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Pinoy arnis team sweeps live stick events with four golds in SEA Games

A clean sweep for the Philippine team men's division of Arnis competition at the on going 30th Southeast Asian Games where the host country bags in four gold medals in the arnis live stick events.

Dexler Bolambao, Villardo Cunamay, Niño Mark Talledo, Mike Bañares sweeps all the matches for four golds in four different weight class.

"I hope this can make things open for Philippine arnis. I hope this will just be the beginning," Bañares said in Filipino. "I hope the Filipinos will learn to love arnis, because this is our sport. We must love it, support it, and learn it in school since this is really ours."

Arnis is the national martial art of the Philippines, it comes naturally that the Filipinos will have an advantage in the sport.


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