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Gumilab commends Tinglayan athletes for performance in Provincial Athletic Meet

Tinglayan, Kalinga – For Mayor Sacrament Gumilab, the athletes from Tinglayan remain his champions, lauded for their display of sportsmanship and dedication during the 2024 Provincial Athletic Meet held in Rizal, Kalinga, from January 24-28, 2024.


The mayor conveyed this message following the Tinglayan team's impressive performance, securing the sixth spot in the event by earning a total of 27 golds, 27 silvers, and 18 bronzes across various categories.


In recognition of the discipline, determination, and resilience demonstrated by the athletes, Mayor Gumilab commended their efforts and extended his best wishes to those qualified for the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) Games, anticipating another successful stint for the municipality.

He also expressed gratitude to the coaches for their dedicated guidance throughout the journey.


Mayor Gumilab reiterated the unwavering support of the local government unit for Tinglayan's athletes, emphasizing that such backing not only fosters individual growth but also nurtures a sense of community spirit.


"Nu anya man ti kasapulan dagiti atleta tayo, adda tayo latta dituy LGU Tinglayan nga sisasagana nga sumuporta," he emphasized.


During the flag ceremony on Monday, January 27, the Department of Education (DepEd) Tinglayan District, represented by Principal Levi Banao, expressed gratitude to local government units, municipal police, and fire stations for their crucial support during the athletic meet.


Banao acknowledged that this support played a vital role in ensuring the participation and success of Tinglayan athletes on the provincial stage. He also made a request to the local government unit for the crafting of an ordinance institutionalizing the provision of a sports fund by the LGU dedicated to Tinglayan athletes.


This proposed initiative aims to provide essential financial support for athletes' training and participation in various competitions.


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