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PH taekwondo jins arrive in Jordan for Olympic qualifiers

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Kirstie Elaine Alora hopes to wave the Philippine flag once again in the Olympics. —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine taekwondo team has arrived in Amman, Jordan for the 2021 Asian Qualification Tournament.

Four Filipinos, led by Rio Olympian Kirstie Alora and Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Pauline Lopez, will compete for Olympic slots in Tokyo.

LOOK: Our National Team arrived safely in Amman, Jordan, and already are settling in and checking out the venue in…

Posted by Philippine Taekwondo Association on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

“Our National Team arrived safely in Amman, Jordan, and already are settling in and checking out the venue in Kempinski Hotel Amman for the Asian Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! Let’s hear it for our athletes and coaches “ the Philippine Taekwondo Association posted on its Facebook page Wednesday.

Kurt Barbosa and Arven Alcantara, who won the gold and silver medal, respectively, in the 2019 biennial meet in Manila, are the other two Filipinos participating in the qualifiers.

The tournament is scheduled from May 21-23.

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