Cray, Beram banner Asiad athletics squad

first_imgFilipino-American speed demon Eric Cray —PHOTO BY RAFFY LERMASprinter Trenten Beram and hurdler Eric Cray have been seeded to the Philippine track and field team bound for the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.The Southeast Asian Games gold medalists banner the 18-man athletics squad forwarded by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) for approval.ADVERTISEMENT View comments LATEST STORIES Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trialcenter_img Joining them in the Aug. 18 to Sept. 2 meet are former Asian long jump queen Marestella Torres-Sunang, decathlete Aries Toledo, triple jumper Harry Diones, marathoner Mary Joy Tabal and 800-meter specialist Marco Vilog.Patafa secretary general Renato Unso said Beram and Cray earned automatic spots based on their gold- or silver-medal feats in last year’s SEA Games in Malaysia, or records equivalent to fifth overall in Asia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownBeram is the reigning men’s 200m and 400m champion in the SEA Games while Cray, the record-holder in the men’s 400m hurdles, won his pet event for the third consecutive time in Kuala Lumpur last year.Other athletes recommended by Patafa but must secure clearances from the POC are long jumper Janry Ubas, Jomar Udtohan and Anfernee Lopena in the men’s 4x100m relay, Francis Medina (400m hurdles), Clinton Kingsley Bautista (110m hurdles) and Edgardo Alejan and Michael del Prado in the 4x400m relay. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Calimag, Batang Gilas unfazed of France and NBA prospect Hayes 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinalast_img read more