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Ricky Vargas disqualified from POC presidential race

/ 04:42 PM October 26, 2016
ABAP president Ricky Vargas (right)  during the announcement of Gilas’ final lineup last month. PBA IMAGES

ABAP president Ricky Vargas (right) during the announcement of Gilas’ final lineup last month. PBA IMAGES

THE PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee’s commission of elections has disqualified boxing’s Ricky Vargas and cycling Bambol Tolentino from running for POC elections.

Comelec chair Frank Elizalde said Vargas and Tolentino didn’t meet the required number of General Assembly attendance which was provided on article 7 section 11 of the POC charter.

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It said that the candidate should have attended 50 percent plus one of the total number of GAs the past two years. The POC has GAs once every two months.

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“This is totally objective observation,” said Elizalde. “I am quoting from a document that’s not been written yesterday, but for a few years.

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