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PCKDF team gets rewards

  • Written by People's Tonight
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THE Philippine Sports Commission unanimously approved the  grant of  cash incentives to the Philippine Dragonboat team that reigned supreme in three divisions of the 2016 ICF World Dragonboat Championship held in Moscow, Russia last Sept.5-12.

In Resolution  1041-2016 issued  by Julia Llanto-PSC Board Secretary IV and signed  by PSC chairman William Ramirez and commissioners Ramon Fernandez, Charles  Maxey, Arnold Agustin and Celia Kiram  last Oct. 18,  the PSC approved  the amount of P50,000  each  to  all athletes,coaches, drummers and steermen of the  Philippine Canoe Kayak Federation Dragonboat  (PCKDF) for  their  “successful  participation  in the  prestigious world competition   recognized by the  International Olympic Committeerecognized  governing body, International  Canoe Federation.
The  winning Filipino paddlers  also recognized by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC)  brought home three  golds, one  silver and  two bronzes  in the event held in Russia.
“Our  heartfelt thanks to the officials  of the PSC, led by chairman  Ramirez,   for recognizing the  heroic efforts of our athletes to bring home the bacon despite  tremendous odds in Russia,”   said  PCKDF president Jonee Go.
Handled by  national coach Len  Escollante  and deputy coach Diomedes Manalo,  the  Philippine  team  is  composed of Hermie Macaranas,  Oliver Manaig,Alex, Generalo, Fernan Dungan,Frank Feliciano, Roger Masbate,Kim Gabriel Borromeo, Lester delos Santos, Christian Urso,Jerome Solis,Reymart Nevado, Ojay Fuentes,Jerome de Guia, John Paul Gelencio, Daniel Ortega, Lee  Robin Santos, Glaiza Liwag, Apple Jane Abitona,Sheryl Caang, Rhea  Roa,  Raquel  Almencion, Ella  Niuda, Sheila Angela  Abanilla, Rosalyn Esguerra,  Rossel Burgos,  Maribeth Carranto,  Norwell Cajes and  Patricia Anne Bustamante