Rep. Kho lauds Masbateño athletes who bagged medals in athletics tourney


The Office of Congressman Wilton T. Kho has lauded the delegates from Masbate Province Division who bagged medals during the National Invitational Sports Competition for Athletics in Iloilo Sports Complex

Here are the student-athletes who are scholars of Masbate Sports Academy with their respective medals:

•Leonilyn Compuesto
Silver- 200 meter dash
•Ana Bhianca Espenilla
Silver- Javellin Throw
•Leonilyn Compuesto
Bronze-100 meter dash
•Courtney Jewel Trangia
Bronze-Shot Put
•Jonathan Bellosillo
Bronze-Triple Jump
•Courtney Jewel Trangia
Gold-Discuss Throw
Leonilyn Compuesto
Gold-400 meter dash

The tournament was held on May 29-31.

On the other hand, those who bagged gold medals namely Courtney Jewel Trangia and Leonilyn Compuesto are now members of the Philippine Team for the upcoming ASEAN School Games happening in Dumaguete City on November 18-27, 2022.

“It is truly emanating that Masbateño athletes are competitive and can stand their ground even in the national level,” Kho’ office said.

“Our athletes’ age bracket ranges from 12-14 years old only while their opponents are almost 18 years old. Their success in this endeavor only proves that despite their young age, they can really keep up with other athletes who are way older than them,” it added.