Beatriz Lucero-Lhuillier, more popularly known as Bea Lucero, won a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics in taekwondo.
Bea Lucero graduated from International School Manila in 1991. Before switching to Taekwondo, Bea was an artistic gymnast. She won 2 golds & 3 silver during the 1987 Southeast Asian Games held in Jakarta. Bea failed to make the team to the 1988 Seoul Olympics because of her age. Instead she joined the Philippine Delegation to Seoul to cover the gymnastics event. In 1992, she won a bronze medal in the featherweight division in taekwondo in the Olympic games in Barcelona with teammate Stephen Fernandez who also won a bronze medal.
She also advertised for Ivory Soap as well as Nestle Philippines. She currently endorses Phiten, a Japanese lifestyle brand that promotes health, style, and comfort.
Bea is married to Jean Henri Lhuillier, Honorary Consul General of The Most Serene Republic of San Marino to the Philippines and the man behind the Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop chain. She is a mother of three boys and one girl.