May 22, 2024

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32 Mabalacat athletes bag 47 medals in  CLRAA Meet 2023

By Jun Talusan

THE local government of Mabalacat City cited the  young athletes who  represented the city in the Central Luzon Regional Athletic Association (CLRAA) Meet 2023. 

Mabalacat City Mayor Crisostomo Garbo recognized and awarded the 32 young Mabalaquenian athletes for their outstanding performance in the sports competition.

A total of 20 delegations from different parts of Central Luzon participated in the CLRAA Meet 2023 held in various venues in Region 3 from April 24 to 28.

Despite the tough competition, the young Mabalaquenian athletes have proven their skills and talents in various sports competitions.

The Mabalacat mayor expressed his admiration for the young athletes and  believed their success in the CLRAA Meet 2023 is a testament to their hard work, dedication, and perseverance. 

Mayor Garbo also acknowledged the efforts of the coaches and trainers who have helped in honing the skills of the young athletes.

The 32 young Mabalaquenian athletes who were given recognition were Princess Rhianna J. Manzon, Emma T. Bolden, Gabrielle O. Nuqui, Christian Erickson O. Costuna, FJ Catherine T. Cruz, Shan Kervie A. Medina, Venice Ashley S. Tamba, Xyzah Czarlotte I. Lagman, Laurice Amber S. Tangcay, Rhyianna Mae C. Saingan, Marian Ashley V. Dizon, Jacob Dwayne D. Mangandi, Daniel Oliver T. Diana, Colbie Kzion G. Diangson, Kalanat Czar G. Diangson, Seb Rafael R. Santos, Ivan Dashielle C. Dungca, Nathan M. Dueñas, Dustin Keby Dizon, Alexis Kate C. Aguado, Martina D. Lising, Princess R. Ypol, Kathlyn Sophia V. David, Ethan Gabrielle Garcia, Diane D. Fajardo, Claries Jade A. Sibal, Adeline Samia, Mary France Joy M. Sarrato, Kyle Tommy Maniago, Wyn Fia S. Mendoza, Carlyle Josh Tumaque, and Jhayro C. Danganan.

These young athletes competed in different sports events such as chess, swimming, table tennis, badminton, and arnis. 

They have brought home a total of 17 gold, 18 silver and 12 bronze medals. 

“To our current and aspiring athletes, let me assure you that the city government will continue to support and provide opportunities for the development of sports in Mabalacat,” Garbo said.

The mayor announced he will award P3,000 each to gold medalists, P2,000 to silver medalists, and P1,000 to bronze medalists while the entire Mabalacat Team will receive P50,000 for their impressive overall performance.

The awarding ceremony for the 32 young Mabalaquenian athletes was last May 8 at the Mabalacat City Hall. 

The ceremony was attended by the athletes, their families, coaches, trainers, and other city government officials after the flag-raising ceremony.