LOOK: Richard Gomez wins gold in Asian fencing event


Posted at Aug 29 2015 05:44 AM | Updated as of Aug 29 2015 01:44 PM

Photo taken from the official Facebook page of Richard Gomez

MANILA - Actor Richard Gomez won gold at the first-ever Asian Master's Fencing Championship held at the PhilSports Complex in Pasig City.

The 49-year-old Gomez made the announcement on his official Facebook page.

The actor wrote: "Thank you, Lord! Thank you for the support of my teammates and coach Benny. Thank you for the continous support of my lovely wife [Lucy Torres Gomez]."

Gomez also posted a video of his elimination round performance against an opponent from Hong Kong.


During the elimination round of the Asian Men's Fencing Championship at the ULTRA. Gomez (Phils) vs Lee (HK)

Posted by Richard Goma Gomez on Friday, August 28, 2015

The Asian Master's Fencing Championship is organized by he Fencing Confederation of Asia, the umbrella organization of all national fencing associations in the region.