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Senate reso congratulates PH delegation on ‘outstanding performance’ in SEA Games

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 05:41 PM May 23, 2022
Members of the Philippines contingent hold their national flags during the opening ceremony of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) at the My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on May 12, 2022.

Members of the Philippine contingent led by pole vaulter EJ Obiena hold their national flags during the opening ceremony of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) at the My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on May 12, 2022. (Photo by Nhac NGUYEN / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines—A resolution congratulating and commending the Philippine delegation on its “outstanding performance” in the 31st Southeast Asian Games has been filed in the Senate.

Senator Lito Lapid on Monday filed PS Resolution No. 1007, which notes how the entire Philippine delegation “performed remarkably and commendably” during the SEA Games held from May 12 to 22 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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The resolution highlighted that Philippine athletes were able to bag a total of 52 gold medals in the sporting event, which featured 40 sports across 526 events and was participated by 11 nations with over 5,467 athletes.

“The stellar performance of the performance of the entire Philippine delegation, despite the difficulties in the preparation and training amid a pandemic, deserved the highest praise, recognition, and commendation for bringing pride and inspiration to the Filipino people and for showing to the world the unrelenting spirit of Filipino excellence,” the resolution read.

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