February 22, 2024

Team Tribal Torogi swept the recently concluded 2020 Baguio Olympics Muay Thai competition at the Athletic Bowl.
With 11 gold, 10 silver, and one bronze medals, the group dominated the event backed by the city government and supervised by the Muay Thai Association of the Philippines and has lured 104 participants from 21 teams and schools across the region in the two-day tournament.
Gold medalists from Tribal Torogi were Kiarra Tillera, Franchine Velasco, Kianlex Brent Baniaga, Denith Ayangwa, Dahn Anthony Pelino, Chariza Mae Dadat, Jerel Gabe Co, Jerry Maya Suriaga, Walter Agcapa, Jomar Cawitan, and Khenshen Wegiyon.
University of Baguio athletes also garnered a total of 12 medals – four golds, six silvers and two bronzes – with Ashlene Kia Malecdan, Daryl Chulipas, Jerome Balualua and Jethro Kamayang leading the team with gold medal apiece. 
Larstephen Canedo, Christian Yvonne Flores, Rhalp Tampican and Wendell Soriano meanwhile led the Siglat Pines team with a total of four gold, three silver and one bronze medals.
Kings College of the Philippines Tigers Max Fusion team went home with three gold, two silver and two bronze medals courtesy of top performers Rimando Eduard Dwayne, Jerico Panitio, and Jeff Faklayen. 
The various Ka-fagway teams also joined the event with Kafagway Benguet leading the group with two gold, two silver and one bronze medals with Reishie Claire Bagni and Nathaniel Magbilao gaining gold medals apiece. Rose Marie Recto of UB Kafagway and Sablan Kafagway’s Ryan Joe Bestre winning gold medal each.
Taraki gym’s Lennor Athan Gajeton and Cid Marion Estrada bagged gold medal apiece while Jereed Lou Tidu of Team Builders gained one gold.
Baguio Central University’s April Joy La Madrid, Keaton Dinagtuan, Max Fusion’s Zyra Bon-as, and San Jose High School’s Zyrex Jade Bullong also struck gold medal each. – Ofelia C. Empian