Paul Marton Dela Cruz edges out an archer from Chinese Taipei for the gold. 


PAUL Marton Dela Cruz won the country’s first gold in the 2018 Asia Cup-Stage 2 archery competition on Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.

Dela Cruz ruled the individual compound men with a 704 score. The 2014 Asian Games bronze medalist actually tied with Lin Che-Wei of Chinese Taipei but had more arrows in the 10 and X rings, 57-46, at the a makeshift archery range at the baseball playing field.

Wei Huang of China bagged the bronze with a 697.

Joseph Vicencio finished seventh, Earl Benjamin Yap was 10th and Barbin Dranoel was 19th.

Date: April 7, 2018 | By: Reuben Terrado | Newspaper: | Source: