Justine Tinio of Philippines Wins 1st Medal in (SEA) Games 2015

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Congratulations Justine Tinio!

The Philippines barged into the medal tally of the Southeast Asian Games as fencer Justine Gail Tinio bagged silver in the women's individual foil on Wednesday night.

Tinio bowed to Singapore's Wenying Wang, 15-7, to settle for second place and give the country its first medal in the 28th SEA Games.

She qualified for the gold medal round after beating Thi Hoai Thu Nguyen in the semifinals, 15-6.

Tinio started her campaign with a 15-13 victory over Myanmar's May Tinzar Kyaw in the round of 16, and then followed it up with a win against Vietnam's Thi Anh Do in the quarterfinals, 15-11.

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