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Philippines to send 10 kurash competitors in Vietnam SEA Games

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The Kurash Sports Federation of the Philippines will send 10 competitors to the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games scheduled on May 12 to 23 in Hanoi, Vietnam. As per playing mentor Al Rolan Llamas, the organization is as yet during the time spent choosing different individuals from the group. The last arrangement will be reported one month from now.

Estie Gay Liwanen, who stashed the gold decoration in ladies’ – 63kg classification during the 2019 SEA Games, will flag the kurash group alongside silver medalist Bianca Estrella (ladies’ – 70kg) and bronze medalist Sydney Sy (ladies’ +87kg).

“We’re having an up close and personal preparation at our own cost right now since we haven’t begun with the air pocket preparing arrangement,” said Llamas, who won a bronze in the men’s – 60kg classification in 2019.

Llamas conceded that the restricted planning might influence the group’s award crusade however he is keeping an inspirational perspective, saying, “it will be a tight rope yet with the right recipe, I figure we will actually want to bring back a similar record, on the off chance that not surpassing last SEAG’s outcome.”

The Philippines (1-2-5) positioned third behind Vietnam (7-1-2) and Thailand (2-2-4) in the kurash decoration count during the 2019 SEA Games.

“I desire to prepare the group for the SEA Games regardless of the tough spot because of the pandemic,” said Llamas, who additionally packed away a bronze in the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (Aimag) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

The procedures in kurash are like judo. The game was first remembered for the Asian Games in 2018 and in the SEA Games in 2019. Helen Dawa, a double cross SEA Games gold medalist in judo, played for the kurash public group and won a bronze award (ladies’ – 52kg) in the 2016 Asian Beach Games. She additionally won the bronze in the 2019 SEA Games.