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2019 SEA Games

MMA star Mark Striegl, judoka Chino Sy claim SEAG sambo gold


The Philippine Men’s National Sambo Team was off to a good start after claiming two gold medals at the 30th Southeast Asian Games, Thursday at the Angeles University Foundation Gym.

MMA champion Mark Striegl outclassed Jaswanth Singh of Singapore, 8-0, in the final of the men”s 74 class in combat sambo to get his first-ever Games medal.

Striegl earlier defeated Indonesia’s Deni Fadhillah to move on to the gold meal bout.

Chino Sy, a former UAAP juniors Most Valuable Player in judo, claimed the other gold after defeating Singapore’s in the men’s -82 kg of sport sambo.

The 19-year-old prodigy dominated Sonram Jenghor of Thailand in the semifinals to advance to the fight for the gold.

Rene Mondejar III walked away with the bronze after losing his own -90 kg semifinals in combat sambo to Malaysia’s Izzat Afandi, 5-0.

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