Milo Little Olympics celebrates 21st year in Mindanao | SunStar

Milo Little Olympics celebrates 21st year in Mindanao

Time to read
2 minutes
Read so far

Milo Little Olympics celebrates 21st year in Mindanao

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

THE Milo Little Olympics Mindanao Leg, which opened its 21st year at Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center in Cagayan de Oro last September 15 was another huge success.

The annually-held Milo Little Olympics is an epic nationwide tournament that caters and showcases the winning energy and winning attitude of the country's young champions of generations. Milo Little Olympics was renowned in different places all over the country and has four (4) Legs particularly in National Capital Region (NCR) in South Luzon-Leg, another one in North and South Luzon-Leg mainly in Baguio City, Visayas-Leg in Cebu City and another one in Mindanao held in Cagayan de Oro.

The event was able to attract around 4,500 elementary and secondary school athletes coming from 160 competing schools all over Mindanao.
The event was spearheaded by Milo’s Sports Executive Mr. Lester P. Castillo and Mr. Robbie De Vera together with its long-time partner Milo’s Organizer Mr. Megdonio Llamera.

Student athletes have competed in fifteen (15) different sports categories in elementary and secondary levels, including Arnis, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Football, Gymnastics, Karatedo, Scrabble, Sipa/Sepak Takraw, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis and Volleyball.

Milo Little Olympics also highlighted the event by bringing back the identification of the “Most Outstanding Athletes Awardees” both in Elementary and Secondary Divisions. According to Milo’s Sports Executive Mr. Lester P. Castillo, Most Outstanding Athletes Awardees will be coming from the best of the best student athletes from elementary and high school division.

“E-iidentify po natin kung sino yung students yung pinaka magaling sa lahat po ng sumali this year and the Most Outstanding Athletes will be recognized. We will give them a limited Milo jacket, a year supply of Milo and we will also give them a special certificate recognizing them as the Most Outstanding Athlete,” Castillo said.

Another occurrence in Milo Little Olympics that paved the way for youngsters to showcase their beauty and confidence was the search for Miss Milo Little Olympics 2017.

“Ang pinaka main role po ng Milo Sports program is that naniniwala po ang Milo sa value na naibibigay ng Sports para po sa amin kapag ang kabataan pinasok na sa sports matututo sila ng iba’t-ibang character forming values that will help them succeed in life, ito pong mga values na ito ay sample po rito ay disciplina, respeto, pagpupursige at katapatan. Sa pamamagitan ng sports na e-expand po ang learning nila para matutuhan ang mga values na ito at matulungan silang magtagumpay sa buhay sa kanilang paglaki at pagtanda”, Castillo added.

Winners of different categories are as follows:

Biggest Delegation (Elementary)

1st Placer- City Central School
2nd Placer- PROIS
3rd Placer- West City Central School

Biggest Delegation (Secondary)

1st Placer- Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS)
2nd Placer- Canito-an National High School
3rd Placer- East Gusa National High School

Best in Saludo (Elementary)

1st Placer- PROIS
2nd Placer- West City Central School
3rd Placer- City Central School

Best in Saludo (Secondary)

1st Placer- Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS)
2nd Placer- Canito-an National High School
3rd Placer- East Gusa National High School

Most Discipline Group (Elementary)

1st Placer- West City Central School
2nd Placer- City Central School
3rd Placer- PROIS

Most Discipline Group (Secondary)

1st Placer- Canito-an National High School
2nd Placer- Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS)
3rd Placer- Camaman-an National High School

Loudest Cheer (Elementary)

1st Placer- City Central School
2nd Placer- PROIS
3rd Placer- Kauswagan Elementary School

Loudest Cheer (Secondary)

1st Placer- Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS)
2nd Placer- Canito-an National High School
3rd Placer- East Gusa National High School

Cheer Dance Competition (Elementary)

Our Lady of Peace Parish School (Winner)

Cheer Dance Competition (Secondary)

1st Placer - Lanao Del Norte Comprehensive National High School
2nd Placer - Kapatagan National High School
3rd Placer - Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS)

Miss Milo Little Olympics 2017 Winner (Elementary)

Miss Milo 2017 – Maria Victoria Cabelta (City Central School)

1st Placer - Julia Franchiska Nuestro (Miraculous Medal Academy, El Salvador City)
2nd Placer - Janielle Lou Balite (Little Me Academy)

Miss Milo Little Olympics 2017 Winner (Secondary)

Miss Milo 2017 – Kia Mendez Canete (Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School)

1st Placer - Cherry Lyn Lambojon (Camaman-an National High School)
2nd Placer - Katrena Marich Guevara (PROIS International Christian School System)

Published in the SunStar Cagayan de Oro newspaper on September 19, 2017.


View Comments