SEA Games: Philippines wins four medals in greco roman
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine wrestling team collected a silver and three bronze medals in the men’s greco roman competition of the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday at Gia Lam Gymnasium in Vietnam.
Jefferson Manatad earned a silver medal in the men’s greco roman 87-kilogram class with an 8-2 win over Sophak Keo of Cambodia in the finals round 3.
Manatad recovered from a slow start, losing 2-12 to Vietnam’s Din Hieu Ngihiem in the first round of qualification. He bounced back with an 8-0 conquest over Thailand’s Chiranuwat Chamnanjan in round 2.
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Congratulations Jefferson Manatad for capturing the silver medal in the Wrestling Men’s Greco Roman 87kg. event of #SEAGames31!
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Meanwhile, Noel Norada, Margarito Angana Jr., and Jason Balabal copped bronze medals in their respective classes.
Norada fell to gold medalist Manh Hung Bui of Vietnam, 0-8, in the 67kg final round 3
Balabal beat Cambodia’s Sao Don, 8-0, in the 97kg final round 3.
Angana also beat Cambodian Bunna Yon, 8-0, in the 60kg final round 5.
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