JACK ESCARPE BAGS PH’S 2ND GOLD; BIANCA ESTRELLA WINS BRONZE MEDAL
Jackielou Escarpe secured the Philippines' second gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games along with Bianca Estrella who bagged the bronze medal.
Escarpe defeated Thailand’s Apicha Boonrangsee to win the men’s -73kg category championship in Kurash.
“Congratulations Jack Escarpe for giving Team Philippines its second gold medal at #SEAGames31 in Kurash Men’s 73kg. Event!” Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) posted.
While Estrella also won a medal in Women’s 70kg. category which compounded the Philippines’ medal total of eight.
The Philippines kurash team is set to take home one gold medal, three silver medals, and four bronze medals.
“Ipagbunyi ang #GalingNgAtletangPinoySaHanoi!,” PSC stated with the hashtags of #IAmSportsPositive and #parasainangbayan.