[Youth Olympics] Moreno pairs with Chinese to win Olympic gold

Luis Gabriel Moreno and teammate Ms. Li Jiaman of China topped the mixed team recurve event at the archery competitions of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China. His feat is the country's first medal at any Olympic event in nearly two decades.

The high school junior’s feat is the first Philippine medal at any Olympic competition since the silver medal by boxer Mansueto Velasco at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

 

 

MANILA (The Filipino Connection)–Just when you thought every Olympic Games is a ho-hum event for competing Filipino athletes, surprise came to a Southeast Asian country that had been medal-less in Olympic competitions for nearly two decades.

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