Kirstie Elaine Alora - updates

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Tearful Alora still unable to overcome Cambodian rival but has no regrets

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:25 PM

The Filipino Rio Olympian wins a silver but knowing she was unable to overcome this same foe on her fourth try overwhelms her

NO REGRETS. Taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora is tearful as she talks to the media later on after yet another loss to her Cambodian rival in the 2017 SEA Games. But she says she did her best, and she has no regrets. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora falls to Cambodian for SEA Games silver

Aug 29, 2017 - 5:10 PM

This is the fourth straight time since 2014 that Alora has lost to Sorn Seavmey

TOUGH OPPONENT. Kirstie Alora (L) loses to her Cambodian rival, the 2014 Asian Games gold medalist, and settles for the 2017 SEA Games silver. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

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Aug 18, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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The Philippines' last Olympian standing prepares for battle

Aug 18, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora is set to face 2008 gold medalist Maria Espinoza on Saturday

READY FOR ACTION. Kirstie Elaine Alora isn't bothered by the prospect of facing the 2008 gold medalist in her first fight. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

PH taekwondo Olympian Kirstie Alora faces 2008 gold medalist in first round

Aug 02, 2016 - 4:24 PM

The 26 year old Kirstie Alora is hoping to deliver a medal for the Philippines in the women’s 67 kg weight class

NO EASY TASK. Kirstie Alora has what it takes to win a medal at any stage, says her coach. But nothing will come easy in a tournament like the Olympics. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

PH jin Alora books ticket to Rio, two others fall

Apr 16, 2016 - 8:38 PM

Taekwondo jin Kirstie Elaine Alora earns a spot in the Rio Olympics