Cebuanos win medals in Korea Taekwondo Open-A A +A
Thursday, November 1, 2012
CEBUANO jins Mikaela Calamba and Rinna Babanto brought home medals for the Philippines in the recent Korea Open Taekwondo Championships in South Korea.
Mikaela grabbed a silver medal, while Babanto took the bronze in the poomsae or forms category. Mikaela and Babanto are two of the six Cebuanos who made it to the Smart Taekwondo National squad.
The other Cebuanos who competed all had respectable finishes in their divisions of the international tournament.
Nichole Maurin bagged fifth place in the juniors individual event and the 13-year-old Maurin joined Babanto and Meagan Bugarin for another fifth-place finish in the 29-under Women’s poomsae event.
Moses Bullicer and Miguel Calamba also reached the finals of their individual events.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on November 02, 2012.