Team Congenerics: 2019 Team First Asia Clash of Oars Champs

Congenerics emerged as the overall champion of this year’s Team First Asia dragon boat competition, beating Team Fastech by 275-250. The winning team dominated most of the dragon boat races which helped it clinch the top spot despite Fastech’s impressive performance in the Kayak category. 

Congenerics is composed of staff members from Asiaone Professional Support Services, AFreight, AsiaFreight, Asset Growth Inc., and Lima Park Hotel. Meanwhile, Diwa ranked third overall, beating FAITH Colleges which ranked fourth. 

This year’s sports fest was composed of different events which include dragon boat race for male and female, kayak singles for male and female, kayak doubles for male and female, and tug of war mixed. 

Team First Asia President Dr. Brian Vincent L. Belen congratulated all participating paddlers for giving their best and thanked the organizers led by the Sports Fest 2019 Chair Mr. Rene I. Dela Cruz together with the Human Resource Management and Development heads of the network.

This event serves as a venue for employees of the various Team First Asia affiliate companies to get together for a friendly competition. 

The dragon boat races and competitions were held last November 16 at AMORE Point, Taal Lake, Balete, Batangas. 

For Team Congenerics, 2019 will always be remembered as the year that their team bagged the overall sports fest championship for the second time. 

For the complete official points tally, check the Team First Asia Clash of Oars Facebook page (

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