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Golden trio: Brotherhood key for PH poomsae team

Dec 16, 2019 - 12:07 AM

Dustin Jacob Mella, Rodolfo Reyes Jr, and Raphael Enrico Mella capture their third straight SEA Games gold medal together

GOLD STREAK. Dustin Jacob Mella (from left), Rodolfo Reyes Jr, and Raphael Enrico Mella have not lost since they competed together in the SEA Games. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler

Gold rush in SEA Games taekwondo as PH rakes in 4 golds, 4 silvers

Dec 07, 2019 - 10:02 PM

The poomsae team fuels the Philippines' gold factory, winning at least a silver in each of the 8 categories on the first day of competition

GOLD AFTER GOLD. Rodolfo Reyes Jr wins back-to-back gold medals in the two events he participated in. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Quick-learning jins kick their way to the podium

Aug 20, 2018 - 12:11 PM

The Philippine taekwondo poomsae team only had seven months to learn and master new techniques

GOOD START. The Philippine taekwondo poomsae team gets the country's campaign going by capturing two bronze medals. Photo from Asian Games media bureau

Philippine men's poomsae team wins third straight SEA Games gold

Aug 26, 2017 - 5:29 PM

Philippines strikes gold in men s team poomsae and the bronze in the women s team poomsae

GOLDEN PUNCH. The Philippine poomsae team of Rodolfo Reyes Jr, Dustin Jacob Mella and Raphael Enrico Mella earn gold in the finals of men's poomsae team at the 2017 SEA Games. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group