May 27, 2024

The city government has commended the Muay Thai female student-athletes of Happy Hollow National High School and their coach for their outstanding performance in the 5th Pro-Am World Muay Thai Championship held at Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, Chonburi Province, Thailand on March 11 to 15.

In a resolution, the city council said the performance of the Muay Thai athletes brought pride and joy to their families, school, community and the city as a whole.

MUAY THAI MEDALISTS — Happy Hollow barangay student-athletes Krisha S. Facsoy, 13; Audhrie Mae D. Bacod, 14, and Nanet M. Sumbang, 13, were commended by the city council for winning in the 5th Pro-Am World Muay Thai Championship held at Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, Chonburi Province, Thailand on March 11 to 15. — PIO graphic

Among the seven delegates sent to represent the Philippines were three young female athletes from the city. They were Krisha S. Facsoy, 13; Audhrie Mae D. Bacod, 14, and Nanet M. Sumbang, 13, all Grade 8 learners of the Happy Hollow NHS.

The council said the athletes who only started playing last year were trained and accompanied by their coach, Francisco Wangag.

It was the first international competition attended by the ladies who, despite their inexperience, still managed to bring home gold medals in their respective categories.

 Sumbang brought home a gold in the 42-kilogram, Facsoy – gold in the 48-kg., and Bacod – gold medalist in the 55-kg.

Copies of the approved resolution will be transmitted to the students and their coach and the Happy Hollow NHS for their information and guidance. – PIO release