RP bags 60 medals, still in 4th place at SEA Games

Athletes on Sunday bagged 10 more medals for the Philippines, including a gold, bringing the country’s total medal tally to 60 in the 24th Southeast Asian Games being held in Nakhon Ratchasima,Thailand .

As of posting time, the Philippines has the third highest number of medals, but remains in fourth place. Singapore is currently at third place with 17 gold medals.

The victory of the Philippine men’s rowing team in the men’s lightweight single sculls category brought the number of gold medals of the country to 15.

The other medalists as of Sunday morning were:

  • George Vilog – silver – Men’s Triathlon
  • Philippine women’s rowing team – silver – Women’s Double Sculls
  • Philippine men’s rowing team – bronze – Men’s Single Sculls
  • Arland Benedict Macasieb – bronze – Men’s Triathlon
  • Janice Hung – bronze – Wushu/Women’s Taijiquan (two events combined)
  • Daniel Pakantac – bronze – Wushu/Men’s Taijiquan (two events combined)
  • Eduardo Buenavista – bronze – Men’s Marathon
  • Jho Ann Banayag – bronze – Women’s Marathon
  • Margarito Angana – bronze – Men’s Freestyle 55 kg (wrestling)

Host country Thailand remains on the top with 128 medals, followed by Vietnam with 63 medals, and Singapore with 43.

Indonesia is now in the fifth rank with 36 medals; followed by Malaysia with 42 medals; Myanmar with 19, Laos with five, and Cambodia with six.

AMITA LEGASPI
GMANews.TV

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