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Ramirez secures PH’s 3rd gold medal in Asiad

PHILIPPINE jiu-jitsu fighter Annie Ramirez gave the Philippines its 3rd gold medal of the 19th Asian Games on Friday.

Filipino jiu-jitsu fighter Annie Ramirez in action at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. PHOTO FROM THE PHILIPPINE SPORTS COMMISSION

Ramirez defeated Kazakhstan's Galina Duvanova, 2-0, in the final of the women's 57 kilograms. She is the second jiu-jitsu fighter to win gold after world champion Meggie Ochoa, who won in the 48 kg on Thursday.

As of posting time, the Philippines now has 3 golds, 2 silvers, and 12 bronze medals in the Asian Games.

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