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.

Career[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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

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