Davao City’s Dragons del Sur Dragon Boat secure finishes in Boracay International competition

DAVAO CITY’s Dragons del Sur Dragon Boat team made their presence felt with respectable finishes at the close of the 12th Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival held in Boracay last April 19 to 21.As one of the new teams joining the festival, the Dragons Del Sur Women’s crew competed in the Women’s Small Boat Category for 500 meters and 200 meters distances.

They placed 3rd runner-up in the 500 meters straight distance category behind the Maroochy Sea Serpents-Australia (champion), Crossbone Paddles Team-Manila (1st runner-up) and the Boracay Dragonflies-Boracay (2nd runner-up). They wound-up their campaign with a second runner-up finish in the 200 meters sprint next to Crossbone Paddles Team-Manila (champion) and SMUGZ-Hong Kong (1st runner-up).

Some 39 teams saw action in the Dragon Boat Festival noting 19 international squads and 20 Philippine-based.

Members of the Dragons Del Sur Dragon Boat Team Womens Crew are Clarice Jane Calolot, Francesca Dianne Solis, Vanessa Bantilan, Glenda Andoy, Julian Morales, Apple Kay Tajo, Milagros de Lumban, Sheila Mae Laud, Carina Laurente, Esther Marie Singson, Mae Fe Faustino, Elizabeth Ornopio, Naomi Omos (Signal), Rey Sumagaysay (Steersman).

The team is back on training to prepare for the annual Bugsay Mindanao 5 Dragon Boat Competition held at the PPA, Butuan City on May 12, 2018.

Members of the Dragons Del Sur Dragon Boat Team Womens Crew in yesterday’s Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum. In photo are Clarice Jane Calolot, Francesca Dianne Solis, Vanessa Bantilan, Glenda Andoy, Julian Morales, Apple Kay Tajo, Milagros de Lumban, Sheila Mae Laud, Carina Laurente, Esther Marie Singson, Mae Fe Faustino, Elizabeth Ornopio, Naomi Omos (Signal), Rey Sumagaysay (Steersman).

Members of the Dragons Del Sur Dragon Boat Team Womens Crew in yesterday’s Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum. In photo are Clarice Jane Calolot, Francesca Dianne Solis, Vanessa Bantilan, Glenda Andoy, Julian Morales, Apple Kay Tajo, Milagros de Lumban, Sheila Mae Laud, Carina Laurente, Esther Marie Singson, Mae Fe Faustino, Elizabeth Ornopio, Naomi Omos (Signal), Rey Sumagaysay (Steersman).

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