Canadian Filipino archer Crispin Duenas completes Round of 32 in Rio Olympics

  • Page Views 2341
  • Canadian Filipino archer Crispin Duenas advanced to the Round of 32 in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    The 30-year-old Toronto native, however, did not proceed to the succeeding stages of the archery competition after he lost the round to Zach Garrett of the U.S.

    Duenas previously prevailed in the Round of 64 against opponent Marco Galiazzo of Italy.

    The Round of 64 followed the qualification round to open the archery competition at the Rio Olympics.

    In that qualification round, Duenas found himself in familiar territory.

    Duenas ranked 18th among 64 athletes in the qualification round. He ranked 16th and eighth, respectively, in the ranking round at the Beijing Games in 2008 and London in 2012.

    Duenas went on to finish 39th and 33rd overall at those Olympics, and secured a spot for Rio at last year’s World Archery Championships.

    Duenas, who shot a Canadian record of 685 at the official Rio test event, is part of a two-member Canadian team with Georcy-Stephanie Thiffeault Picard.

    Duenas’ parents are Rolando and Helena Duenas. He started archery at age 13.

    The Olympic archer works as a high school substitute teacher (math and physics).

    Duenas has a degree in physics from University of Toronto in 2011 and Bachelor of Education in 2013.

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 22 July 2017
      9 hours ago No comment

      Andrea Torres renews ties with GMA Network

      Beautiful and multi-talented actress Andrea Torres continues her journey as a Kapuso as she renewed her exclusive contract with GMA Network on July 18. Present in the contract signing were GMA Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi ...

    • 22 July 2017
      12 hours ago No comment

      Cherry Pie is happy on Urian Nomination

      Cherry Pie Picache is happy over the Urian best actress nomination she got for her role in the movie, “Pauwi Na,” which won her the best actress award in the To Farm Film Festival last year.  The movie itself later won the Golden Goblet Award for best film in ...

    • 22 July 2017
      14 hours ago No comment

      GMA Public Affairs’ ‘Road Trip’ shows celebrities’ exciting, therapeutic travel adventures

      Aside from relaxing and escaping their busy schedules at work, celebrities take the time off to somehow mend themselves. Beginning July 23 in North America and Asia Pacific and July 25 in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, join some of today’s hottest celebrities as they travel and reflect on GMA Public ...

    • 22 July 2017
      16 hours ago No comment

      TFC earns back-to-back wins for global campaigns at 15th Quill Awards

      #Vote4ASelfieWorthyPH among top five over-all winners for Communication Management; Kapamilya Reunion wins first Quill for Advertising, Marketing and Brand Communication QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES — ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC), home of the most widely distributed premium and on demand channel and producer of Filipino content outside the Philippines, earned ...

    • 22 July 2017
      18 hours ago No comment

      The Black Prince (PG )

      Majestic Wonder! Scope and grandeur. Three words that don’t happen too often when it comes to Hollywood movies. All this is about to change with the opening of The Black Prince. East meets west in a classic way as for the first memorable time we get to unearth the ...

    %d bloggers like this: