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SEA Games: PH dominates women's arnis padded stick with 4 golds

SEA Games: PH dominates women's arnis padded stick with 4 golds

NEW CLARK CITY — The Philippines churned out four more gold medals in arnis after sweeping the women’s padded stick competitions in arnis Monday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

Sheena Del Monte, Jedah-Marie Soriano, Ross Ashley Monville and Abegail Abad turned in impressive performances to win their respective weight classes in front of a big cheering crowd at Angeles University Foundation Arena.

Del Monte touched off the avalanche with an 11-1 victory over Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Huong in the 50-kilogram or less.

Soriano made true of her promise to deliver a gold when she scored an 11-0 triumph over Oo Maw Maw of Myanmar in the +50kg-55kg final.

Monville defeated Myanmar’s Aye Moe Mo, 6-3, for the +55kg-60Kg top plum, while Abegail Abad ruled the 60kg above with a 1-0 win over Nguyen Thi Cuc of Vietnam.