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Showing posts with label Tokyo Olympics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tokyo Olympics. Show all posts

Saturday, July 31, 2021

WATCH: UB boxer Marcial knocks out Darchinyan in 1st round, secures bronze medal

Photo Courtesy || Tokyo Olympics

Cordillera - Another University of Baguio (UB) boxer Eumir Marcial has secured a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympic when he defeated Arman Darchinyan of Armenia via technical knockout in the men's middleweight quarterfinals on Sunday, 1st August 2021 in Japan.

In just 53 seconds left in the first round, Marcial delivered a powerful right hook that flattens Darchinyan on the canvas.

The win assured Marcial a gold medal for the Philippines, bringing the country's count to 3 medals, with Nesthy Petecio, another UB student, assured of a silver or gold medal for her coming bout on August 3. 


Friday, July 30, 2021

UB student Carlo Paalam beats Algerian, advances to quarterfinals of Tokyo Olympics

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Cordillera - University of Baguio (UB) student Carlo Paalam advances to the quarterfinals in men's flyweight Olympic boxing. 

Paalam is the next boxer to moved closer to a medal in the men's flyweight Olympic boxing in the Tokyo Olympic 2021. 

The UB graduate used an effective counterpunching technique to outclass Mohamed Flissi of Algeria scoring a unanimous 5-0 points from the judges.


Monday, July 26, 2021

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz wins first-ever Olympic gold for Philippines

Cordillera - Hidilyn Diaz has become the first Olympic gold medalist from the Philippines after winning the women’s 55-kilogram weightlifting category.

Diaz overtook LIAO Qiuyun of People's Republic of China on her last lift in the clean and jerk to win with a total 224 kilograms, one more than Liao.

Filipinos around the world congratulates Hidilyn Diaz for bringing pride and glory to the Philippines for winning the country's first-ever Olympic gold medal (weightlifting women's 55kg).

Congratulations, Hidilyn. The entire Filipino nation is proud of you.


Saturday, May 22, 2021

Cordilleran taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa from Abra makes it to Tokyo Olympic

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Cordillera - Filipino taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa from Abra secured a ticket to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after winning against Zaid Alhawani in the semifinals of the men's -58kg semifinals division at the 2021 Asian Taekwondo Olympic Qualification tournament in Amman, Jordan.

With the win, Barbosa joins fellow Cordilleran Neshty Petecio who will play in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Barbosa will join other Filipino athletes who have officially qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. They are:

Hidilyn Diaz - Weightlifting

Nesthy Petecio - Boxing

Carlo Paalam - Boxing

John Obiena - Pole Vault

Carlos Yulo - Gymnastics

Eurmir Marcial - Boxing

Irish Magno - Boxing

Cris Nievarez - Rowing

Meanwhile, another Cordilleran Gold Medalist Jason Baucas failed to qualify to the Tokyo Olympic.


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Igorot actor Jeyrick Sigmaton won Best Actor in International Film Festival Manhattan 2021

Photo Courtesy || Jeyrick Sigmaton Cordillera - Igorot actor Jeyrick "Carrotman" Sigmaton won the Best Actor for the Int...