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IHMA tops 1st Mati Taekwondo tourney

October 23, 2019 - Wednesday 3:10 PM by Romeo Braceros

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy (IHMA) was declared the overall champion in the recently-concluded First Mati Taekwondo Sparring League held on October 19, 2019 at the Rabat Rocamora Mati Central Elementary School 2 in Mati City, Davao Oriental.

The inter-school tournament featured two divisions, men’s and women’s.

IHMA won 10 golds, nine silvers, and four bronzes in the inter-school tournament participated in by five schools in the fast rising city of Davao Oriental.

Taking the second spot in the tournament was Davao Oriental State University with three gold, three silver, and two bronze medals.

Third place went to Matiao National High School with three gold and two silver medals.

Meanwhile, the best player in the men’s division was Edzel Elijah Beloria of Davao Oriental State University while Athena Sofia Vicente ruled the women’s division.

The Taekwondo Sparring League is also part of the Palaro sa Sambuokan 2019 in celebration of 19th Sambuokan Festival.

The event was spearheaded by Mila Dumadaug of the RCG Eagle Warriors Club.