Kennevic Asuncion

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Kennevic Asuncion (born March 21, 1980) is a male badminton player from the Republic of the Philippines.[1] He is the son of former Philippine Badminton Team Coach Nelson Asuncion. He plays doubles with his sister Kennie Asuncion. The brother-sister team used to host a now defunct local Badminton TV show, Badminton Extreme along with their father. The show was canceled due to the siblings' training for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In its steed a magazine called Badminton Extreme was released.

He won several international tournaments including the Peru Open.


Asuncion played the 2006 Philippine Open Gold in mixed doubles, beat Indonesia's Trikus Hariyanto and Minarti Timur 21-15, 21-10 before losing to Sukdet Prapakamol and Saralee Thungthongkam of Thailand in the finals. He played for the 2009 Sudirman Cup in Guangzhou,China;with the other Filipino players,including his sister-Kennie.They showed good results in the said mixed team championships where they beat South Africa with a 1-4 score,before losing to Switzerland 4-1.

He is currently coaching the University of the Philippines and in the International School Manila' Badminton Team.


  1. ^ "Participants by Sport: Badminton". 15th Asian Games Doha 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-01-03. 

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