Margielyn Didal finishes 5th in Street League Skateboarding World Tour
MANILA, Philippines–Margielyn Didal continued to make a name for herself in the international skateboarding scene.
Didal finished fifth—the highest finish by a Filipino—in the 2019 Street League Skateboarding World Tour in Los Angeles, California Monday (Manila time).
The 20-year-old Didal barely missed the podium but she nonetheless boosted her chances to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Didal, the 2018 Asian Games gold medalist, scored a total of 21.7 points, just less than a point shy from finishing in the top three.
Brazil’s 11-year-old sensation Rayssa Leal topped the competition with a score of 23.3.
Another Brazilian in decorated star Pamela Rosa came in second with 22.8 while American Alana Smith registered a 22.5.
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