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  • VIENTIANE, Laos — Former World Cup champions Efren “Bata” Reyes and Django Busta­mante will launch the Philippines’ campaign in billiards Thursday when they compete in the 9-ball pool doubles event of the 25th Southeast Asian Games at the Don Chan Hotel here. Reyes last won in the Southeast Asian Games in 1987 when he took the snooker gold medal while Bustamante will be making his de­but in the biennial event. Reyes and Bustamante gun for the semifinals against Nitiwat Kan­janasri and Surathep Phoochalam of Thailand at 10 a.m in one of four matches in the opening rounds.

    An expected win over the Thai entries will push the fancied RP match pitting Prince Muhtadee Billah and Teo Chee Soon of Bru­nei against Do Hoang Quan and Luong Chi Dung of Vietnam at 4 p.m. Aside from the 9-ball dou­bles, action also gets under way in English Billiards doubles. Reynaldo Grandea and Warren Kiamco take on Praprut Chaitha­nasakun and Thawat Sujarittura­karn of Thailand at 10 a.m.

     

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