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Recognition for SEAG, Para Games goldies

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All gold medal winners in both the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) and ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia get a share of the spotlight during the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Awards Night at the Maynila Hall of the Manila Hotel on Feb. 27.

The gold medalists will be recipients of a citation from the country’s oldest media organization headed by president Dodo Catacutan of SPIN.ph during the formal affair presented by MILO and Cignal TV.

Sprint King Trenten Anthony Beram leads the SEA Games awardees, while the Para Games winners are bannered by tracksters Cielo Honasan and Cendy Asusano, and chess player Sander Severino.

All four emerged with multiple gold medals from the two biennial meets held one after the other in the Malaysia capital last August.

Beram won back-to-back golds in the 200m and 400m run, while Honasan, Asusano, and Severino completed a treble in their respective events.

The Filipinos finished sixth overall in the SEA Games with a total of 23 gold medals while the para athletes bagged 20 gold medals to finish fifth in the Para Games.

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