Boholano athletes given recognition

By Bohol Island News Staff | 02:28 PM December 20, 2019
Bohol athletes during their arrival at the Bohol-Panglao International Airport. Photo: Melinda Mendez-Basalo

Boholano athletes who were part of the Philippine Team in the recently concluded 30th South East Asian (SEA) Games arrived in Bohol on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 19.

They were warmly welcomed by their families and local and provincial officials.

They also met Governor Art Yap who handed over certificates of appreciation and P50,000 each to them for bringing pride and honor to Bohol.

The Boholano athletes who competed in the SEA Games 2019 were Dave Lloyd Pacaldo (Tagbilaran City), Elien Rose Perez (Tagbilaran City), Emmanuel Comendador (San Miguel), Ronnie Malipay (Trinidad), Anfernee Lopena (Tagbilaran), Rian Marco Tirol (Tagbilaran City), Diana Bühler (Alicia), Richard Gonzales and Mea Bernal.

Two of them- Diana Bühler (Obstacle Course Racing Mixed Team Relay 400-meters) and Anfernee Lopena (4×100 meter mixed relay team) won gold medals.

Bohol athletes with Gov. Art Yap at the provincial capitol. Photo: Art Yap FB

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