PH taekwondo jins arrive in Jordan for Olympic qualifiers | Inquirer Sports
Close  

PH taekwondo jins arrive in Jordan for Olympic qualifiers

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 06:37 PM May 19, 2021
Kirstie Alora taekwondo

Kirstie Elaine Alora hopes to wave the Philippine flag once again in the Olympics. —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine taekwondo team has arrived in Amman, Jordan for the 2021 Asian Qualification Tournament.

Four Filipinos, led by Rio Olympian Kirstie Alora and Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Pauline Lopez, will compete for Olympic slots in Tokyo.

ADVERTISEMENT

LOOK: Our National Team arrived safely in Amman, Jordan, and already are settling in and checking out the venue in…

FEATURED STORIES

Posted by Philippine Taekwondo Association on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

“Our National Team arrived safely in Amman, Jordan, and already are settling in and checking out the venue in Kempinski Hotel Amman for the Asian Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! Let’s hear it for our athletes and coaches “ the Philippine Taekwondo Association posted on its Facebook page Wednesday.

Kurt Barbosa and Arven Alcantara, who won the gold and silver medal, respectively, in the 2019 biennial meet in Manila, are the other two Filipinos participating in the qualifiers.

The tournament is scheduled from May 21-23.

RELATED STORIES

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: 2021 Asian Qualification Tournament, Arven Alcantara, Kirstie Alora, Kurt Barbosa, Pauline Lopez, PH Tokyo 2020
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.