SEA Games: 2 Filipinos advance to karate finals

Camille Naredo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 07 2019 02:05 PM


MANILA - Two Filipino karatekas advanced to their respective medal matches on Saturday at the World Trade Center. 

Junna Tsukii, a bronze medalist in the 2018 Asian Games, defeated Thailand’s Paweena Raksachart in the semis of the women’s -50kg division. 

Meanwhile, Norman Montalvo overcame an early deficit to beat Cambodia’s Steves Yuthana Tep to make it to the finals of the men’s -55kg category. 

The gold medal matches are set for Saturday afternoon.