Great year for Filipino American athletes

12 Nov


First it was Natalie Coughlin who became the most succesfull female athlete in US Olympic History by raking 11 medals in two Olympics. In Beijing she won 1 Gold, 2 silvers and 3 bronze.

Another Filipino-American, San Francisco Giants pitcher, Tim Lincecum was awarded CY Young as the best National League pitcher. Lincecum went 18 wins and 5 losses and recorded 265 strikeouts and a low 2.65 ERA. He received 23 out of 32 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Links:
Natalie Coughlin: US Swimming, Philippine News, St Catherine of Siena (Vallejo, CA), NC.com
Photo credit: AP News

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