SEA Games: Jocelyn Ninobla takes home 2nd poomsae gold for PH
MANILA, Philippines—Jocelyn Ninobla made it a golden double for the Philippines after a close win in women’s individual recognized poomsae in taekwondo in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Saturday at Rizal Memorial Complex.
Ninobla scored 8.433 for the gold medal, just .001 ahead of silver medalist Ornawee Srisahakit of Thailand who had 8.432. Vietnam’s Tran Kim Uyen Le rounded out the podium with her bronze performance garnering a score of 8.149.
The jin from University of Santo Tomas joined Rodolfo Reyes Jr. as the first two Filipinos to win gold medals in taekwondo in the 2019 SEA Games.
Ninobla, who is also competing another event later in the day, is a gold medal winner in the team category in the 2019 Korea Open.
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