Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Asia’s Finests

Wushu-Sanshou athletes competed with Asia’s finest martial arts fighters in the recently concluded 1st Asian Martial Arts Games held in Bangkok, Thailand. Twenty-six (26) countries participated in the Wushu & Kungfu event and Team Philippines’ very lean team snagged 1 gold, 2 silvers, and 1 bronze (see names below):

  • ARCITA, Dembert - Bronze
  • EDDIVA, Mark - Silver
  • ESTIMAR, Mary Jane - Gold
  • MARIANO, Mariane - Silver

Mark Sangiao also joined the team’s delegation as a coach.

A total of 1,500 athletes and officials from 40 countries competed in 9 martial arts disciplines.

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