Davao City 4th in PNG overall tally

DAVAO City wound-up fourth place in the final overall medal tally of the recent 2018 POC-PSC Philippine National Games (PNG) played at the Cebu City Sports Complex in Cebu City and respective venues in Cebu Province with some also played in Manila.Davao City finished with a total of 19 golds, 30 silvers and 43 bronze medals for fourth behind overall champion Cebu City (48-37-79), Baguio City (38-37-59) and Mandaluyong (27-18-31), in that order.

Co-host Cebu Province is at fifth place with 19-20-30 gold-silver-bronze medal count followed by Mandaue City with 18-15-11 and General Santos City with 17-24-33.

President Rody Duterte who graced the opening ceremonies doubled the prize money for the overall champion. From a five million cash prize allotted by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Duterte doubled the cash prize to a whopping 10 million pesos as the second, third and fourth overall receiving six, four and two million pesos, respectively.

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