Catantan grabs fencing silver in SEA Games debut; Esteban earns bronze
MANILA, Philippines – Samantha Kyle Catantan improved the Philippines' medal haul as she finishes with a silver medal in the 29th SEA Games foil individual fencing tournament on Monday, August 21 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Maxine Esteban also bannered the Philippine flag, ending the tournament with a bronze medal.
Catantan – who is also a two-time junior UAAP fencing champion – is only 15 years old and this is her first time competing in the SEA Games.
Philippines is currently in 6th seed and has 3 golds, 6 silvers and 6 bronzes. – Rappler.com
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story had the incorrect photo for the Samantha Kyle Catantan. This has since been corrected.