Amit, 1st Pinay world pool champion

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  • Rubilen Amit made a re­markable history by becom­ing the first woman world pool champion after ruling the JBETPoker.Net World 10-ball championships at thge SM North Edsa in Quezon City. From being booted out of the national team, the 27-year old cue artist sent a strong message to the officials of Philippine team — that she should be included in the RP contingent. It took Amit a span of 11 months to reach this unbeliev­able milestone in her life.

    Rubilen Amit made a re­markable history by becom­ing the first woman world pool champion after ruling the JBETPoker.Net World 10-ball championships at thge SM North Edsa in Quezon City. From being booted out of the national team, the 27-year old cue artist sent a strong message to the officials of Philippine team — that she should be included in the RP contingent. It took Amit a span of 11 months to reach this unbeliev­able milestone in her life.Rubilen AmitWith the win,The Mandaue City-born cue artist became the latest toast of Philippine sports last June 6. Amit, an admitted slow starter, bowed to world No. 1 Kelly Fisher, 1-5, in her first match of the five-day event be­fore racking up eight straight wins, including a thrilling 9-8 victory over World No. 3 Jea­nette “Black Widow” Lee Before her rise to the top, the tomboyish-look Amit had her share of frustrations. Despite her three Southeast Asian Games gold medals and an impressive second-place finish in the Women’s World 9-Ball Championship in 2007, Amit—along with Mary Ann Basas and Iris Rañola—was kicked out from the national team in July last year by then Billiards and Snookers Con­gress of the Philippines presi­dent Ernesto Fajardo.

    But Amit shocked two-time world champion Liu Shin-Mei, 10-4, in the finals to earn a measure of vindication last Saturday. Amit learned the sport at 13 years old while tagging along with father, Bobby, who often played at the Superbowl in Makati. The sport took a backseat in 2004 as the accountant graduate of the University of Santo Tomas worked in a call center for a year.

    Rubilen Amit made a re­markable history by becom­ing the first woman world pool champion after ruling the JBETPoker.Net World 10-ball championships at thge SM North Edsa in Quezon City. From being booted out of the national team, the 27-year old cue artist sent a strong message to the officials of Philippine team — that she should be included in the RP contingent. It took Amit a span of 11 months to reach this unbeliev­able milestone in her life.But Amit shocked two-time world champion Liu Shin-Mei, 10-4, in the finals to earn a measure of vindication last Saturday. Amit learned the sport at 13 years old while tagging along with father, Bobby, who often played at the Superbowl in Makati. The sport took a backseat in 2004 as the accountant graduate of the University of Santo Tomas worked in a call center for a year.

    With the win,The Mandaue City-born cue artist became the latest toast of Philippine sports last June 6. Amit, an admitted slow starter, bowed to world No. 1 Kelly Fisher, 1-5, in her first match of the five-day event be­fore racking up eight straight wins, including a thrilling 9-8 victory over World No. 3 Jea­nette “Black Widow” Lee Before her rise to the top, the tomboyish-look Amit had her share of frustrations. Despite her three Southeast Asian Games gold medals and an impressive second-place finish in the Women’s World 9-Ball Championship in 2007, Amit—along with Mary Ann Basas and Iris Rañola—was kicked out from the national team in July last year by then Billiards and Snookers Con­gress of the Philippines presi­dent Ernesto Fajardo.

    But Amit shocked two-time world champion Liu Shin-Mei, 10-4, in the finals to earn a measure of vindication last Saturday. Amit learned the sport at 13 years old while tagging along with father, Bobby, who often played at the Superbowl in Makati. The sport took a backseat in 2004 as the accountant graduate of the University of Santo Tomas worked in a call center for a year.

    With the win,The Mandaue City-born cue artist became the latest toast of Philippine sports last June 6. Amit, an admitted slow starter, bowed to world No. 1 Kelly Fisher, 1-5, in her first match of the five-day event be­fore racking up eight straight wins, including a thrilling 9-8 victory over World No. 3 Jea­nette “Black Widow” Lee Before her rise to the top, the tomboyish-look Amit had her share of frustrations. Despite her three Southeast Asian Games gold medals and an impressive second-place finish in the Women’s World 9-Ball Championship in 2007, Amit—along with Mary Ann Basas and Iris Rañola—was kicked out from the national team in July last year by then Billiards and Snookers Con­gress of the Philippines presi­dent Ernesto Fajardo.

     

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