Central Visayas improves to 6th place as Palaro enters last day
CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVRAA) climbs a step higher to sixth place as the 2019 Palarong Pambansa in Davao City enters its final day of competition, Saturday, May 4, 2019.
CVRAA hiked up its medal count to 23 gold medals, 20 silvers and 33 bronze medals.
Its football teams added a gold medal courtesy of the elementary football team and a silver by the secondary football team late Friday night, May 3, 2019.
Still at the top and already the virtual overall champion is the National Capital Regional Athletic Association (NCRAA) with its medal tally of 82-70-54.
There is no change in the top 5 rankings with Region 4A or the Southern Tagalog-Calabarzon Athletic Association (STCAA), Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA), SOCCSKSARGEN and Bicol Regional Athletic Association (BRAA) still at far second to fifth places, respectively.
STCAA now has a medal haul of 63-48-69, WVRAA with 47-34-57, SOCCSKSARGEN with 26-43-39 and BRAA with 23-22-30.
Although Central Visayas and Bicol has the same number of gold medals, the latter takes the fifth place because it has two more silver medals than Central Visayas.
The Niños also exchanged places with Central Luzon Regional Athletic Association (CLRAA) which drops to seventh place with its medal count of 21-38-22.
There’s also a shuffling of rankings from eighth to 10 places with Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (17-26-26) barging into eighth place, relegating Ilocos Region and Cordillera Administrative Region (CARAA) to ninth and 10th places, respectively.
Ilocos has 16-12-21 while CARAA holds on to the 10th spot with 14-14-23.
Host region Davao is booted out of the 10 and drops to 12th place with 12-21-34. / celr
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