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Taekwondo athletes bag medals from Region 4A competition

October 30,2019

Two members of the SSC Scions Taekwondo Team brought home medals as they competed in the 5th Gov. Ramil L. Hernandez Inter-School Taekwondo Competition (Region 4A) held October 13 at the Laguna Sports Complex.

Sophia Giniseran, Grade 10, and Cristin Bolintiam, Grade 12, won in the individual poomsae and sparring categories. The competition was attended by 990 athletes from 105 schools.

Giniseran earned a bronze for individual poomsae (CADET division) and a silver for sparring (novice division). Bolintiam won a bronze for individual poomsae (senior division) and a gold in sparring (juniors division– flyweight category).

Along with the athletes were coach Pauline Angeles, organization moderator Mr. John Carey Lacap, and their parents.

The competition was conducted by the Provincial Sports and Games Development Office (PSGDO) in partnership with the Laguna Taekwondo Management Committee (LTMC).

The Technical Officiating Officials were from the Philippine Taekwondo Association.

By June Iris Lobrin