MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines secured a absolutely sure gold medal in pool at the 31st Southeast Asian Games immediately after Carlo Biado and Johann Chua on Tuesday arranged an all-Filipino remaining in men’s 9-ball singles.
Biado barged into the final spherical following repeating above Singapore ace Aloysius Yapp, 9-7, in the semifinal at Ha Dong Gymnasium in Vietnam.
The 38-calendar year-aged Biado also defeat Yapp, 13-8, to earn the prestigious US Open up title in September of very last 12 months in comeback fashion.
Chua, meanwhile, experienced a fairly easier time in the semis immediately after turning back again a further Singaporean in Lian Han Toh, 9-3.
Biado and Chua have been companions in the men’s 9-ball doubles occasion in the 2019 Games in Manila where by they concluded with the bronze medal.
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