SEA Games: Sam Catanton, fencing team claims women’s team silver

Maxine Isabel Esteban (L) of the Philippines competes against Denise Chan Wanjing of Singapore in the women's foil team fencing final during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Hanoi on May 17, 2022.  “Misrepresentation[s] This photo of TANG CHHIN SOTHY has been modified in the following manner in the AFP system displayed in the metadata: [Denyse Chan Wan Jing] Instead [Cheung Kemei].  Please remove the misspellings immediately[s] Delete this (s) from all your online services and from your server  If you are authorized by AFP to distribute it (to them) to third parties, please make sure they have done the same.  Failure to comply with these instructions immediately will result in liability for any continued or post-notification use.  So we thank you very much for all your attention and quick action.  We apologize for the inconvenience this notification may cause and will be at your disposal for further information you may need. ”

Maxine Isabel Esteban (L) of the Philippines competes against Denise Chan Wan Jing of Singapore in the women’s foil team fencing final during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Hanoi on May 17, 2022. (Photo by TANG CHHIN SOTHY)

MANILA, Philippines – After winning gold in the individual foil, Sam Catantan finished the silver medal for the Philippine fencing team in the women’s foil at the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday at the Hanoi Indoor Games Palace in Vietnam.

Catanton, Maxine Esteban, Wilhelmina Lozada, and Justin Gayle Tinio also secured silver medals in the final, 33-28, near Singapore.

Earlier, the Quartet extended their dominance in the semifinals by defeating Thailand 45-26.

Esteban, Katantan, Lojada and Tinio are in third place in the 2019 edition, sharing bronze with Thailand.

Two days ago, Katantan won gold in the women’s individual foil.

Meanwhile, the Philippine men’s EP team was knocked out in the elimination round by Thailand, 45-42.

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