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Phl judo team cops medals in HK meet

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Monica Pineda bagged the silver while Helen Dawa took the bronze in their respective categories as the Philippines held its own against a crack international field in the Hong Kong International judo tournament at the Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Center in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon recently.

Pineda finished second in the under-45kg while Dawa placed third in under-48kg division of the event that drew participants from Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

The 11-member Phl delegation, backed by PLDT-Hong Kong Ltd., was headed by team manager Shalimar Tamano and included seven national judokas and three young athletes from La Salle Greenhills.

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HELEN DAWA

HONG KONG AND THE PHILIPPINES

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL

HONG KONG LTD

LA SALLE GREENHILLS

MONICA PINEDA

NEW ZEALAND

SHALIMAR TAMANO

SHAM SHUI PO

SHEK KIP MEI PARK SPORTS CENTER

SOUTH KOREA

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