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PH wushu team hauls 11 medals from Asian tilt

December 3, 2018 7:52 AM
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The Filipinos pocket 7 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals in the 1st Asian Traditional Wushu Championships

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine wushu team had a massive 11-medal haul from the 1st Asian Traditional Wushu (Kung Fu) Championships in Nanjing, China from November 28 to 30.

Agatha Wong, a bronze medalist in the 2018 Asian Games, and Johnzenth Gajo bagged two gold medals apiece as the Filipinos hauled a total of 7 golds, 1 silver, and 3 bronzes.

The lone Filipina medalist, Wong reigned supreme in the Group B women's taijijian and Group B women's taijiquan events while Gajo ruled the Group A men's changquan and Group A men's short weapon events.

Daniel Parantac, Thornley Quinley Sayan, and Jones Llabres Inso all won gold medals in Group B men's taijijian, Group B men's long weapon and Group B men's taijiquan, respectively.


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