Aranar-Nualla duo repeats golden treble in Vietnam

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 16) – The duo of Sean Aranar and Ana Nualla led the golden finish of Philippines in the last day of the 31st Southeast Asian Games dancesport competition on Monday at the Nha Thi Dau Long Bien Hall in Vietnam.

The Aranar-Nualla duo successfully defended their crowns in the Tango, Viennese Waltz, and Five Dances events.

Thailand and Vietnam clinched the silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the three events ruled by Aranar and Nualla.

Meanwhile, the pair of Mark Jayson Gayon and Mary Joy Renigen won their second straight gold medal in the Slow Foxtrot event. Thailand copped the silver medal, while Malaysia bagged the bronze medal.

Gayon and Renigen settled for a silver medal in Waltz and ceded their title to Thailand’s Issarapong Duangkaew and Thanawan Yananun. The hometown bets picked up the bronze in this category.

The Gayon-Renigen duo duplicated their silver medal finish in Quickstep in 2019, ruled by the Thai pair and the Vietnamese tandem winning the bronze medal.

Overall, the Philippine dancesport team will bring home five gold medals, five silver medals, and two bronze medals.

The pair of Stephanie Sabalo and Michael Angelo Marquez clinched the lone gold medal in Cha-Cha and collected silver medals in the Jive and Latin All Five Dances.

The duo of Wilbert Aunzo and Pearl Cañeda won a silver medal in Samba and a bronze medal each in Rumba and Paso Doble.

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