Jian Bautista wins gold in Asia fencing tournament in Australia!

July 24, 2017
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ASHS News; Photos courtesy of Jenny Bautista

Representing the Philippines, Ateneo Senior High School student Jian Bautista (11-Nakaura/HUMSS) won a gold medal in the individual men’s epee of the Asian Cadet Epee tournament last July 22, 2017. The competition was part of the Asian Cadet Circuit 2017 and was held in Brisbane, Australia from July 22-23, 2017. Gold medalist Jian Bautista (second from left)   
 
A week before he grabbed gold in Australia, Jian won a silver medal in the boys’ team epee and a bronze medal in the junior boys’ team epee in the 2017 Southeast Asia Pacific Fencing Championships, where he also competed under the banner of Team Philippines. The SEAP fencing tournament was concluded on July 17, 2017 at the Philsports/Ultra Multi Purpose Hall.    

Jian Bautista (center)