Biado, Amit End "Beijing-Miyun" 9-Ball International Championship Campaign Without Gold
Sep. 28, 2018
Sep. 28, 2018
The Philippines' Carlo Biado and Rubilen Amit’s gold medal quest ended on Thursday, September 27, 2018, after they lost in their semifinals of the 2018 China Billiards and Snooker Association (CBSA) "Beijing-Miyun" 9-Ball International Championship being held at the Miyun Youth and Children's Palace, New South Road in Miyun District in Beijing, China.
Biado bowed out to Kong Dejing of China 3-11, in the men's final four, while Amit succumbed to Fu Xiaofang of China 8-9, in the women's final four. Biado and Amit pocketed each 60,000 RMB ($8,734 USD) for reaching the semis.
Kong Dejing will face Naoyuki Oi of Japan in the men’s finals. Oi downed Xu Xiaocong of China 11-5 in the other semi-final match. In the ladies division. Fu Xiaofang will take on Wang Xiaotong in an all-China finals. Fu edged Chou Chieh Yu of Chinese-Taipei 9-8 in the other ladies final four matche.
The champion in each division (men's and women's 9-ball singles competition) will receive the top prize of 240,000 RMB ($34,939 USD) while the runner-up settles for 120,000 RMB ($17,469 USD) in the event organized by Sports Bureau of Miyun District, Beijing, Sports Federation of Miyun District, Beijing and Billiards Association of Miyun District of Beijing, hosted by China Billiards and Snooker Association (CBSA).
Biado made it to the semis after beating Duong Hoang of Vietnam 11-8 in the Round of 16 and Chang Jung Lin of Chinese-Taipei 11-9 in the Round of 8, while Amit toppled Bai Ge of China 9-8 and Han Yu of China 9-5, respectively.