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Boxing gets 3 golds from Rogen Ladon, Eumir Marcial, Ian Clark Bautista

The Philippines won three gold medals from boxing on Sunday as the 31st Southeast Asian Games nears its closing.

Olympic bronze medalist Eumir Marcial won the gold medal in the men's 69-75 kg event, while Ian Clark Bautista bagged another in the men's 52-57 kg. Rogen Ladon, meanwhile, notched the gold medal in the men's 48-52 kg event.

Tokyo Olympian Irish Magno settled for a silver medal in the women's 48-51 kg event.

Josie Gabuco, Marjon Piañar, James Palicte, Riza Pasuit, and Olympic silver medalist Nesthy Petecio all settled for bronze medals.

All nine boxers sent by the Philippines in the biennial meet advanced to the semifinals of their boxing matches.

—MGP, GMA News