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Young Igorota bags 2nd place at 1st Philippine Escrima Kali Arnis Federation Competition 2021

Photo Courtesy || Jeddahlyn B. Falyao

Cordillera - A young student from Benguet State University has placed 2nd during the 1st Philippine Escrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF) Cultural Traditional Virtual Anyo Competition 2021.

Jeddahlyn B. Falyao of Bontoc and Sagada Mt. Province, a third year student of CTE-BPED at BSU competed in the double weapon women's category.

Meanwhile,  Mr. Leonard Balagot, also an alumna of BSU won first among 19 participants for the single weapon category for men while Mr. Jeff Ebanio a third-year student of CTE-BPED, won third place out of 20 participants. 

The BSU team was coached by Ms. Hannah G. Colas from the Institute of Human Kinetics. 

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The competition entitled, "Rebirth of the Rebellion Sports" was headed by Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri. Northern Luzon ranked second among nine participating regions including Davao region, Western Mindanao, NCR, Southern Luzon, Northern, and Central Mindanao, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas.



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