Bayaning Atletang Pilipino bill proposed

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Following the heroism displayed in the last SEA Games in Manila by surfer Roger Casugay, who rescued his opponent from Indonesia, the Bayaning Atletang Pilipino bill was filed in the lower house by Rep. Lawrence Fortun (House Bill 5782).

 

For athletes like surfer Casugay this Balangay Medal would be for him, Fortun said.

 

When enacted into law, the bill would be the legal basis for the conferment of three honors:  The Order of National Athletes, National Medal of Excellence in Sports, and the Balangay Medal for Sportsmanship.

 

"House Bill 5782…

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