Iloilo reaps gold in second day of WVRAAM
Makato, Aklan (16 March) -- The province of Iloilo bagged at least six golds at the second day of the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association Meet (WVRAAM) being held in the Aklan Sports Complex, Barangay Calangcang, Makato.
According to the initial tally of the Department of Education (DepEd) as of 8 am of March 16, Iloilo won gold in the 5,000 meters run, High Jump (secondary), 400 meters (male), two golds in shotput event and another in 400 meters event.
Iloilo also won at least five silver medals and three bronze.
Both Capiz, Aklan and Negros Occidental have at least one gold each. Antique have two Bronze medals while Guimaras province have yet to get a gold.
Noted in the event were the gold that bag by the Aklan province in high jump category. All of the three winners clinched a tied 1.40 meters record but DepEd officials chooses a winners depending on the margin of errors committed by the players in the course of their performance.
It was not immediately available what were the results of other games being separately held in Kalibo, Aklan.
Iloilo: Gold-6; Silver-5; Bronze-3
Negros Occidental: Gold-1; Silver-5; Bronze-2
Aklan: Gold-1; Silver-0; Bronze-2
Capiz: Gold-1; Silver-0; Bronze-0
Antique: Gold-0; Silver-0; Bronze-2
Guimaras: Gold-0; Silver-0; Bronze-0