Ateneo HS is back to back champion of UAAP Season 77 Juniors Judo Tournament!

September 30, 2014
By: 
Paul Daza & Nico Clemente; Photos by Maria A. Lorenzo

Front row from left: Giolo Cadhit, Manolo Tan, Rean Gonzales, IC Tuazon, Omar Lopez, Paolo Lorenzo. Back row from left: Yiu Lee, Alfonso Limjap, Nico Clemente, Eric Uy, Isakiel Casuga, Jaq Querubin

The Ateneo de Manila High School's judo team successfully defended its title in the UAAP Season 77 judo tournament for juniors, emerging as back to back champion. In addition to winning the championship for the second consecutive year, AHS judokas also received the two coveted individual awards. Jaq Querubin of 12H was named Rookie of the Year, while team captain Nico Clemente of 12D was named Most Valuable Player.  Video highlights from the competition held in the morning of September 27, 2014 at the Ateneo Blue Eagle Gym can be viewed at the top of this page.

Here’s the medal haul of the Ateneo HS Judo Team at UAAP Season 77:

-60kg: Omar Lopez (12A), Silver; IC Tuazon (11G), Bronze
-66kg: Rean Gonzales (12D), Gold; Paolo Lorenzo (12D), Bronze
-73kg: Nico Clemente (12D), Gold + MVP; Manolo Tan (12C), Bronze
-81kg: Giolo Cadhit (12N), Gold
-90kg: Eric Uy (11G), Gold; Alfonso Limjap (12D), Bronze
-100kg: Yiu Lee (11E) Gold
+100kg: Jaq Querubin(12H), Gold + Rookie of the Year

The AHS judokas are coached by Ali Sulit.