DAGUPAN CITY – City Schools Division of San Carlos Siringan Swimmers claimed second spot in the Region 1 Athletic Association (R1AA) Meet in Dagupan City Poolside, Pangasinan after bagging eight (8) gold, eighteen (18) silver and eleven (11) bronze medals in swimming event on February 13-14.
Informed of the result, San Carlos City Schools Division Superintendent Sheila Marie A. Primicias congratulated the Siringan Swimmers for bringing honor and pride to their city and people, giving the medalists cash incentives.
Siringan’s star swimmer Girl Paglingayen grabbed two (2) gold medals in the 2018 R1AA Meet in 100m and 200m breaststroke and settled for silver in four (4) events – 100m, 200m fly, 200m individual medley and 4x50m medley relay for secondary girls. Fellow swimmer, Aaron De Vera won gold medal in the 50m freestyle for elementary boys.
Leonardo Ferrer snatched two (2) golds in 50m freestyle and backstroke in special events, while Herminigildo Posadas, Rico Yan Umayam and John Emmanuel Rapsing won gold medals in 50m breaststroke, freestyle for intellectually disabled and 50m breaststroke for orthopedically handicapped categories, respectively.
Santiago Corpuz, Jr. trained the athletes for more than two months to prepare them for the competition together with the elementary coaches Nida Dulay, Femmia Soriano, Jojo Buenaventura, Rachel Rosario, Rosan Macaraeg; secondary coaches Jose Armando Malicdem, Consolacion Domingo, Faustino Licuanan, Araceli Sanchez; special events coaches Lolita Soriano, Ursula Rosario, Emma Aba, Clarissa De Leon and task force team Anita De Vera, Romeo Doyaoen, Virgie Manzon and Tina Perez. Engr. Marcelo Casillan and Dr. Sheila Marie Primicias served as consultants.
During the Thanksgiving and Post Conference Meeting held at Siringan Sanctuary Hall, Dr. Villamor Q. Gloria, Division Sports Coordinator presented the data that show that 2018 R1AA Meet medal tally for swimming event is the highest for the past three years.
The 2018 R1AA swimming event was participated in by eight (8) divisions.
|San Carlos City||8||18||11||37|
|San Fernando City||7||9||10||26|
** Data from the Final Results of 2018 R1AA Meet courtesy of Technical Official Recorder