Amisola, Bautista, Garcia each win gold at QC New Face TKD championship

July 03, 2017

Brent Amisola
Manuel Garcia Miguel Garcia Seven taekwondo jins from the Ateneo de Manila University each took home medals in the Quezon City New Face Taekwondo championship held last July 1 at Fisher Mall in Quezon City. Ateneo Junior High School students Rafael Bautista (Cardoner/9-Baena), Miguel Garcia (Montserrat/9-Kisai), and Brent Amisola (Montserrat/7 Grimaltos) all won gold medals in the cadet division. Manuel Garcia of Pamplona/7-Pires won a silver medal. Ateneo Senior High School students Diego Montes (GA/Hoyos) and Jolo Salinas (GA/11-Campion) each took home a gold medal for the -63kg welter weight category and the -54kg feather weight category, respectively. Incoming Loyola Schools college freshman Steven Santos won a silver medal in the -51kg bantam weight category. 
Team Ateneo finished the tournament as second runnerup overall. The Ateneo jins are coached by Elmer Rafael.   

(L-R) Steven Santos, Rafael Bautista, Coach Elmer Rafael, Diego Montes, Jolo Salinas