Samatha Kyle Catantan from the Philippines won a gold award in the U23 Asian Fencing Championship which was held at Bangkok, Thailand. It was her first since forever Asian gold decoration. She was so cheerful and felt like that she was in paradise.
She won the Womens individual foil against Choi Yu Min from South Korea with a score of 15-9. She likewise won against Choi Minseo from Japan with a last score of 15-14. Catantan was additionally the MVP at UAAP (Universities Athletics Associations of the Philippines) in youngsters division. Then again, she additionally won silver award during the 2017 SEA games which was held at Malaysia.