Wednesday, April 20, 2016

2016 Asian Taekwondo Championships

The 2016 Asian Taekwondo Championships is the 22nd edition of this Asian championships. It was held at Marriott Convention Center Grand Ballroom in Pasay City, Philippines. The tournament was also in-lined with the Asian Olympic qualifying event for taekwondo, the 4th Asian Poomsae Taekwondo Championships and 2nd Para-taekwondo Open Championships. 

Our ASEAN athletes competed in this tournament and some were successful in their campaign. 

For Olympic Qualifying Tournament, click here: Day 1Day 2

For Para-taekwondo Championships, click here: Team Standing | Results

For Asian Taekwondo Championships: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Men's Standing | Women's Standing

For Poomsae Championships (ASEAN Results Only)

Below are our triumphant athletes that earned medals in their respective weight categories. 

In Men's events, a total of four successful taekwondo jins were produced from Southeast Asia. These are: 

Men's Finweight (-54kg)
Silver - Ramnarong Sawekwiharee (Thailand)

Men's Flyweight (-58kg)
Bronze - Ibrahim Zarman (Indonesia)

Men's Bantamweight (-63kg)
Bronze - Nutthawee Klompong (Thailand)

Men's Heavyweight (+87kg)
Silver - Kristopher Uy (Philippines)

In women's events, nine taekwondo athletes were able to copped medals.

Women's Finweight (-46kg)
Bronze - Napaporn Charanawat (Thailand)

Women's Flyweight (-49kg)
Gold - Panipak Wongpattanakit (Thailand)
Silver - Trương Thị Kim Tuyến (Vietnam)

Women's Bantamweight (-53kg)
Silver - Chanatip Sonkham (Thailand)
Bronze - Chhoeung Puthearim (Cambodia)

Women's Featherweight (-57kg)
Gold - Pauline Louise Lopez (Philippines)

Women's Welterweight (-67kg)
Silver - Thi Nguyen Ha (Vietnam)

Women's Middleweight (+87kg)
Silver - Sorn Seavmey (Cambodia)
Bronze - Kirstie Elaine Alora (Philippines)



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