City bags Batang Pinoy plum

The Baguio delegation for the Batang Pinoy Luzon qualifying leg bags first place with a 44-45-41 medal tally, Mayor Mauricio Domogan proudly announced during the media Ugnayan at city hall last Wednesday.

Besting 126 local government units and close to 6,000 15-and-under students and Out-of- School-Youths (OSYs) at the Quirino Stadium, Vigan, Ilocos Sur; the city delegation competed in 18 events; track and field, swimming, archery, arnis, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, chess, dancesport, karatedo, tennis, pencak silat, sepak takraw, softball, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball.

Laguna province had a medal tally of 36-20-27; Pangasinan province, 28-28-24; Dasmarinas city, 27-12-27; Quezon City, 25-21-19; Pasig City, 19-14-13; and Lucena City, 19-8-16 for second to 7th place, respectively.

Host Vigan City placed 83rd among the competing local government units.    

The mayor expressed appreciation for the athletes’ best efforts as he vowed support for all sports events; including the national Batang Pinoy slated in the coming months. - juliegfianza