Agatha Wong quickly shows she’s still SEA Games wushu queen

Agatha Wong Wushu gold Hanoi SEA Games

Philippine bet Agatha Wong wins the gold medal in women’s wushu Taijijian at Cua Giay Gymnasium in Hanoi Vietnam.

HANOI — Clad in shining white satin, adorned by red and gold, and clasping a gleaming sword with tassel, the Philippines’ wushu queen has arrived to claim the 31st Southeast Asian Games throne.

Stunned by an upset in one of her favorite events, three-time champion Agatha Wong claimed the women’s taijijian (sword) gold medal on Sunday beating the charge of two Vietnamese hot on her heels.

Yet true to her sport, the 23-year-old Wong displayed grace amid victory.

“I didn’t feel that I was the athlete to beat I feel that we are on the same level because you may be a good athlete but if you make a mistake that’s the difference.”

She certainly didn’t do that much wrong in her routine that garnered her 9.71 points. Huyan Tram Thi (9.70) and Trang Tran Thi…

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