Taekwondo players of the University of the Assumption collected medals in the recently held Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games 2017 and PalarongPambansa 2017.
Representing Region III, UA players brought home 2 silver and 11 bronze medals from the PRISAA National Games 2017held on April 23-29 at Iba, Zambales.
Azur Nasserpal P. Diaz (BS Architecture) and Aldrin G. Lulu (BS Accounting Technology) won silver medals in Kyurogi category. Julizer Leo L. Borromeo (BS Psychology), Christian Marione M. Pasumbal (BS Architecture), Kenneth G. Reyes (BS Information Technology), Iris Kheylle P. Bacani, Kateleen Rei B. Bonifacio and Araceli Gieann G. Bustamante (BS Business Administration), Edil Jane Cabuso (BS Education) were bronze medalists in the same category.
Meanwhile, for the Poomsae category, UA won a total of 5 bronze medals in team and mixed duo events. Members of the Team were Kateleen Rei B. Bonifacio, Araceli Gieann G. Bustamanteand Edil Jane G. Cabuso. Winners in the mixed duo event were Julizer Leo L. Borromeo and Kateleen Rei B. Bonifacio.
Meanwhile, Grade 8 student Mark Eledir D. David of the UAJHS won the silver medal in the Taekwondo secondary boys fin weight division of the Palarong Pambansa 2017 held in Antique, Aklan on April 23-29.
Sports Coordinator Mr. Ulysses Rengel and Head Coach Dauphin Punzalan consider the dedication and hardwork that the UA athletes are giving to their sports that made them win in national competition.