ASIAN GAMES: Regalado advances in Pencak Silat medal round

ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 25, 2018 07:22 PM
ASIAN GAMES: Regalado advances in Pencak Silat medal round
Cherry May Regalado stepped into the medal round of pencak silatís form event.

JAKARTA --- Cherry May Regalado reached the medal round of pencak silat’s form event in the 18th Asian Games on Saturday at the Pencak Silat TMII Hall.  

Regalado finished joint second with Vietnam’s Vuong Thi Binh on scores of 447 in Group A of the women’s single preliminary round.

Vilaysack Tunee of Laos topped the round with 455 points, while Malaysia’s Ratius Norshahirah was fourth with 440.

Precious Jade Borre missed the medal round after bowing to Vietnam’s Hoang Thi Loan, 5-0, in the quarterfinals of the women’s Class C 55-60 kgs.

Dines Dumaan and Jefferson Rhey, on the other hand, shoot for guaranteed silver medal as they face separate rivals in the semifinal round of the men’s singles tanding (sparring) on Sunday.

Dumaan faces Malaysian Muhammad Fayzul Nazir in the 55-kg class, and Loon takes on Vietnam’s Nguyen Ngoc Tuan in the men’s 60-65 kgs category.

Dumaan booked a semifinal ticket on Friday by beating India’s Naorem Boynao Singh in the Class B quarterfinals. Loon took his semifinal seat the expense of Kyrgyzstan’s Almazbek Zamirov in Class 

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