City Honors Two International Gold Medalists
June 27, 2015
BAGUIO CITY – the City Council here spearheaded by Vice Mayor Edison Bilog commended two city-based athletes for their recent gold medal haul in sports.
City Resolution 118 introduced by Bilog and co-authored by Councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr. commended and congratulated Wushu artist Daniel Parantac who made a mark in the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held in Singapore recently.
Parantac took home a gold medal in the men’s Wushu Taijiquan Category besting Malaysia’s Jack Chang Loh and Indonesia’s Julius Kurniawan.
Another athlete Boxer Jujeath Ngaowa also was commended in City Resolution 119 after she brought home the gold in the recent Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) in Macau June 6.
Ngaowa toppled China’s Luo Yu Jie during the WIBA International Light Flyweight Championship via a 10-round unanimous decision held at the Forum de Macau, Macau, China.
Ngaowa is also a Filipina Mixed Martial Artists (MMA) and has a boxing record of 13 wins, 15 losses, 1 draw with 8 knock-outs.
The resolution states; their achievements which could only be attained through hard work, dedication and technique are worthy of emulation by the city’s young athletes.
Their outstanding feat deserves to be commended for the honor and recognition they have brought to the City of Baguio and the entire nation.
Bilog said,”he hopes that the City Council will approve the pending measure that would increase the incentives of city athletes who brings home medals in city, regional, national and international sports competitions.”/Paul Rillorta