Poomsae gold caps PH bid | Inquirer Sports

Poomsae gold caps PH bid

04:59 AM December 11, 2018

Mindanao ended its campaign on a successful note as Davao City’s Elah Janica Liwag and Juan Miguel Dalangin grabbed a  gold medal in the 10th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-Northern Territory-East Asian Friendship (BIMP-EAGA) Games at Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Brunei.

Hours after the closing ceremonies at the Indoor Stadium on Sunday, the University of Immaculate Conception students dazzled with their near-perfects forms to give Mindanao its first taekwondo gold in the mixed poomsae event.

Liwag also had  a silver in girls’ individual poomsae while the 16-year-old Dalangin settled for bronze in the boys’ event


The Philippines ended its campaign with a 13-14-17 gold-silver-bronze tally.

Davao City, which also claimed an athletics gold, will host the next edition of the biennial Games in 2020.

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