Senate lauds Pinoy powerlifters for medal haul at 2022 Southeast Asian Cup

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Senate lauds Pinoy powerlifters for medal haul at 2022 Southeast Asian Cup


The Senate on Monday adopted a decision congratulating the Powerlifting Affiliation of the Philippines for his or her newest medal haul within the 2022 Southeast Asian Cup held in Johor Baru, Malaysia.

In his co-sponsorship speech, Senate Majority Chief Joel Villanueva stated the Philippine workforce clinched a complete of 78 medals.

Of the stated quantity, the lads’s workforce gained 23 gold medals, 13 silver medals, and 13 bronze medals.

In the meantime, the ladies’s workforce bagged 21 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 4 bronze medals.

Other than profitable medals, Villanueva stated the Philippine workforce set 10 new Asian information.

The Senate honored the next athletes who participated within the current tourney:

  • Rafael Renzo Cahilig
  • Nestor Redulla Jr.
  • Francis Oliver Retardo
  • Emilio Lorenzo Florendo
  • James Emmanuel Sy
  • Ross Emanuel Teodosio
  • Maphi Daniel Polvora
  • Jalen Cytienne Cruz
  • Lance Gabriel Laquian
  • Rhodison Jay Esmundo
  • Merwin Torres
  • Joyce Gail Reboton
  • Ma. Angelica Savillo
  • Jeremy Reign Bautista
  • Christine Erine Alejandro
  • Charlene Raye Tugade
  • April Iris Williams
  • Rikki Dianne Saul
  • Jeremy Reign Bautista
  • Bea Piedad

“We’re extremely pleased with this historic feat, and we be a part of our colleagues in congratulating and commending our athletes for bringing delight and honor to the nation,” stated Villanueva.

“We additionally lengthen our congratulations to their coaches, their households, and all of the members and employees of the Powerlifting Affiliation of the Philippines.”

“We’re assured that our athletes will proceed this profitable streak, as we at the moment are thought-about ‘one of many strongest groups in Asia,'” he added, noting that the Senate had augmented the Philippine Sports activities Fee’s price range.

Within the Higher Chamber’s model of the 2023 nationwide price range, the PSC’s allocation elevated to P2.327 billion from 2022’s P725.238 million.

Senate Sports activities Committee chairman Bong Go likewise congratulated the athletes, saying their accomplishments was a supply of encouragement and inspiration.

“This goes to indicate that regardless of the challenges we face, and the humbling expertise this pandemic has introduced upon every of us, we proceed to attempt more durable and soar to larger heights. Your sacrifice and dedication really function an inspiration for all of us,” Go stated.

“Ang diskarte, tapang, at galing na inyong ipinamalas ay nagbigay ng malaking karangalan sa bansa. Tunay na kahanga-hanga ang pagpupursige ng ating mga Pilipinong atleta, kaya naman nararapat lamang po na sila ay patuloy nating suportahan at tularan. In fact, I additionally give recognition to our teaching employees and trainers. You might be important items of our athletes’ success,” he added. — DVM, GMA Built-in Information



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