12 AGS JINS BAG MEDALS IN PRADA TAEKWONDO TOURNAMENT

November 23, 2017


Twelve Ateneo Grade School students won a total of five golds, three silvers, and four bronze medals in the sparring events of the recent 2017 Private Schools Athletic Development Association (PRADA) Taekwondo tournament, where Ateneo de Manila University emerged as overall champion.  Winning bronze medals were Brandon dela Cruz (2-Apitong), Pilipo Nuestro (3-Mayon), Noel Macasaet (6-Intramuros), and Augusto Dulalia (5-Tausug).  Securing silver medals were Ynigo Salvador (6-Kawit), Jonathan Chupungco (4-Lapu-Lapu), and Lavi Idnani (4-Maniago).  Grabbing gold medals were Jose Llanera (4-Diego Silang), Max Favila (4-Tupas), Benito Domingo (6-Biak-na-Bato), Pietro Morales (4-Diego Silang), and Stephen Colapo (4-Sikatuna).  The boys were coached by Joey Paja. 

As an overall champion of the tournament, Ateneo de Manila bested taekwondo jins from Don Bosco Makati and La Salle Greenhills.  The 2017 PRADA Taekwondo Championship was held onNovember19,2017 at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City.