Llarena wins 2 medals in NCR online taekwondo tourney

January 29, 2021

Ateneo de Manila Junior High School jins Lucas Llarena (Cardoner/7-Alonso) and Niko Macasaet (La Storta/9-Favre) each won a silver medal in the recent PTA 2021 Online NCR Age Group Poomsae and Speed Kicking Taekwondo Championships. Llarena’s silver was for poomsae in the cadet male blackbelt division, while Macasaet’s silver was for the speed kicking event, junior male blackbelt division.

In addition, Llarena also bagged a bronze medal for free kicking in the cadet male blackbelt category. 

Lucas Llarena

Niko Macasaet

The competition marked the first time Macasaet competed in the Junior Division. He is a member of the Philippine TaeKwonDo Association’s Kyorugi (sparring) Cadet and Juniors National Training Teams, and of the elite Philippines Taekwondo contingent.  

The competition was held online from January 23 – 24, 2021.