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President Marcos hails Philippine Para athletes

Alexis Romero - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — President Marcos yesterday congratulated the Filipino athletes who vied in the 11th ASEAN Para Games, and praised them for the dedication they displayed in Solo, Indonesia.

“Binabati natin ang ating mga kampeon sa katatapos lamang na 2022 ASEAN Para Games na ginanap sa Indonesia. Pinatunayan nila na hindi hadlang ang kanilang kapansanan upang makamit ang tagumpay,” Marcos said in an Instagram post.

“Ang kanilang katatagan at dedikasyon ay isang mabuting huwaran sa bawat kabataang nangangarap maging isang atleta,” he added.

The Philippines ranked fifth among 11 countries in this year’s ASEAN Para Games, winning a total of 104 medals (28 gold, 30 silver and 46 bronze), eclipsing their previous haul of 20-20-29.

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