MANILA, Philippines—Efren “Bata” Reyes was denied entry within the gold medal spherical after dropping to residence guess Tranh Thanh Tu Nguyen in males’s 1-cushion carom Wednesday on the thirty first Southeast Asian Video games in Vietnam.
Reyes, extensively thought to be the best participant within the sport, didn’t capitalize on quite a few possibilities as Tranh pulled away shortly.
The loss ended Reyes’ bid to make the finals the place he would’ve been given a shot to say a primary gold because the 1987 Jakarta SEA Video games.
Reyes, 67, additionally completed with the bronze in 2019 in Manila.
Francisco Dela Cruz additionally completed with a bronze for the Philippines in the identical occasion after falling to a different Vietnamese.
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