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Ochoa gives Philippines its 2nd gold in 19th Asian Games

Margarita “Meggie” Ochoa gave the Philippines a gold medal in jiu-jitsu at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China on Thursday, October 5, 2023.

In the final match in the women's –48 kg division, Ochoa defeated Balqees Abdulla of the United Arab Emirates to bag the gold.

Margarita Ochoa (left) in action during an elimination round jiu-jitsu match in the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China. PSC PHOTO

It is the second gold medal for the Philippines of this edition of the Asian Games, after pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena won last September 30.

As of this writing, the country now has 2 golds, 1 silver, and 9 bronze medals in the ongoing Asian Games.

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