2 Zambo youths won medals in World Muay Thai contest

Bong Garcia

TWO Zamboangueño athletes won silver medals in the World Muay Thai Youth Championship held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Dr. Cecil Atilano, city sports officer, said the competition was held from August 3 to 11.

Atilano said Ghen Yhan Berdon of Cabatangan and Rudzma Abubakar of Pasonanca were among the delegates from the Philippines who won a silver medal each for their performance under the 45-kilogram category.

Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar expressed pride over the victory of the two athletes.

Salazar thanked them for their efforts and for bringing honor and fame not only to this city but to the entire country as well. (SunStar Philippines)