Baguio jins shine in all- women taekwondo tilt

>> Monday, June 13, 2016

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Baguio taekwondo team stamped their class against their rivals by grabbing a total of sixteen gold, silver and bronze medals in the recently-concluded all-women martial arts competition held in Metro Manila last month.
Of the 16 medals collected by the local jins, 8 were gold, 4 bronze and 4 silver medals that were collected by the local athletes.
The gold medalists were James Emmanuel Macaset in the cadet girls featherweight division, Maureen Ato in the cadet girls welterweight division, AllaCalip in the cadet girls heavy-heavyweight division, Alexa Rabino in the junior women’s bantamweight division, Mary Cenza Quiambao in the junior women’s lightweight division, Rowena Chorachor in the junior women’s welterweight division, Ashley Jane Salao in the junior women’s light-heavyweight and Carla Angela Soria in the senior women’s middle-heavyweight division
The silver medal winners were Jessa Tumlayen in the cadet girls light-middleweight division, Chelsea Xen Tacay in the cadet girls middleweight, Wiliza Maure in the junior women’s featherweight and Louise Dy Angel in the junior women’s middleweight division.
On the other hand, the bronze medal winners are Laeia Simoune Soriam in the cadet girls featherweight division, Arriana Badandao in the cadet girls light heavy-heavyweight division, Liquiza Obas in the cadet girls heavy-heavyweight division and Kriszna Leporada in the junior womens featherweight division.
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan congratulated the Baguio taekwondo team for continuously being able to bring honor and pride to the city through their active participation in various local, regional, national and international competitions, saying that their achievements should serve as an inspiration for other upcoming athletes to train hard and excel in their respective sporting events in the future.
The local chief executive directed the city sports office to work out the immediate release of the appropriate incentives due to the winning athletes and coaches pursuant to existing local laws, rules and regulations so that the athletes will have something to use in their future trainings in preparation for their participation in upcoming competitions locally and abroad.
Ordinance No. 92, series of 1994 prescribes the incentivise to be granted by the city government to winners and coaches who participate in local, regional, national and international sports competitions representing the city in such sports events conducted locally and abroad.


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