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Synonyms for runner-up

the competitor who finishes second

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In the women's singles category Estrelita Tongio (Philippines) was the winner with Nashiroh Ishaq (Indonesia) 1st runner up and Hamsa Hisham Al Khaldi (Malaysia) as the 2nd runner up.
In the open or mixed doubles category Suprijadi and Gugun Gunawan (Indonesia) were declared champion, while Doan Kien Trung and Le Van Hoan (Vietnam) took the 1st runner up and Winston Dean Almeda and Roger Bunao (Philippines) 2nd runner up.
Islamabad Model College for Boys and Islamabad Model College for Girls were1st and 2nd runner up respectively at Islamabad station.
The 1st Runner Up received iPad Air and shields for all team members and the 2nd Runner Up received Samsung Galaxy A5 and shields for all team members.
Once the judges evaluated the presentations, the results were announced; Engro Fertilizers Limited claimed victory while Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited and Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited became the 1st and 2nd Runner Ups respectively.