na yan, next year, hope that more pinoys would be discovered not just in sports but in other areas.

m2mtripper said...

Sa palagay ko mas naging okay sana ang ranking natin kung hindi hinaluan ng politika ng mga nasa pwesto ang pagpapadala ng atleta sa Laos.

Yung mga cyclists lang natin e.

Hay...

.pOot! said...

hi pareng jason!

haha you're back. bakit ang tagal mong nawala? pumanghi tuloy yung blog mo. lolz.

.pOot! said...

hi father fiel!

yeah. we are proud of them!

//: MERRY CHRISTMAS FATHER!

.pOot! said...

hi ate yhen!

with the proper support, we can excel in any fields.

ingat ka din po dyan. merry christmas!

.pOot! said...

hi richard!

a newbie here, right?

i hope that the next president will also put attention on our sports program. we are lagging behind our neighboring countries. //

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

.pOot! said...

hi ate chyng!

yah. for the performance they showed in vientiane, dapat silang iclap-clap. hehe.

//: hmp. oo nga. parang very inviting ang mga places na ito.

.pOot! said...

hi kuya nomad!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

yeah. at sila'y ating sasalabungin with a warm welcome.

.pOot! said...

hi kuya ax!

sana nga kuya. sana nga.

MERRY CHRISTMAS pala.

.pOot! said...

hi kuya tripper!

i also heard about that. sayang. sayang yung 13 medals na pwede pa nating makuha dun. accdg to bitbit, pwede pa siyang makakuha ng golds in 3 events. sayang talaga!

Allen said...

nakakadisappoint lang how a powerhouse team like us landed on a mere 5th. We are deteriorating. Ano ba yan. tsk tsk.

When we first joined the SEA Games, we bagged the 2nd spot agad. Tapos eto....? tsk tsk

Happy holidays!

KRIS JASPER said...

Merry Christmas .poot!

blak3nwayt said...

okay na rin kahit papaano.
hindi naman tayo nagmukhang loser!

better luck next time na lang
pero sa pagkakataong yun tayo naman ang no.1! hakhak!

at please wag na alisin ang basketball!

maligayang pasko!

ANENG said...

go mga pinoy.. di tayo "LAOS".. sila yon. haha.

hi kya poot!!! makikigulo! first time ko po dito.. favor naman.. goal ko pong magka100 followers.. pa-help! ;) thanks..

ANIMUS said...

Hey jUb. Uhm. Matgal tgal ulit aq bgo nag bl0gger. Uhm. Im still and will forever b pr0ud that im a filipin0. Happy holidays!ü

Mr. Nonsense said...

teka...tinesting ba sila for performance drugs ? o takot din sila sa needle tulad ni pacman?

marvz said...

I salute the athletes for their effort, but to be honest--I was really disappointed Malaysia even beat us. The inconsistency that we show in the rankings every 2 years really sucks...... but I'm not blaming the athletes. di sila nagkulang~~~~

PUSANG-kalye said...

I salute the athletes for their effort, but to be honest--I was really disappointed Malaysia even beat us. The inconsistency that we show in the rankings every 2 years really sucks...... but I'm not blaming the athletes. di sila nagkulang~~~~

pinkdiaries said...

happy new year .poot!!! :-)

PUSANG-kalye said...

New Year's Day is every man's birthday. Happy New Year Everyone.....

jasonhamster said...

happy newyear sa yo pareng poot!!!

wohooo!!!

.pOot! said...

hi allen!

yeah. traditionally, we are the 3rd strongest powerhouse. but, these last two games we're out of the top 3. WTF. what's happening to us? ampucha kasi tong gobyerno natin, di pagtuunan ng pansin ang sports. hai.

.pOot! said...

hi kuya KJ!

Happy 2010 Kuya KJ. I hope you're fine there. BTW, where did you spent the holidays?

.pOot! said...

hi blak!

Sana nga next time ay tayo naman ang over-all champion. Oh, day dreaming. Haha. Sana lucky para sa'tin ang Semarang, Indonesia. Accdg to Pareng Wiki, that will be the venue of the 26th edition, together with another city (?) in Indonesia. Bandung yata.

Happy 2010 Blak!

.pOot! said...

Hi Aneng!

Wow naman. Sa tinagal-tagal ko dito sa blogger, ikaw lang ang tumawag sakin ng Kuya Poot. But, I like it. I'm all smiles. I felt like I became more mature. Thanks!

Happy 2010!

.pOot! said...

Hi Mark!

I love it. "I will be forever proud to be a Filipino". Naks! Pinoys are also proud of having you. Naks naks! Haha.

Happy 2010!

.pOot! said...

Hi Mr. Nonsense!

Yun ang hindi ko alam... Haha!

Very happy holidays, Kuya!

.pOot! said...

Hi Kuya Pusa!

I agree. We must not blame the athletes. I know that they've done their best to bring honor and pride back home. But instead, let's blame the sport programs made by the government. I think it is half-assessed all this time. Fnck POC and PSC! Grrr.

.pOot! said...

Hi Ate Pink!

Happy 2010 din Ate Pink! Wish you all the best this year.

Mwah!

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