Through the Philippine Sports Commission, the Philippines government congratulated the national women athletes’ winning performances in karate, weightlifting, and football, raising the Philippine flag on various sports stages worldwide.
“We get a lot to cheer about in July.” “In sports, women are brimming with triumph and talent this month. Also, it is something to honor and be proud of,” PSC Officer in Charge Guillermo Iroy Jr. said in the news on Tuesday.
Junna Tsukii, a national karateka, began the month with a gold medal performance at The World Games in Birmingham, USA.
Tsukii, accompanied by her foreign coach Okay Arpa, and Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation, Inc. Also, the president and team manager Richard Lim received a total of PHP1.3 million in financial assistance from the PSC. Which covered airfare, accommodation, a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) swab test, and a US visa fee. And allowances for training, transportation, and competition. Under Republic Act 10699, she has received a monetary incentive of PHP1 million.
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Another Filipino weightlifting achievement Rose Jean Ramos won 4 gold medals, 1 silver, and 1 bronze at the Asian Youth. Also, won in Junior Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Ramos won all three gold medals in the Youth division, lifting 70kg in snatch and 83kg and draw for a total lift of 153kg. In the Junior competition, she also won one gold, one silver, and one bronze medal. Angeline Colonia won two gold medals and one silver medal, setting a new Asian and World youth history in the Women’s 40kg class after lifting 62 kg in the snatch and 72 kg and jerk for a total lift of 134 kg.
Prince Keil Delos Santos won two bronze medals in the Men’s 49kg category. The three winning lifters are part of a 17-member Philippine Weightlifting team. Therefore, that will compete in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from July 15 to 25, receiving PHP5.5 million in financial help from the PSC for airfare, lodging, entry and visa fees, and travel insurance. It was the Philippines’ first crown since 2004. This victory adds to the history of Philippine football, which took place at the 88-year-old Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. The PSC equipped venues and technical working staff to oversee the Games’ operations.
“Such honors motivate us even more to support the dreams of our Filipino athletes, particularly the young ones.” “We are grateful for all of their sacrifices and patriotism,” Iroy said. Find the best odds at OKBet if you want to get the most out of sports betting.
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