Friday, April 21, 2017

9th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships 2017


The 9th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships was held in Atyrau, Kazakhstan from April 19 to April 21.

Five Southeast Asian countries took part in this youthful event. These were Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

And as expected, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam athletes shined in this kyorugi tournament.
Thailand won 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals and ranked third (3rd) overall. The Philippines on the other hand captured 4 silver and 1 bronze medals and placed fifth (5th) overall while Vietnam won three (3) bronze medals.  

A total of 246 athletes from 24 countries of Asia participated in this Asian championships with a total of  twenty (20) events.  

Below are the medalists from Southeast Asia.
Juniors Male A -45 - Competitors: 14
Bronze - Yutthaya Khongkraphan (Thailand)

Juniors Female A -44 - Competitors: 9
Gold - Wilasinee Kamjanghan (Thailand)
Bronze - Abigail Faye Valdez (Philippines)

Photo via D'Club Taekwondo Gym
Juniors Male A -55 - Competitors: 18
Silver - Carlo Dominic Dionisio (Philippines)

Juniors Male A -68 - Competitors: 13
Bronze -  Hong Phuc Ly (Vietnam)

Juniors Female A -46 - Competitors: 14
Silver - Julanan khantikulanon (Thailand)
Bronze - Thi Kim Ngan Ho (Vietnam) 

Juniors Female A -49 - Competitors: 12
Gold - Ploylapus Chaiprasit (Thailand)
Silver - Rryshel Jasmine Ramirez (Philippines)

Juniors Female A -52 - Competitors: 10
Silver - Vipawan Siripornpermsak
Juniors Male A -63 - Competitors: 12
Bronze -  Nuchit Rakyart (Thailand)

Juniors Female A -55 - Competitors: 9
Silver - Beatrice Kassandra Gaerlan (Philippines)

Juniors Female A -59 - Competitors: 10
Silver - Florence Mae Chavez (Philippines)
Bronze -  Thi Thanh Ngan Do (Vietnam)

Below were the athletes who competed in this youth championships.

Team Indonesia (4): Farel Patra Syaifullah, Johan Millen, Intan Ayu Sabrina and Aqila Aulia Radani

Team Malaysia (2): Iman Firdaus Nasiruddin  and Iman Hakim Bin Rakib

Team Philippines (16): Gabriel Elpidio Lamarca, Dineson Wilrej Ca, Raymundo III Alombro, Carlo Dominic Dionisio, Sturdy Jay Gilbuena, Harley Vincent Santos, Gabriel Salaknib Soria, Mark Arby Gariega, Alvaro Joaquin Aranton, Ezra Balingit, Abigail Faye Valdez, Laizel Angela Abucay, Rryshel Jasmine Ramirez, Beatrice Kassandra Gaerlan, Florence Mae Chavez and Laila Delo

Team Thailand (15): Yutthaya Khongkraphan, Kittipong Junsook, Photsawat Suksavat, Sathon Chaisawat, Jirawat Nadthong, Nuchit Rakyart, Lakchai Hauihongthong, Chaiyarin Yokcharatsri, Bauntita Koomsawat, Wilasinee Kamjanghan, Julanan khantikulanon, Ploylapus Chaiprasit, Vipawan Siripornpermsak, Thanida Darasoon and Kanthida Saengsin

Team Vietnam (10): Duc Anh Hoang, Dang Quang Pham, Van Huy Pham, Hong Phuc Ly, Thi Kim Ngan Ho, Thi My Dung Nguyen, Thi Trang Nguuyen, Thi Linh Tam Ho, Thi Thanh Ngan Do and Thi Khiem Bac



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