Philippines to send around 400 athletes to Hangzhou Asian Games

MANILA (Xinhua): The Philippines is to send around 400 athletes to the 19th Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham Tolentino said on Tuesday (May 23).

Tolentino told a forum that the POC has started making the list of athletes to compete in the Asian Games scheduled from Sept 23 to Oct 8.

The Philippines finished fifth in the 32nd South-East Asian Games in Cambodia, garnering 58 gold, 85 silver and 117 bronze medals with 840 athletes to the sub-regional sports competition.

Tolentino said that the Philippines wants to keep up the winning streak in the forthcoming Asian Games.

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