Mañaol bags 2 medals in karate tilt

January 23, 2017
AJHS News; Photos courtesy of Michelle Mañaol

Marco MañaolAJHS student Marco Miguel Mañaol of Montserrat/10 Jogues won two (2) medals at the 5th Adidas BMP International Karate Championships held last January 21, 2017, at SM Mall of Asia. Marco bagged a bronze medal for advanced kata (14-15 years old boys) and a silver medal for kumite (14-15 yrs., +63kg boys). 

Marco has won four medals in various karate tournaments in the past six months. On August 28, 2016 he won the 1st bronze medal in kumite (+63 kg. division) at the Milo Mini Olympics karatedo regionals held in SM Masinag. On December 18, he won a gold medal in the Milo Super Karate Kids competition held at SM Sucat thanks to solid teamwork with teammate Adam Bondoc of Xavier School in the kumite for boys 15 and up.  

Coach Ricky Lim (left) and Marco Mañaol