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Mar. 25, 19 | 7:45 am

ILAGAN CITY, Isabela: Laguna Province breezed through Baguio City to dominate the Batang Pinoy 2019 Luzon Qualifying leg in this province.

Laguna’s 160-man delegation got a huge haul: 38 gold, 35 silver, and 36 bronze for a total medal of 109.

“We are happy with the best performance of our team. Though we are only a 160-man delegation compared to other local government units, we finished strong,” Manila Times quoted Gerardo Cantada, Laguna Province sports development officer III and head of the delegation, as saying.

Laguna won the most gold medals in swimming with 13 and seven from Pencak Silat, according to the Times report.

Baguio City bagged 36 gold medals on top of 47 silvers and 60 bronze medals for a 143 total. Quezon City finished with 54-total built on 24-19-11, still according to the report.

Justin Cain Lingat (280), Franz Michael Matos (281), Marvin Ramos (286), and Andrei Luigi Bautista (273) display their medals after winning the 4×400 relay in the final day of the Batang Pinoy 2019 Luzon Qualifying Leg on Saturday in Ilagan City, Isabela. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

In last year’s qualifying leg in Vigan, Laguna finished second to Baguio with 34 golds medals.

The event has 11 sports to be played straight to the national championships. These, among others, are cycling, gymnastics, ju-do, billiards, muay thai, rugby football, triathlon, soft tennis, weightlifting, wrestling, and wushu.

 

 

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