The Young Galvez Makes a Mark at Malaysia Tournament
University of the East (UE) recently took part in the 2nd Malaysia Fencing Federation Minime International Fencing Championship. The team’s fencers clinched several medals, with rookie Willa Galvez taking the most.
Galvez secured the U14 gold medal in women’s foil with a victory over Singapore’s Lam Xin Ying of Absolute Fencing. Meanwhile, the grade 7 student helped her team, which included Yuna Canlas, Hagia del Castillo, and Lily Juico, win the U12 title against Absolute Fencing Singapore.
In addition to winning gold in the U17 event, Galvez also earned two silvers and two bronze medals in various categories. Other UE standouts Nina Canlas and James Lim also secured gold medals in different events.