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SEA Games affirms Centeno as future of PH billiards, says Amit

Dec 13, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Former world pool champion Rubilen Amit says Zamboanga City native Chezka Centeno is the rightful heir to the Philippine billiards throne

POOL PHENOMS. Billiards stars Rubilen Amit (left) and Chezka Centeno team up for the gold in the SEA Games 9-ball doubles. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Amit, Centeno blank Indonesian duo for 9-ball doubles gold

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:44 PM

After copping a gold each in singles play, Rubilen Amit and Chezka Centeno team up to rule the women’s 9-ball doubles

DOUBLE GOLD. Rubilen Amit and Chezka Centeno pick up their second gold. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Amit trumps Centeno, cops SEA Games 9-ball gold

Dec 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

Rubilen Amit walks away with the 9-ball gold this time after succumbing to Chezka Centeno in the women's 10-ball finals

COMEBACK FASHION. Rubilen Amit comes back from a two-rack deficit to topple compatriot Chezka Centeno. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Amit proud of Centeno, even though loss pained her

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

This one is a loss that is as heartbreaking as they come

GOLD-SILVER. Chezka Centeno (R) and Rubilen Amit of the Philippines celebrate after winning gold and silver medals, respectively, in the women's 9-ball singles event of the 29th Southeast Asian Games. Photo from PSC-POC Media

Centeno stuns veteran Amit for back-to-back women's 9-ball pool gold

Aug 27, 2017 - 4:21 PM

The 18 year old Centeno comes back from a 2 5 deficit to beat her idol in women s 9 ball pool singles for the second consecutive SEA Games

BACK-TO-BACK 1-2 FINISH. Chezka Centeno (R) wins gold and defeats her idol Rubilen Amit in women's 9-ball pool singles for the second straight SEA Games. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Pinoy billiards shooters aim for SEA Games golden harvest

Jul 10, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Billiards has long been a source of medals for the Philippines It will likely be a similar story in Kuala Lumpur

CUES UP. Rubilen Amit, a two-time women's world 10 Ball champion, will represent the Philippines in the 9 Ball event. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Filipinos Chua, Centeno win big in Asian pool tournaments

Nov 19, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Johann Chua becomes the second straight Filipino to win the All Japan Championship while 16 year old Chezka Centeno becomes the youngest Filipino world champion

Centeno claims gold over Amit in All-PH women’s 9-ball singles

Jun 09, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Chezka Centeno defeats fellow Filipina athlete Rubilen Amit as the Philippines earns a gold and silver from the women s 9 ball singles event

CORNER POCKET. Chezka Centeno topped her compatriot Rubilen Amit to win gold. Photo from Centeno's Facebook

Amit to face Centeno in all-PH women's 9-ball singles final

Jun 08, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Rubilen Amit dominates Myanmar in the semifinal to guarantee a 1 2 finish for the Philippines at the Southeast Asian Games

FINALS BOUND. Rubilen Amit assures the Philippines of a 1-2 finish in women's 9-ball singles at the 2015 SEA Games. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PH's Centeno advances to Women’s 9-ball pool final

Jun 08, 2015 - 3:26 PM

The Philippines is a step closer to obtaining another gold in the 28th Southeast Asian Games

IN PHOTOS: All Philippine gold medal wins at 2015 SEA Games

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:10 PM

View photos of all 29 of the Philippines gold medal wins at the 28th Southeast Asian Games

Gilas Cadets celebrate their 17th SEA Games basketball gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters