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Angelo Barreto


Angelo Barreto is perhaps the most successful Filipino racer so far. He won several times at the European Endurance Touring Car Circuit in 2000 and at the Group N Touring Cars Championships also in Europe. In September 2002, Barreto was a part of a three-man team that won the championship in Le Mans Classic in France. The tournament was participated in by 600 racers with cars manufactured from 1925 to 1975. Barreto co-drove a 1966 Porsche 906 Carrera 6 with Thierry Perrier. Barreto's other teammate was Jean-Paul Richard.

 

Dragon Boat Champion


The Philippine team won the gold medal in Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Race 2001. The Philippine Canoe Kayak Federation-Dragon Pilipinas finished ahead of the pack composed of participants from Hong Kong, Canada, Germany, Japan, China and Malaysia.

Well-known Filipino rowers who had international exposure include Alvin Amposta, Nestor Cordova, Jose Rodriguez, and Benjie Tolentino.