All ten players of Tacurong City team won medals in the 2015 New Face of the Year Taekwondo Championship held at SM Trade Hall in General Santos City on June 27, 2015.
Gold medalists included Alexi Bañas, Johana Acob, Joanna Espulgar, Ivan Malicudio, Gabriel Arellano and Maxine Palpalatoc.
Four players fought in the gold medal rounds but failed in their campaign thus settled for silver medals. They were: Prince Lictawa, Carl Joshua Biaxoma, Carl Echavez and Dexter dela Fuente.
The team is coached by Charles Naecolt Saavedra.
City Councilor Rodrigo Jamorabon, head of the Tacurong delegation, commended the performance of the athletes.
“The medals the athletes garnered proved that they gave their best in the competition”, Jamorabon said. (ASFreno/LGU Tacurong City Information)