Asian Games: Regalado keeps gold medal bid alive in pencak silat | Inquirer Sports

Asian Games: Regalado keeps gold medal bid alive in pencak silat

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 01:43 PM August 25, 2018

FILE – Cherry May Regalado of the Philippines competes in the women’s seni artistry regu putri event of the 29th Southeast Asian Games pencak silat competition Tuesday at the Kompleks Sukan Bukit Kiara in Kuala Lumpur. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Filipino Cherry May Regalado earned a shot at a gold medal after qualifying to the final stage of the women’s single pencak silat in the 2018 Asian Games Saturday in Jakarta, indonesia.

Regalado reached the medal round after finishing tied in second with Vuong Thi Binh of Vietnam in Group A behind Tunee Vilaysack of Laos.


The 23-year-old Regalado hopes to add to the Philippines’ gold medal count on Monday. The Philippines currently has one gold thanks to weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and seven bronze medals as of posting.

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