The Philippine wushu team, which includes 3 members from the Cordilleras, reaped six gold and six silver medals in the recent Asian Traditional Wushu Championships 2021 held online from August 15 to October 4, 2021.
The Cordillerans helped the national team land fourth overall by contributing three (3) gold medals and three (3) silvers for the crew's six (6) gold and six (6) silver medals output.
Igorot Thornton Quieney Lou Sayan captured the gold medals in Nan Quan and Nan Gun. Agatha Chrystenzen Wong equaled Sayan's showing as she pocketed the golds in Yang Shi Taiji Quan and 42 Yang Shi Taiji Jian.
Igorot John Llabre Inso, from La Trinidad, Benguet, won gold in Taiji Jian and silver in Taiji Quan. Teammate Dave Degala also duplicated this feat by winning gold in Ju Jie Bian and silver in Si Lu Cha Quan.
Completing the medal haul for team Philippines were Mankayan, Benguet pride Daniel Parantac, who finished silver in the Tai Ji Quan and Taiji Weapon, as well as Johnzenth Gajo, who bagged two silvers in the Quan and single weapon events.
2021 Asian Traditional Wushu Online Competition ranking where 21 countries out of 30 plus countries/territories copped medals.
- China (13 golds)
- Malaysia (11-2-0)
- Hong Kong (10-1-2)
- Philippines (6-6-0)
- Vietnam (6-4-0)
- Japan (6-1-1)
- Macau (4-2-6)
- Iran (2-5-6)
- Singapore (1-9-2)
- Korea (1-6-0)