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Young gymnast captures PH’s fifth gold medal

/ 02:14 PM August 22, 2017

Kaitlin de Guzman of the Philippines competes in uneven bars category of women’s artistic gymnastics competition of the 29th Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at the Malaysia Trade and Exhibition Center in Kuala Lumpur. / CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES POOL

KUALA LUMPUR — Kaitlin de Guzman nailed the gold medal in gymnastics women’s artistic uneven bars Tuesday for the Philippines’ second triumph of the day in the Southeast Asian Games.

The 17-year-old De Guzman, daughter of former SEA Games champion Cintamoni Dela Cruz, garnered 12.875 points in her routine to bag the top honors.

She bested Malaysia’s Tracie Ang who had 12.550 and Indonesia’s Rifda Iranalithfi who scored 12.075.

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De Guzman is competing in two more events including her favorite floor exercise.

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