The Philippines has the second highest medal tally in the 24th Southeast Asian Games in Thailand, but remained at fourth spot in the overall rankings as it lagged behind Singapore in the gold medal race.
As of Monday morning, Filipino athletes have collected a total of 86 medals, 17 of which are gold, 25 are silver and 44 are bronze.
Filipino Willy Nang gave the country its 17th gold medal Monday when he ruled the Men’s Nanquan (Three Events Combined) in Wushu competition.
Another Wushu player, Rene Catalan, was awarded a bronze medal in the Men’s under 52-kg category.
Still lording it over the SEA games is host country Thailand with a 166 total medal haul, 66 of which are gold.
The Philippines shared its 86-medal showing with Vietnam, which is at second slot because of its 30 gold medals. Singapore, now in third place overall, reaped 26 gold medals.
In the fifth place is Malaysia with 61 medals, 16 are gold; followed by Indonesia with 59 medals, 13 are gold; Myanmar with 26 medals, three are gold; Laos with 11 medals, two are gold; Cambodia, with eight medals, one of which was gold; and Brunei Darussalam with a silver medal.