CLARK, Philippines – The Philippines took the early top spot in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games medal tally on Sunday, December 1.
Fresh off a golden performance in the world championships, Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier Carlos Yulo delivered a gold in the men's all-around final to start his bid for a SEA Games sweep.
The Filipino dancers dazzled their way to a whopping 10 gold medals in dancesport, which made a return to the regiona biennial meet after 12 years.
More commonly known as “Bee”, Beatrice is a multimedia sports reporter for Rappler, who covers Phillippine sports governance, national teams, football and the UAAP. Stay tuned for her news and features on Philippine sports and videos like the Rappler Athlete’s Corner and Rappler Sports Timeout.