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The awakener

Blomdahl awakes a spectator that he was fell asleep.

At 1994 Korea’s World Cup, during the match between Raymond Ceulemans and Torbjörn Blomdahl, a person went asleep in the spectators.

Nothing wrong with that, except that he was at the most prominent spot.

Mr Blomdahl took charge of the situation:

Avelino Rico, one of the most improbable victories in the history of 3 cushion

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Rico Runs Wild on Ceulemans, Blomdahl

1986 World 3-Cushion Championship • May 18, 1986 • Las Vegas, Nev.

Avelino Rico
The stoic Rico cracked a half-smile after his unbelievable win.

Avelino Rico. Not necessarily the first name that pops into your head when you think of the greatest underdogs in sports history. But at the 1986 UMB World 3-Cushion Championship at Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Rico beat gigantic odds — and 19-time world champion Raymond Ceulemans — to earn the world title. Continue reading Avelino Rico, one of the most improbable victories in the history of 3 cushion