MANILA, Philippines – Agatha Wong missed out on a medal in the women’s Taijiquan and Taijijian finals at the Asian Games at the Xiaoshan Guali Sports Center in Hangzhou, China on Sunday.
The Filipino Wushu star failed to replicate her bronze medal performance at the 2018 Asiad in Jakarta, Indonesia, after finishing fourth with a combined score of 19.456 points.
The 25-year-old Wong finished seventh in the taijiquan with a score of 9.72. She ranked in the top three of the taijijian and scored 9,736 points, but that was not enough to reach the podium.
China’s Tong Xin ruled the tournament with 19,696 points. Basma Lackhar of Brunei took silver with 19.502, while Chen Suijin of Hong Kong completed the podium with 19.476.
In the men’s Changquan final, Sandrex Gainsan finished last among the 14 competitors with 8,763 points. Home bet Sun Peiyuan won gold with 9.84 points.
Wong won gold at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia in the combined taijiquan and taijiquan event.
Wong, the silver medalist at the 2015 World Taijiquan Wushu Championships, has won five gold medals and two second places at the SEA Games since 2017.