Six ASHS Jins bag medals at national TKD championship

October 02, 2017
Paul Daza; photos courtesy of Elmer Rafael and Lilet Dy

Six Ateneo Senior High School students won medals at the 2017 National Interschool Taekwondo Championships held from September 30 to October 1, 2017 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.  Harley Santos of 12-Daniel won a gold medal while Amiel Baradi of 12 Geronimo and Jolo Salinas of 11 Campion each took home a silver medal in the individual competitions. Julienne Bermejo of 12-Kibe bagged a bronze medal also in the individual competition. Winning bronze in the Poomsae Junior Team Black Belt competition were Larissa Austine Dy and Chad Dabalus, both from 12 Geronimo.

More than 1,500 taekwondo jins from all over the Philippines participated in the two-day competition.

Gold medalist Harley Santos
Austine Dy and Chad Dabalus, bronze medalists for Team Poomsae Seated in front: Jolo Salinas; standing from left: Coach Elmer Rafael, Amiel Baradi, Julius Rafael Co (Ateneo Junior High School) Julienne Bermejo