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

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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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