2019 SEA Games: Agatha Wong retains gold in Women’s Taijiquan

Santino Honasan on Dec 01, 2019 10:18 AM
2019 SEA Games: Wong retains gold in Women’s Taijiquan
The Philippines’ Agatha Wong captures gold in Women’s Taijiquan at the 2019 SEA Games Wushu competition

Agatha Wong added another gold medal to the Philippines’ tally after retaining her spot at the top of the Women’s Taijiquan in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Wushu competition, Sunday morning at the World Trade Center in Manila. 

Wong, who captured gold in the 2017 SEA Games, performed fifth, and impressed the judges with a routine that featured a brilliant mix of intensity and grace, earning her a 9.67 on the score cards. 

“I’m really happy that I delivered the first gold, and I have no regrets for today,” said Wong. 

Brunei’s Basma Lachkar joins Wong on the podium as she once again placed silver, while Vietnam’s Thi Minh Huyen Tran grabbed bronze.

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