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PH Blu Girls rise to 11th in world softball rankings

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 07:12 PM January 17, 2020

Philippine Blu Girls celebrate their gold medal win the 30th Southeast Asian Games. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

MANILA, Philippines—A fruitful 2019 elevated the Philippines in the World Baseball Softball Confederation rankings.

The Blu Girls climbed two spots in the women’s softball world rankings from no. 13 to no. 11 after amassing 2,110 points, four points above no. 12 country Czech Republic (2,106).

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As men’s team falters, Blu Girls prove they are without peers in SEA

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The Blu Girls capped off a successful year with a gold medal campaign in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. They also placed fourth in the Asian Women’s Softball Championships.

The top six countries remained unchanged with the United States staying at the no. 1 spot with 5,104 points followed by Japan with 4,723 points.

Canada (4,403 points), Puerto Rico (3,824), Mexico (3,752), and Chinese Taipei (3,501) rounded out the top six.

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