SEA Games 2023: Ronil Tubog makes it 4 golds for PH wrestlers | Inquirer Sports

SEA Games 2023: Ronil Tubog makes it 4 golds for PH wrestlers

By: - Reporter / @junavINQ
/ 08:53 PM May 16, 2023

Ronil Tubog SEA Games 2023

Photo from Ronil Tubog’s Facebook

PHNOM PENH—Wrestler Ronil Tubog brought down Indonesia’s Zainal Abidin, 3-1, in the finals of the men’s freestyle 61kg to snatch the gold medal at the 32nd Southeast Asian Games.

The 30-year-old Tubog punctuated a rewarding stint for the Pinoy grapplers, who amassed a golden haul of four golds at the end of wrestling competitions here at the Chroy Changvar Convention Hall.

Tubog dominated Cambodia’s Soeun Sophors in the semifinals, 4-0, in front of a highly partisan crowd before the victory over Abidin.

Tubog’s gold came after the earlier triumphs of Alvin Lobreguito in the men’s freestyle 57kg, Jason Balabal in the men’s Greco Roman 87kg and Maria Cristina Vergara in the women’s freestyle 65kg.


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