Fil-Jap Judoka Kiyomi Watanabe bags gold at 2017 SEA Games

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Fil-Jap Judoka Kiyomi Watanabe won another gold for the Philippines today at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Cebu-born athlete had won SEA Games gold in 2013 and 2015 and is keeping her winning ways going. The 21-year-old won the gold today in just 35 seconds, according to ABS-CBN reporter Dyan Castillejo, who was on-site to witness Watanabe’s victory.

Castillejo posted this video of Watanabe’s final match for the gold:

The caption read:

Check out the total domination of 21 yr old Pinoy japanese watanabe beating THA in less than 35 seconds Bravo! Gold PHI.

Photo via PSC-POC Media Group

Gab Pangalangan

Gab Pangalangan is a former collegiate national Judo champ and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of You can find his other works in the Philippines' leading magazines and websites.
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