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1.30.2006

Rafael “Paeng” Nepomuceno




Rafael Nepomuceno


  • 1st Filipino and the world's 1st "International Bowling Athlete of the Millennium" according to the Federation Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ, 1999)
  • 1st Filipino Bowler listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having won the Bowling World Cup three times (1994)
  • 1st Filipino Bowler to receive the world's 1st prestigious International Olympic Committee President's Trophy and the very 1st bowler enshrined in the International Bowling Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri (1993)

QUOTE
"If you have a bad day or if your opponent plays extraordinarily well, it's over. Just like that."


ALIAS
"Paeng"


DATE OF BIRTH
January 30, 1957

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines

FATHER: Miguel Nepomuceno
MOTHER: Teresita "Baby" Villareal

WIFE: Saira R. Puyat (Pinky)
CHILDREN: Rafael Jose, Saira Margrita Paz, and Isabel Angela


USEFUL LINKS
Paeng Nepomuceno's Official Website
Bowling: Paeng Rolls for $1-M
Wikipedia Article on Rafael Nepomuceno

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