IN PHOTOS: #PinoyPride lives on at SEA Games
The Philippines may have performed far below what they showed at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, but what the Filipino medalists achieved at the Vietnam Games cannot be ignored.
Here are some of the athletes who have presented themselves for the Three Stars and the Sun over the past two weeks.
Hidilyn Diaz celebrates her gold medal in the women’s 55kg weightlifting competition at the 31st SEA Games 31 in Hanoi, Vietnam in May 2022. Luong Thai Linh, EPA-EFE
Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena competes at the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo of PSC/POC pool.
Filipina Agatha Wong competes in the Southeast Asian Games women’s taijijian event on May 15, 2022 at Cầu Giấy Sporting Hall in Hanoi, Vietnam. Wong earned the country’s 13th gold medal at regional games. ABS-CBN News
Chloe Isleta celebrates her gold medal in backstroke. Photo by Philippine Swimming Inc. Facebook page
Francine Padios performs during the women’s SENI (artistic) Tunggal (single) final of Pencak Silat events at the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam on May 11, 2022. Luong Thai Linh, EPA-EFE
Kayla Anise Richardson Maico celebrates her gold medal after the women’s 100m final of the SEA Games track and field events in Hanoi, Vietnam, May 18, 2022. Luong Thai Linh, EPA-EFE
John Chua. PSC Photo
Carlos Yulo poses with his medals on the podium after winning the individual all-around and taking second place in the team competition of artistic gymnastics events at the 31st SEA Games 31 in Hanoi, Vietnam, May 13, 2022. Luong Thai Linh, EPA-EFE
Rubilen Amit. PSC/POC media
Eric Cray celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men’s 400m hurdles final during the 31st SEA Games at My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi on May 17, 2022. Ye Aung Thu, AFP
Vanessa Palomar Sarno of the Philippines competes in the women’s weightlifting 71kg event during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Hanoi May 21, 2022. Sarno won the second gold medal of the Philippines in weightlifting at the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam. Photo by Ye Aung Thu, AFP
Filipino Efren Reyes competes against Vietnamese Tran Quyet Chien in a men’s 3-cushion pool event during the 31st SEA Games at Ha Dong Gymnasium in Hanoi on May 19, 2022. Nhac Nguyen, AFP