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Tears of defeat end campaign

Tears of defeat end campaign

The Philippine campaign in the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a close Saturday evening with taekwondo’s Kirstie Elaine Alora breaking down in tears after absorbing two bitter defeats at the Carioca 3 of the Olympic Park here.

It’s now up to Alora to bring home medal

Filipina taekwondo jin Kirstie Elaine Alora plunges into action Saturday morning (Sunday evening in Manila) confident of winning a medal and giving the Philippines its best finish ever in Olympics history.

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Speed key for Alora – coach

Kirstie Elaine Alora’s coach is confident that the Filipino taekwondo entry and the country’s lone remaining hope here has what it takes to go far in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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