Macasaet and Llarena win multiple medals each in NCR tkd tourney

February 23, 2021

Ateneo de Manila Junior High School jins Niko Macasaet (La Storta/9-Favre) and Lucas Llarena (Cardoner/7-Alonso) won multiple medals each in the recent 2021 Smart MVPSF NCR Poomsae and Speed Kicking Taekwondo Championships. Niko won a silver in the NCR age group competition and a bronze in the junior male black belt free kicking event, while Lucas bagged three bronzes in cadet poomsae, cadet free kicking, and cadet kyorugi simulation.  

Niko Macasaet was up against older jins in his events, being the youngest in his division. He is a member of the Philippines Taekwondo Association’s kyorugi (sparring) cadet and juniors national training teams, and of the elite Philippines taekwondo contingent.  
The championships were held online from Feb. 21 to 22, 2021.