Philippines scores 24 gold in SEA Games

CLARK FREEPORT -- The Philippine team has scored about 24 gold medals in the ongoing South East Asian (SEA) Games as of December 2.

The latest gold was won by Monica Torres who took the lead for women's duathlon competition at the Subic Bay Boardwalk in Zambales.

Filipino athletes participating in other sports and events have also brought pride to the country by besting representatives from other countries in their respective sports.

Filipino representatives to the Dance Sports held at Royce Hotel and Casino bagged gold medals in different categories on Sunday night.

The Philippine team also won gold medals for the Women's Mountain Bike Downhill competition, Men's Mountain Bike Downhill, Arnis, and Women's Sepak Takraw.

The first gold medal for the country was won by John Chicano under the men individual triathlon with a record time of 1:53:23, and Kim Mangrobang for the women's triathlon on Sunday, December 1.

Filipino Wushu bet Agatha Wong also defended her crown during the women's taolu taijiquan event at the World Trade Center.

Aside from the 24 gold medals, the Philippines has also won 14 silver and 9 bronze medals as of Monday.


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