67-year-old Filipino athlete Efren Reyes finished the one-band carom event at SEA Games 31 with a bronze medal after losing to Nguyen Tran Thanh Tu in the semi-final round this afternoon, May 18.
Semi-final match between Efren Reyes and Thanh Tu will have nothing to do with expertise when the Filipino hand is a legend of Pool content. Meanwhile, the host country hand specializes in Carom content and has also attended the World Cups in the 3-band content.
Thanh Tu asked permission to take pictures with billiards legend Efren Reyes
However, with the “witch” Reyes continued to represent the Philippines to attend another SEA Games and won the bronze medal, which is considered a victory for the Philippines. hand was 67 years old. But the biggest medal of all is the fact that he left a beautiful image in the eyes of billiards fans in Vietnam. A simple legend, sociable and also very funny.
The commentator of the Minh Dien Billiards site also had to exclaim when watching the match: “When he stepped on the field to compete at the SEA Games in the content of Carom, it was a victory in the hearts of the fans. As for having the victory. It’s too difficult for him at this point in time with Vietnam’s Carom fighters.”
“Witch” Efren Reyes on the field is considered his victory in the eyes of the fans
Even my hand Nguyen Tran Thanh Tu also expressed his admiration and asked to take a picture with one of the legends in billiards world: “I really respect Mr. Reyes because he is one of the famous gamblers in the world. I have known him before but this is the first time seeing him in the flesh and getting to meet him at a SEA Games”, Thanh Tu shared after the match.