December 9, 2022


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SEA Games: Carlo Biado, Johann Chua set up all-Filipino 9-ball final

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Carlo Biado and Johann Chua at the pool table. Photo by Denison Dalupang/INQUIRER

FILE PHOTO–Carlo Biado and Johann Chua at the pool table. Picture by Denison Dalupang/INQUIRER

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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