An active member of the Philippine Army bagged the 2nd gold medal of Philippines for arnis in the men’s featherweight +55kg-60kg full contact livestick in the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 2019.

Sgt. NiƱo Mark Talledo bested Vietnamese athlete Van Kein Vu.

The 33-years old athlete’s career started when he joined the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)-PNP Olympics in 2008.

In 2007, he started playing for the Philippines.

Earlier, Dexter Bolambao captured the first gold medal win of the Philippines for arnis.

(With reports from Bombo Jerald B. Ulep)