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Meggie Ochoa wins gold as Philippines bags 7 medals at Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 03:22 PM July 20, 2019

2019 JJAU Asian Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsMongoliaDay 3 Updates: Meggie Ochoa wins four matches and bags the first gold medal for the Philippines!PSC (Philippine Sports Commission)

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Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the Philippines 发布于 2019年7月18日周四

MANILA, Philippines—Meggie Ochoa led the Philippines to a solid seven-medal haul in the 4th Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship as she nabbed the gold in the female -45-kilogram division Friday (Philippine time) in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar.

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Already a gold medal winner in the World Championship, Ochoa beat United Arab Emirates’ Alyafei Wadimah in the title round for the country’s lone top prize in the meet.

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Ochoa’s teammate Jollirine Co settled for the silver medal in the women’s -48-kilogram division, losing to Kanjutha Phattaraboonsorn of Thailand in the final.

Annie Ramirez, who won a gold medal in the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship in April, also copped a silver Mongolia as she fell short to Thailand’s Onanong Sangsirichok in the final women’s -57-kilogram division. Kimberly Custodio took the bronze.

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Andrea Lao likewise settled for silver medalist after bowing to Thailand’s Orapa Senatham in the championship match of the women’s -63-kilogram division.

Carlo Peña was the Philippines’ lone male silver medalist after dropping the finals to UEA’s Zayed Alkatheeri in the -56-kilogram division.

Kaila Napolis nabbed the bronze medal in the women’s -52-kilogram division.

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