CAPITOL GROUNDS – Students from all over Bataan were recognized this morning during the flag raising ceremony because of their big win in the recently concluded 2017 Batang Pinoy held last October 21-27 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
Batang Pinoy, a government’s annual multi-sports meet for students, was attended and participated by around 5,000 athletes and coaches from over 122 local government units in Luzon.
A total of 47 medals (21 gold, 18 silver, 8 bronze) were brought home by the students during the sports meet. The sports that they competed in include track and field, swimming, archery, arnis, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, chess, dance sport, karatedo, tennis, pencak silat, sepak takraw, softball, table tennis, taekwondo and volleyball.
They thank the DepEd, LGUs, Provincial Government, and Gov. Abet Garcia for the support they received them for the week-long competition.