Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Tokong rules men’s short board surfing in Phuket

SEAG gold medalist John Mark Tokong — PHILIPPINE STAR FILE PHOTO

SOUTHEAST Asian Games (SEAG) gold medalist John Mark Tokong vanquished the waves of Kata Beach as he captured a gold medal in the Phuket Beach Festival 2022 staged over the weekend.

Mr. Tokong, fondly called “Marama,” was a cut above the rest in the men’s short board competition where he struck gold after beating Indonesian Nyoman Satria Mukti by registering 15.30 points, or 1.9 points ahead of the latter.

It was another triumph for the 26-year-old after he struck gold in the 2019 SEA Games in La Union as well as the 25th Siargao International Surfing Cup held the same year.

CASUGAY WINSAnother Filipino, Roger Casugay also made his presence felt as he took home a bronze in men’s long board.

Mr. Casugay is also a SEA Games gold winner and a Pierre de Coubertin Act of Fair Play Awardee of the International Fair Play Committee two years ago.

Phuket Beach Festival 2022 which was sanctioned by the Asian Surf Cooperative, was participated by surfers from the 12 countries in the Asia Pacific region namely host Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Australia, among others. — Joey Villar

Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

Latest

News

The Filipino spirit of giving remains in full force as people prepare for Typhoon Karding which is moving towards the Philippine Area of Responsibility....

Editor’s Pick

Immigration rules are set to be loosened as part of Liz Truss’s mission to boost growth. The Prime Minister is expected to expand the...

News

REUTERS KYIV — The United States warned on Sunday of “catastrophic consequences” if Moscow uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine, after Russia’s foreign minister said...

News

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. — REUTERS SEOUL — South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “untrue” media reports over his remarks threatened...

News

STOCK PHOTO Image by Stefan Schweihofer from Pixabay TOKYO — The British pound tumbled nearly 5% to an all-time low on Monday as investors...

News

Follow us on Spotify BusinessWorld B-Side Nuclear energy has a bad reputation in the Philippines. That the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is unfit and unsafe...

You May Also Like

News

BW FILE PHOTO GROSS BORROWINGS by the National Government reached P2.6 trillion as of end-September as it continued to raise funds to respond to...

News

KARASOLAR.COM TENA, Ecuador — Ecuador’s rainforest Achuar people say their ancestors long dreamed of a “fire canoe” or “electric fish” that would let them...

News

REUTERS By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter The country’s foreign exchange buffers slightly increased as of end-October as the value of the central bank’s...

News

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the mental health of Filipinos across different groups all over the archipelago. From frontline workers, parents balancing...

Disclaimer: Respect Investment.com, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively "The Company") do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

Copyright © 2022 Respect Investment. All Rights Reserved.