Thursday, February 7, 2008


The 8-man Bacolod Consolidated Sport Management Association (BACSMA) of Coach Joel R. Casiple defeated 6 other teams to win the overall championship in the taekwondo event of the Sipa Sumbag kag Taekwondo V in January 2006 in Victorias City. The title was BACSMA’s 5th since the tournament’s inception.

BACSMA gold medalists were Yusif Aguda of NOHS (secondary boys mid junior finweight), George Bedayos of LCC (secondary boys bantamweight), Romel Cuevas of Sum-ag National High School (secondary boys featherweight), Richele Fernandez of NOHS (secondary girls bantamweight), Allan de Lareazabal of NOHS (secondary boys flyweight), Roni Jean Raymundo of ETCS-1(elementary girls 4’0”-4’3”), and Jason Teodoro of ETCS-1 (elementary boys 4’3”-4’6”).

Roper Iwayan of Mansilingan National High School took the silver medal in the secondary boys lightweight category.

Other competitors came from Cadiz under Emilio Barbas and Perolino, Manapla under Benjamin “Ben” Jance, and Victorias under organizer Efraim Beatingo, each one composed of two teams. The tournament was organized by the Undo-kan Martial Arts Association of Efraim Beatingo Sensei.

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