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Jamie Lim, Samboy's daughter, wins SEA Games karatedo gold

Jamie Lim poses with her mom after the victory ceremony for her gold medal conquest in the SEA Games karatedo event. Ivan Saldajeno
By Ivan Saldajeno

PASAY—Thirty-four years after Samboy Lim won a Southeast Asian Games gold, his daughter followed suit.

Jaime Lim continued the legacy of her father by by winning the gold medal in the women's 61-kilogram kumite category in the SEA Games karatedo event at the World Trade Center here on Monday.

Lim won the gold after beating Indonesia's Ceyco Zefanya in the final, 2-1.

Earlier in the day, she defeated Malaysia's Audrey Japyus in the quarterfinals, 7-3, and Vietnam's Bui Thi Thao, 5-1, in the semifinals.

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