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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Young iKalinga wins Gold medal in wrestling in Spain

Cordillera - A young iKalinga has won Gold medal in free wrestling in Spain during the Andalusian Championship held last March 2021 in Maracena, Granada.

17-year old Mark Tawyne Saga-oc who hails from Dalupa, Pasil, Kalinga dominated the Junior and Senior 57kg free wrestling category. 

His team Carmona has achieved the most wins and became the overall champion in all categories. 

Photo Courtesy || Norma Saga-oc

It was an unprecedented success for the team considering the challenge brought by this pandemic, but the the team has managed to train under its coach Santiago Moreno. 

Moreno has a lot of respect to Mark Saga-oc and his fellow team mate Adrian Lopes who without doubt has made his best to become champion. 

Both fighters achieved accolade after fighting in nine bouts in one day. 

Team Carmona is looking at the next wrestling contest in the Spanish Championship which will be held in Santiago de Compostela.

Meanwhile, Mark's sister Mariane also won 2nd in the wrestling tournament. 

Congratulations to both of you and may you continue inspiring our Cordilleran kailyans to excel in sport.




Congratulations, Mark Tawyne Saga-oc and the whole team!!!
Mabuhay Cordilleran!
Proud kababayan from Madrid,Spain.

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