Cebuana jin Garces settles for bronze in SEA Games’ taekwondo’s kyurogi event

By: Mars G. Alison December 09,2019 - 04:45 PM

Cebuana Nica Garces goes up against a jin from Thailand in the semifinal round of the 46 kilograms Kyurogi event of taekwondo in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila.| Mars G. Alison

MANILA, Philippines — Cebu’s kyurogi darling Nica Garces clinched a bronze medal in the finweight division of the kyurogi event of the taekwondo competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, Monday, December 9, 2019 at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila.

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Garces bowed to Thailand’s Julanan Khantikulanon, 13-8, in the semifinal round. 

Garces is competing for the first time in this biennial event. 

She advanced to the semifinals after routing Indonesia’s Prikasih Ni Kadek in the quarterfinals, 23-10./dbs

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