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Margielyn Didal finishes 5th in Street League Skateboarding World Tour

/ 10:47 AM July 30, 2019
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FILE – Asian Games gold medallist Margielyn Didal. AFP FILE PHOTO

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).

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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.

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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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