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PH Finishes Fourth in Hanoi SEA Games With 52 Gold Medals
by: The Beat Asia
May 24, 2022
Team Philippines placed fourth overall in the Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam, with 52 gold, 70 silver, and 104 bronze medals.
According to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) yesterday, a huge bulk of the country's national athletes and coaches have arrived safely following the biennial meet, which ran from May 12-23.
The Philippines trails behind Vietnam, which garnered 201 gold medals, Thailand with 90 gold medals, and Indonesia with 68 gold medals.
Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz defended her crown with a golden performance in the women's 55-kilogram weightlifting event on May 19.
Olympic bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, 2016 Olympian Rogen Ladon, and Ian Clark Bautista garnered gold medals in their respective weight classes in boxing. Other members of the National Boxing Team also bagged medals, such as Irish Magno (silver) and Nesthy Petecio, Josie Gabuco, Riza Pasuit, James Palicte, and Marjon Piañar (all bronze).
Phillip "El Kapitan" Delarmino had clinched the country's 52nd gold in the men's combat 57kg class of the SEA Games' Muay Thai competition against hometown favorite Nguyen Doan Long.
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