taekwondo olympics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on taekwondo olympics


Tearful Alora bows out of Rio after second loss

Aug 21, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Kirstie Alora the last Olympian competing for the Philippines at the Olympics is unable to win a medal

Olympian Kirstie Alora fails to make quarterfinals

Aug 20, 2016 - 9:46 PM

The first time Olympian Alora falls to her veteran opponent

Rio 2016: Kirstie Alora

Jul 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Kirstie Alora used taekwondo to escape from bullies while growing up in Laguna Now the 67 kilogram jin will represent the Philippines at the 2016 Olympics

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Lopez falls short in bid for Rio Olympics

Apr 17, 2016 - 9:44 PM

Taekwondo jin Pauline Lopez loses a 5 2 decision to a Thai opponent dashing her hopes of an Olympic berth

FOILED. Pauline Lopez's hopes of competing at the Rio Olympics were dashed in front of a hometown crowd. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Pauline Lopez goes for second PH Taekwondo Olympic slot Sunday

Apr 16, 2016 - 8:49 PM

Lopez can earn the Philippines its second taekwondo entrant to the Rio Olympics

Olympic hopeful Pauline Lopez shows wisdom that belies her youth

Apr 07, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Next week the taekwondo jin and some of her colleagues will compete in the Asian Taekwondo Continental Qualifying Games for Rio