Asian Games: Taekwondo jin Lopez hands PH fourth bronze medal after semis loss to China

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Pauline Lopez gave the Philippines its fourth bronze medal in the Asian Games after losing to China's Luo Zongshi in the women's -57kg taekwondo kyorugi event.

Lopez gave a gallant stand against the taller Zongshi, suffering an 11-4 decision.

The first round ended with the Chinese jin ahead 2-0. In the following round, both fighters were able score two points. But Zongshi proved her dominance in the final frame, outscoring Lopez by five points.

The 22-year old Filipina jin qualified to the medal rounds after blanking Nepal's Gyani Chunara, 20-0, in the quarterfinals.

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