Llarena wins gold for PH in global speed kicking championship

October 27, 2020

Ateneo de Manila Junior High School student athlete Lucas Llarena of Cardoner/7-Alonso won a gold medal for the Philippines in the cadet flyweight category (-37kg) of the Global Taekwondo Online Speed Kicking Championships. Hosted by Manila, the competition attracted taekwondo jins from 32 countries and was held online from October 23 to 25, 2020. It was organized by the Philippine Taekwondo Association, sanctioned by the Philippines Sports Commission and the Philippines Olympic Committee, and presented by Smart/MVP Sports Foundation.