Filipino jiu-jitsu professional athlete Kaila Napolis took house the very first gold medal at the 32nd Southeast Asian Games kept in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Napolis won the Women’s Ne-Waza 52kg classification, pounding Cambodia’s Jessa Khan who beat her in the World Martial Arts Mastership Games kept in 2019 in South Korea. Napolis’ triumph brought her household terrific delight, specifically her mom Gina who has actually constantly been nervous enjoying her child’s bouts. Gina considers it a big honor for her household and the nation that her child brought house the gold medal, and she’s happy to support young professional athletes, like Napolis, who leave their mark representing the Philippines. Napolis began training for jiu-jitsu when her sibling presented her to the sport. She sees jiu-jitsu not just as a competitors sport however likewise a way of self-defense. Her suggestions to aiming professional athletes is to stand firm and gain from losses. Following her SEA Games win, Napolis will complete in upcoming Asian Games, Combat Games, and Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games.