Thursday, December 4, 2008

A bowling genius.

I'm not big bowling fan, but i am so proud of our very own Paeng Nepomuceno for being one of the Top 100 best coaches of the world and the only one from ASIA. For those who have no idea who he is and why would he be one of the best here's something worth reading:

Rafael "Paeng" Nepomuceno is a Filipino and he is a 6-Time World Bowling Champion and is acknowledged as the greatest international bowler in the history of the said sport. He bagged the World Cup of Bowling for four times in three different decades! just imagine that! Whew!

He has 118 bowling titles! oh yes 118! he's been in Guinness book of world records for so many times! here's just a few of those titles:

  • Bowling World Cup champion (Northern Ireland) Paeng's 4th World Cup,November 1996
  • The Landmark Santa Claus Open Champion, Victor's Superbowl, Singapore, Nov. 9, 1997
  • Asian Bowling tour (Inaugural Leg Champion), Malysian Masters Cup. MARCH,1998
  • Genting World Highlands International Open Masters Champion , Malaysia, June 1998.
  • FIQ Asian Zone Gold Medal in All Events, Taiwan, Chnese Taipeh, July,1998.
  • World Tenpin Masters championship in London, England March 7, 1999
  • Philippine Sportswriters Association Athlete of the Century
  • Thailand Masters Cup Champion, Asian Bowling Tour, August, 2001,
  • Philippine Sportwriters Association Athlete of the Millennium
  • Korea Open Masters champion, Pre Asian Games Storm Cup,Busan, Korea, Ocotber 2002
  • Asian Games Gold medal in Doubles event with RJ Bautista, Busan, South Korea, Oct. 4, 2002
  • 10th AMBA-PEPSI Open Masters title in Gameworx in Festival Mall Alabang, Philippines
  • South Pacific Classic Champion, Melbourne, Australia, October 2007

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cherryfe said...

was here today, i have a tag 4u.

Carnation said...

for a long time i have not heard about paeng. he was a player way back when i was still in HS and college. he is indeed great and we should really be proud of him

aybi said...

thanks for the award cherry!

Carnation, He is indeed the best right? Love our own!

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