SEA Games campaign: Cebuanos bag three more golds
Caecent No-ot Magsumbol (The Freeman) - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines — Two Cebuana athletes lived up to the hype as skater Margielyn Didal and judoka Kiyome Watanabe both delivered, while Cebuano Daniel Ledermann claimed the first ever gold in the men's skateboarding in the 30th Southeast Asian Games yesterday.

The 2018 Asian Games gold medalist Didal bested fellow Pinay Christiana Means in the finals of the S.K.A.T.E event at the Sigtuna Hall of the Tagaytay International Convention Center.

Didal and Means both started strong until the 20-year-old pulled off impressive tricks to the delight of her family who came all the way from Cebu to watch her perform in her first ever SEA Games stint.

Ledermann, whose mother is a Cebuana, duplicated Didal's golden victory after beating Indonesian Basral Hutomo to bag the gold. Lederman advanced to the finals after topping Vietnam's Tien Son Nguyen in the semis.

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