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Bacolod City, Philippines Friday, September 14, 2018
90 Bacolod athletes arrive
in Baguio for Batang Pinoy
BY NANETTE L. GUADALQUIVER

Ninety athletes from Bacolod City who will see action in the 2018 Batang Pinoy National Championships arrived in Baguio City yesterday morning ahead of Typhoon Ompong, Benjie Torre, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, said last night.

Geraldine Montemayor, secretariat head of the Office of Youth and Sports Development, said Team Bacolod flew to Manila early yesterdaymorning.

The City of Baguio announced on Wednesday that the opening of the games has been reset from Sunday to Monday due to the typhoon.

Powerlifter wins 2
bronze medals for PH

MANILA – The Philippines won two bronze medals courtesy of Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta at the Worlds Para Powerlifting Open/Asia-Oceania Pacific Championships in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka, Japan on Wednesday.

Ancheta, the pride of Kiangan town in Ifugao province, lifted 105kgs in her second attempt to finish third among six entries in the women's +86kg event.

China's Xuemei Deng won the gold medal with a new Asian record of 146kgs, which she did in her third attempt. She erased the 135kgs mark set by her compatriot, Ruifang Li, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia two years ago.

 


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