Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times
(C) Rodolfo Reyes Jr


Rodolfo Reyes Jr, Darius Venerable take MVPs in Asian Poomsae Championships

Rodolfo Reyes Jr. and Darius Venerable paced the charge for the Philippine national team as they bagged the Male Most Valuable Player awards for the recognized and freestyle categories, respectively, at the end of the 7th Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Chuncheon, South Korea.

Team Pilipinas garnered five silver and three bronze medals in the tournament.

Reyes Jr. captured two medals after taking the silver in the recognized poomsae individual male under-30 category and the bronze in the pair under-30 event with reigning two-time Southeast Asian Games champion Jocel Ninobla.

7th-Asian-Taekwondo-Poomsae-Championships-Darius-Venerable Rodolfo Reyes Jr, Darius Venerable take MVPs in Asian Poomsae Championships News Taekwondo  - philippine sports news

(C) Darius Venerable

Venerable, on the other hand, pocketed two silver medals in the championships to capture his second straight MVP award. The University of Santo Tomas student-athlete earned a runner-up finish in the freestyle individual male over-17 and helped the mixed team over-17 finish in second as well.

Janna Dominique Oliva also took home two silver medals as she ended in second in the freestyle individual female over-17 and as she is likewise a part of the mixed team over-17.

Joining Venerable and Oliva in the mixed team over-17 silver medalists are 30th SEA Games champion Jeordan Dominguez, Kobe Macario, and Juvenile Crisostomo.

The other silver medal came from the recognized team male under-30 with Joaquin Tuzon, Enrico Mella, and Patrick King Perez.

Macario and Crisostomo took bronze after fourth in the freestyle poomsae pair over-17 final. Angelica Gaw, Aidaine Laxa, and Laeia Soria copped the other bronze in the recognized team female under-30.

#ReadMore  Ronwald Dimaculangan laments UE closeouts, hopes Lingay injury is nothing serious

Grew to appreciate various sports from tennis to judo. True-maroon kiddo since the new millennium. Fanboy. Singer. Occasional sports writer.

You May Also Like


Banking on its strong showing in team events, University of Santo Tomas ended De La Salle’s two-year reign in the UAAP Season poomsae competition...

2021 SEA Games

Jocel Ninobla still remains the queen of the mats. The University of Santo Tomas product amassed a combined score of 7.765 on her two...


The Philippine national taekwondo team collected five medals, one of which gold, at the conclusion of the 2022 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Goyang,...


Veteran Filipino jin June Ninobla proved once more that age is just a number after he bagged two medals, one of them gold, at...


The Philippine national poomsae team showed up with a rousing medal haul at the 6th World Taekwondo Asia Poomsae Championships, bagging two golds, two...


Ernesto Guzman Jr. showed his world-class form and returned to the top to bag the gold for male individual under-40 in the recently concluded...


Story by Justin Valencia With the local sporting scene paralyzed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, athletes needed to find ways to keep their competitive...


Coming off a win in a European tournament last month, Jocel Ninobla sustained her momentum by winning gold in the first-ever SMART/MVP Sports Foundation...