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11.20.2006

Kennevic Asuncion




Kennevic Asuncion

  • 1st Filipino to qualify for the World Badminton Championships* (2003)
  • *Kennevic and badminton partner [and sister] Kennie became the 1st Filipino pair to qualify for the World Badminton Championships (2003)
  • Kennevic and his sister Kennie became the 1st Filipino mixed doubles bronze medal winners in the Canada Open in Vancouver, British Columbia (2002)
  • Kennevic and Kennie became the 1st Filipino mixed doubles bronze medal winners in the Bangkok Open (2001)
  • 1st Filipino Southeast Asian Games bronze medalist (with doubles partner Weena Lim as the 1st Filipina SEA Games bronze medalist, 1997)



QUOTE
"Many people think that Filipinos are far behind in badminton, I think otherwise. With dedication and love for the sport, winning a world tournament is never impossible."


DATE OF BIRTH
1979


USEFUL LINKS

MVP Cup 2006
Asuncion siblings champion active lifestyles
Pinoys in World Badminton Championships
A Smashing Hit

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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