Sato bags two crowns in CCCI badminton-A A +A
Monday, September 30, 2013
OLIVER Sato won two championships for the Cebu People’s Cooperative as he topped the Mixed and Men’s Doubles event of the 2013 Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCCI) Badminton Tournament in the MetroSports Badminton Courts last Saturday.
Sato teamed up with Joan Francisco to win the gold medal over Taiheyo’s Brian Tanudra and Ma. Socorro Genarais in the mixed doubles finals. He got his second with Lyric Roma also against Tanudra and Percival Barayuga.
Graphic Star’s Jimmy Wu and Rose Pedrosa won the bronze medal in mixed doubles, while Kenneth Quiñanola and Ruhneb Cabura got third in the men’s doubles.
The women’s doubles title went to Cherry Mae Sepulveda and Jessia Aguila of Gothong Southern.
Sepulveda and Aguila defeated Christy Zusette Bejano and Vanessa Bahian of Vicsal Dep’t Corp, while Shelley Grace Chan and Dannie Mae Cabase got third place.
According to Felix Tiukinhoy Jr., chairman of the CCCI sports committee, the tournament attracted 35 teams.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on October 01, 2013.