SEA Games: Cray strikes gold in 400m hurdles

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Eric Cray of the Philippines competes in the men’s 400-meter hurdles event of the 29th Southeast Asian Games. Cray clocked 50.03 seconds to win the gold medal. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZKUALA LUMPUR — Eric Cray chose to coast along to the finish line despite a Vietnamese competitor and still emerged the men’s 400-meter hurdles champion Tuesday night in the Southeast Asian Games.Holding a big lead at the final turn, the defending champion brushed off the challenge of Quach Cong Lich in the final 50 meters to nail it via thrilling photo finish.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ LATEST STORIES SEA Games: PH booters bow outcenter_img Break new ground Winning start Cray, who hails from Olongapo but lives in Texas, spent the few suspense-filled minutes waiting for the results lying on the track, totally sure that he won the first of his two finals events of the evening.The officials timer showed he clocked 50.03 seconds as against the Vietnamese’s 50.05. It was way off  the 49.40 SEA Games record that he also holds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogCray was probably saving himself as he was to compete later in the 100m dash which he also won two years ago.Another Filipino in the final, Francis Tiaga Medina, also crossed the finish line but on wheelchair as he appeared to have injured his legs. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend A costly, catty dispute finally settled Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) MOST READ View commentslast_img read more


first_imgLook Good Feel GoodWith restrictions on health promotion in the county through the HSE at the moment a local community event is stepping into the breach and doing it for themselves while at the same time raising funds for The Bluestack Foundation, a Donegal based group who support children with special needs and their families.The “Look Good, Feel Good, night” is taking place in Kee’s Hotel Stranorlar this Wednesday April 11th at 8.oopm This is a night of health and beauty with guest speakers from the medical profession, beauty and skincare experts, , benefits of aloe Vera from Forever Living Products and a host of health promotion support groups such as mental health ,arthritis , fibromyalgia, and a group who offer tips and advice for those who may encounter someone suffering chest pains and possibly a heart attack. A fashion walk around from Cuba/Pure clothing and representatives from Slimming world will add to what will be a fun and informative evening and all for only an amazing €5 which includes refreshments! Evelyn Mc Glynn the organiser of the event explains, “We want as many people as possible to join us on the night and support such a worthy charity, but we wanted to keep it very affordable, a great fun night out and costing very little yet maybe learning something new on the night!”Dr.Sally Mullen will deliver the health talk on the night and Helen Kelly will treat us to a motivational talk with an inspirational theme to banish the doom and gloom the recession has placed on us in recent times. For any further information contact EVELYN 087 2246989Tickets are available in Eternal Beauty, Kee’s Hotel beautician or at the door on the night.  ‘LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD’ WITH CHARITY NIGHT AT KEE’S HOTEL was last modified: April 9th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more