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SDO San Juan City posted for the National Capital Region (NCR) contingent an unprecedented and record-breaking performance in the recently concluded 62nd edition of the annual Palarong Pambansa of the Department of Education (DepEd) held in Davao City from April 27 to May 04, 2019.

[endif]--With its 13 Golds, 4 Silvers and 1 Bronze outing in three (3) Sports disciplines- Archery, Dancesports and Swimming, SDO San Juan City propelled the NCR’s medal quest with a chart-topping 86-71-56 overall medal tally, lording the multi-sports event for the 15th straight times. ![endif]--

[endif]--The division has improved its Palarong Pambansa mettle compared to last year’s 2 Golds contribution for NCR. In an interview, Dr. Alejandro G. Ibañez, OIC-SDS of SDO San Juan, stressed the reason behind this feat, “we thrived in all our efforts of bringing the best from our student-athletes through grassroots training and development. This year’s performance reflects the commitment of our teacher-coaches and partners in the private schools to harmonize our long-term sports program in the division which is, of course, fully-backed by our supportive Local Government Unit (LGU), headed by Madam Guia G. Gomez”.

Dr. Susan C. Luceño, EPS in MAPEH and SDO San Juan City Overall Palarong Pambansa Coordinator, revealed the following result:


Furthermore, Xiandi Chua, a Grade 12 student of the Immaculate Conception Academy (ICA), has posted 5 record-breaking performance in the Secondary Girls Swimming Competition (200 LC M Breaststroke, 200 LC M Individual Medley, 200 LC M Freestyle and 400 LC M Freestyle Relay).

The week-long nationwide sporting event aspires to instill among the youth essential characteristics such as discipline, teamwork, and perseverance which are necessary in nation-building.

Article written by:

Jay F. Macasieb (ASP II / Research Coordinator)

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