Former Corpus Christi High School taekwondo standout AKILA GABRIELLE BOLOTO now playing for De La Salle University was recently named as Rookie of the Year in the just concluded UAAP Season 81 Taekwondo Tournament.

Boloto clinched the honor after winning the gold in the women’s lightweight kyurogi event held in November. Photo below shows Akila showing her medals (gold-individual; bronze-team) and Rookie of the Year trophy.

photo by Akila Gabrielle Boloto

Akila with her proud parents and coach Olympian Roberto ‘Kitoy’ Cruz.

photo by Akila Gabrielle Boloto

Watch her short message below.

Read more details in the link below.

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