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No way but up for rower Nievarez

Tokyo—Cris Nievarez may have finished fifth in his quarterfinal group in the men’s single sculls’ rowing competitions of the Summer Olympic Games on Sunday at the Sea Forest Waterway here......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJul 25th, 2021

Nievarez vows to return stronger

Though only 23rd out of 32 competitors, Cris Nievarez is going home on a high with his Tokyo Games experience that sure would make him a better rower moving forward......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

No way but up for rower Nievarez

Tokyo—Cris Nievarez may have finished fifth in his quarterfinal group in the men’s single sculls’ rowing competitions of the Summer Olympic Games on Sunday at the Sea Forest Waterway here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Rower Nievarez out of Olympic medal contention

Nievarez, who earned an outright berth to the quarterfinals after finishing third in his heat last Friday, clocked 7:50.57 for fifth place. He was a good 34 seconds off of third placer Mindaugas Griskonis of Lithunia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Nievarez resumes quest against heavyweights

Rower Cris Nievarez is up against bigger monsters in a bigger race today......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Nievarez faces tougher test in chase of semis spot in Olympic rowing

Rower Cris Nievarez is up against bigger monsters in a bigger race Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Rower Cris Nievarez advances to quarterfinals

Filipino rower Cris Nievarez kicked off the Philippines’ Olympic campaign by advancing to the quarterfinals in the Men’s Singles Sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway Friday morning. The 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist clocked in 7:22.97 minutes for third place and moved on to the quarterfinals. Damir Martin of Croatia topped Heat 5 with […] The post Tokyo Olympics: Rower Cris Nievarez advances to quarterfinals appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Rower Nievarez books quarterfinals spot in Men s Single Sculls

It's a great start for Team Philippines in the Tokyo Olympics after Cris Nievarez booked a slot in the quarterfinals in Men's Single Sculls on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Nievarez first to test waters for Team Philippines

Rower Chris Nievarez kicks off Team Philippines’ mission in the Tokyo Olympics with his stint in the men’s single sculls preliminary heats in the morning of the Games’ opening day on Friday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Top Six eyed by young Olympic rowing debutant

Rower Cris Nievarez sets in motion Team Philippines’ quest in the Tokyo Olympics as he plunges into action in the heats of single sculls Friday morning, ahead of the opening ceremony at the Japan National Stadium......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Olympic-bound rower Cris Nievarez leads over 700 athletes in getting COVID-19 jabs

Nievarez, who received his jab at the Manila Prince Hotel in Ermita, thus joined boxer Eumir Marcial and 2016 weightlifting Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz as among Olympians who already got inoculated......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

PH Olympic rowing bet Nievarez gets boost

TOKYO Olympics-bound rower Cris Nievarez received cash incentives from Quezon City’s 4th District Representative Angelina “Helen” Tan and GP Partylist Representative Jose Gay “GP” Padiernos on Monday at the Philippine Rowing Association Headquarters in La Mesa Dam, Quezon City......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Nievarez to get help from Uzbek coach

Tokyo Olympics qualifier, rower Cris Nievarez is awaiting the return of Uzbekistan coach Shukrat Ganiev......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

PH rower Nievarez 8th Tokyo Olympian

Rower Cris Nievarez became the eighth Filipino athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games. .....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Rower Chris Nievarez gets surprise Tokyo Olympic slot

The 21-year-old Southeast Asian Games gold medalist has received a slot in the Tokyo Games in July......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

With stroke of luck rower Nievarez makes it to Tokyo Games

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA With a stroke of luck, rower Cris Nievarez became the eighth Filipino to qualify to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics this July. The Philippine Rowing Association (PRA) announced the pleasant news on social media Monday that will see the 21-year-old Atimonan, Quezon native join early Filipino qualifiers – pole vaulter EJ Obiena, world […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Rowing chief preaches optimism after Nievarez s Tokyo Olympics performance

For Philippines Rowing Association President Patrick Gregorio, Nievarez's promising career is only beginning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

& lsquo;Nievarez& rsquo;s Olympic journey has just started& rsquo;

Cris Nievarez completed his Olympic debut by finishing at 23rd place in the men’s single sculls of rowing on Friday at the Sea Forest Waterway......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Despite podium being out of reach, Nievarez rows way to Finals D of men s single sculls

As the rowing category moved to its finals event, the 2019 Southeast Asian games gold medalist could end his first Olympic appearance between the 19th and 24th spots......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Nievarez catapults rowing to big stage

Tokyo—His final three words before boarding his boat were “Para sa bayan.” .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Topless Tongan faces ripped rival at Olympic opener

Tonga’s Pita Taufatofua was feeling the love on Saturday after oiling up to cause an online sensation at a third straight Olympic opening ceremony, but this time he was challenged by an equally ripped rower from Vanuatu......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021