Ilocos hosts a volleyball, sepak and handball camp
Artemio Dumlao (The Filipino Star) – May 29, 2021 – 00:00
MANILA, Philippines – At least three national sports associations have chosen Ilocos Norte for their bubble training for upcoming international tournaments.
The Philippine beach volleyball team has started a training camp at Villa Del Mar Ivory Beach Resort in Pagudpud in preparation for the Asian Volleyball Confederation Beach Volleyball Continental Cup and the 31st South Asian Games. Is.
Meanwhile, the Philippine national team Sepak Takraw will train at the sports complex of Mariano Marcos State University until November 15 also for the SEA Games.
In addition, the Philippine National Beach Handball Team is currently in talks with the Ilocos Norte Sports Development Office (INSDO) about holding bubble training in the province.
“Ilocos Norte is a safe place to do bubble training. We have revived sports activities and formulated risk assessment management as part of our ‘Play Safe Fearless’ program, ”said Helen Domingo, Provincial Sports Development Officer for Ilocos Norte.
Simultaneously, the PBA teams, Meralco Bolts and TNT Tropang Giga, are also undertaking closed-circuit training at the Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena in Laoag City.
INSDO has assisted sports teams by providing suitable training venues and facilities, working with local authorities for the provision of security and medical services, and carrying out weekly monitoring of athlete status and welfare. to be.
With these sporting achievements, Domingo hopes to further promote Ilocos Norte as one of the safest training centers in the country.