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FIFTEEN young girls and women are taking the spotlight upon winning Gold Medals in the 7th Women’s Martial Arts Festival Pencak Silat Competition in this week’s Rise Up, Shape Up web series.

Success stories of Danyella Reiyn Coching (Tunggal pre-teen 9-11 years old category), Szavein Emerald Cordovez, Jazzy dela Cruz and Antoinette Isabelle Sta. Romana (Beregu pre-teen 9-11 years old category) and Zyche Mae Jizmundo, Ann Gilrose Sanchez, and Hanna Kimberlay Cezar (Beregu Pre-junior 12-13 years old category) will be showcased in the September 25 episode.

The series will also feature the other golden medalist rising stars of the Indonesian martial arts who won their competition in the 14-16 years old category and the 17-35 years old category.  Pencak Silat 2019 Southeast Asian Games Silver Medalist Francine Padios will also be joining the web series episode.

Women in Sports (WIS) Commissioner in-charge Celia H. Kiram, in her regular segment “K-Isport: Kwentong Isport,” will briefly tackle the history of Pencak Silat in the country.


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