THE Philippine Tae Kwon Do Team dominated the fourth Asian University Championship in Cheongyang, Korea. The victory strengthened their prospect of ruling the tae kwon do event of the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar in December.
Filipino jins captured two gold, five silver, and six bronze medals in the meet held from November 1 to 4.
Samuel Morrison and National Collegiate Athletic Association Most Valuable Player Mary Anjelay Pelaez won a gold medal each in their respective weight categories.
Aaron Francis Agojo, Jade Zafra, Christian Al dela Cruz, Kristopher Uy, and Maika Lizares Mora bagged silver medals, while Jane Narra, Paul Romero, Elaine Alora, Gershon Bautista, Eddtone Lumasac and Nicole Abigail Cham took home the bronze medals in the individual sparring event.
The Philippine Team also won silver medals in the men and women’s sparring team event.