Bolambao wins gold medal in arnis, 1st Cebu athlete to bag gold

CEBUANO eskrimador Dexler Bolambao made his presence felt in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games as he snared a gold medal in the arnis competition at the Angeles University Foundation in Clark City on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Bolambao of Mambaling, Cebu City ruled the full contact bantamweight category to become the first athlete from Cebu to win a gold medal in the 11-nation biennial meet.

As of 1.p.m., the Philippine side is leading the overall medal tally with 8 golds, 3 silvers and two bronzes, followed by Vietnam with 2 golds, 6 silvers and 2 bronzes. (RSC)