Taekwondo jins humakot ng 13 medals sa Korea

(Pilipino Star Ngayon) - August 3, 2015 - 10:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Nag-uwi ang mga taekwondo jins ng SMART/MVP Sports Foundation ng kabuuang 13 medalya, ka­sama rito ang dalawang gold medals, sa nakaraang Korea Open championships sa Chuncheon Gangwon-do, South Korea.

Si junior kyorugi (free sparring) campaigner Beatrice Kassandra Gaerlan at ang poomsae (forms) se­nior women’s team nina Rin­na Babanto, Jocel Lyn Ninobla at Juvenile Faye Crisostomo ang kumuha ng dalawang ginto sa natu­rang torneo.

Kumuha rin ang SMART/MVP SF team ng tatlong silver at walong bronze medals sa week-long event na nilahukan ng 2,500 atleta mula sa 50 bansa.

Nag-ambag naman si­na junior kyorugi bet Rry­shel Jasmin Ramirez at senior kyorugi fighter Ve­ronica Garces at ang poomsae senior women’s mixed pair nina Patrick King Perez at Robiegayle Lee Na­vales ng tatlong silver  me­dals.

Ang mga nag-ambag ng bronze medals ay ang poomsae senior women’s individual performers na sina Crisostomo, bahagi ng gold-medal champion team, at Elizabeth Cesista, at ang junior kyorugi bets na sina Mayn Yengele Co­ran, Raymundo Alombro III, Gian Carlo Gutierrez at Sal Luigi Estrada at sina senior kyorugi bets Jenar Torillos at Pauline Louise Lopez.

“Our athletes deserve commendations for their aus­picious showing. Their long, rigorous training paid off,” sabi ni Philippine Taekwondo Association CEO Sung Chon Hong.

Tinalo ni Gaerlan ang da­lawang Koreans sa quar­terfinals at semifinals ba­go gibain ang nakaharap niyang Thai fighter, 3-2, sa gold-medal match.

 

ACIRC ANG BEATRICE KASSANDRA GAERLAN CHUNCHEON GANGWON ELIZABETH CESISTA GIAN CARLO GUTIERREZ JASMIN RAMIREZ JENAR TORILLOS JOCEL LYN NINOBLA JUVENILE FAYE CRISOSTOMO SHY
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