‘Angel Locsin’ of the PH Arnis team wins gold for country

‘Angel Locsin’ of the PH Arnis team wins gold for country

The “Angel Locsin” of the Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Foundation is part of the Arnis national team that won 14 gold medals, 4 silvers and 2 bronzes for the country in this 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games.
Jedah-Mae Soriano is dead shot look alike of the ABS-CBN artist Angel Locsin, but don’t be fooled by her good looks because she is an arnis champion.

She won the gold in Arnis featherweight weight category in the live-stick category.
Jedah-Mae Soriano, Arnis featherweight SEA Games gold medalist

As for her being the Angel Locsin look alike, she feels happy and ashamed at the same time.
“Masaya po na nahihiya,” was the reaction of Soriano who hails from Pasay City when asked about the comparison.
“Star po kasi si Angel Locsin. Idol ko po siya, pinapanood ko ang mga action movies niya. Nakakataba ng puso na makumpara sa kanya.”

Soriano said she has been compared to the Kapamilya actress eversince she was a child, and would be fondly called “Angel”. It may be remembered that Angel Locsin once portrayed the Filipino mythical and iconic superhero “Darna”.
“Noong bata pa po kasi ako tinatawag na po nila akong Angel. Iyon na rin po ang tawag sa kin ng kapwa arnisador,” kuwento ni Soriano
“Sobrang nakaka-proud po, nakaka-overwhelm ng puso na part ako ng Philippine national team na nag-represent sa Pilipinas.”

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