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EABA : The Amateur Billiard Player : November 1999

The Amateur Billiard Player : November 1999



7th-15th August 1999

Brunei, 14th August 1999 : Praprut Chaithanasakun took his second
gold medal from the 20th South East Asia Games in Brunei when,
in a close final of the individual competition, he overcame Soh Chye
Hian (Singapore) by the deciding game of a best of five contest. A
total of sixteen competitors from eight countries took part in the event.
The 36 year-old Thai had previously teamed up with Udon Khaimuk
to take the pairs gold medal on 10th August, coming back to defeat
Moh Loon Hong and Lee Thye Hong (Malaysia) 3-1 after losing the
opening game. The SEA Games also featured Snooker and two Pool
disciplines in its cue-sports section. Following their victories Praprut
and Udon immediately set off for the Republic of Ireland where they
also hoped to emerge successful in the IBSF Championships

Individual Billiards (150 up)
Semi-final; Praprut (Thailand) 2, Reynaldo
Grandea (Philippines) 1; Soh Chye Hian (Singapore) 2, Luis Saberdo 0. Final;
Praprut 3, Soh Chye Hian 2
Billiards Doubles (150 up)
Semi-finals; Praprut/
Udon (Thailand) 2, Soh Chye Hian/Puan Teik Chong (Singapore) 0. Moh Loon
Hong/Lee Thye Hong (Malaysia) 2, Thanh Long/Ngoc Long (Vietnam) 1. Final;
Praprut/Udon 3, Moh Loon Hong/Lee Thye Hong 1.

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