UP Pep Squad-Led PHL Cheerleading Team Places 3rd In World Championships

The Philippine cheerleading team headed by UAAP 74 cheerdance competition champion UP Pep Squad placed third in the 2011 Cheerleading World Championships held at the Hong Kong Coliseum over the weekend.

2011 CWCAccording to ABS-CBN News, Team Philippines, comprised of members from the University of the Philippines, Centro Escolar University and Polytechnic University of the Philippines pep squads, bowed to cheerleading powerhouse Japan and Thailand, but bested teams from Singapore, Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesia, Chinese Taipei, Germany and China in the cheer mixed category.

The UP Pep Squad, the report said, also participated in the cheer dance, group stunts, and partner stunts categories.

Earlier, ABS-CBN Sports posted in its official Facebook fan page that the 2011 CWC will be aired on Studio 23 and BALLS channel soon.

We will update this post as soon as the schedule is made available.