Philippine Dragon Boat Team wins four medals |Cobra Paddlers at the 11th IDBF, Hungary

By: DiversityHuman in Sports

Philippine Dragon Boat Team wins four medals |Cobra Paddlers at the 11th IDBF, Hungary


The Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) team won four (4) medals in the 11th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Dragon Boat Championship in Hungary last July 24 to 28.

The team won in four categories:

1. silver in the 500-meter mixed premier standard boat
2. silver in the 200-meter women’s small boat category
3. bronze for the 500-meter women’s small boat
4. bronze for the 200-meter mixed premier standard boat

The Filipino paddlers are very proud of their performance and for being part of the Top 5 after facing the dragonboat powerhouses from Canada, China, Australia and the US. On behalf of Cobra Energy Drink, senior brand manager Jef Mendoza congratulated the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation for their win.

“The determination and resilience of the Cobra PDBF team is what brought them to place in the World Championship, bagging four medals. We are proud to be part of their success, and the team has proven that perseverance truly does pay off,” said Jef Mendoza.

The women's dragon boat tournament in Hungary is also the debut of the first Philippine women’s delegation for an international event.




Posted by on 06 Aug 2013

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