Opening of the 1st Tacloban City Paralympic Competition
“Nalilipay ako han suporta nga ginhatag ha amon han City Government of Tacloban para kami magkamay-ada hini nga event pagpakita han kakayahan namon nga mga PWD. Nagpapasalamat gihapon ako kan Mayor Alfred han pag-aprobar han budget para hini nga amon event, pinaagi kan Sir Joel ha City Sports and Development Office.”
The words of Mr. Raymund Gaspay, Pesident of Philippine Sports Association for the Differently Abled (PHILSPADA) – Tacloban Chapter, during the opening of the 1st Tacloban City Paralympic Competition, today, September 1, 2021, at the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) Gym.
Chess competition will be held at the CEO Gym this afternoon, while athletic games like javelin throw, discus throw, shot put, and running will be on September 2 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) at the City Hall Ground.
Meantime, September 3 (8:00- 11:00 AM) will be for swimming competition at the Pacific Point in San Jose, followed by the awarding of winners at the CEO Gym in the afternoon.
Meanwhile, the three-day sports event, which runs until Friday (September 3, 2021), aims to develop sport competency for Persons With Disability (PWD) here in the city.