Successful run for Samalympics 2017
SAMAL Island – The Samalympics 2017 had its culmination last October 6, 2017 at Kaputian Beach Park, Kaputian District, Island Garden City of Samal (Samal Island) after a successful month-long run.
The Samalympics 2017, which centered on the theme “Work as a Team, Play as a Team, Aim to Win”, emphasizes the values of unity, team work, and aims to strengthen the camaraderie of the employees in the local government unit (LGU).
During the culmination, the last set of games were held, which included the giant race, beach volleyball tournament, tug-of-war, obstacle race competition, and Zumba competition. The highlight of the culmination was the crispiest and tastiest lechon contest.
The Blue Knights, Green Legions, Orange Archangels and Golden Griffins gave out their best throughout the monthlong sports activity.
Blue Knights bested the three other teams after garnering 1,115 points. The Golden Griffins were declared the 1st runner-up with 965 points. Green Legions (940 points) placed second runner-up while Orange Archangels (830 points) was declared the third runner-up.
The Blue Knights is composed of the City Mayor’s Office (CMO), City Agriculture, City Administrator, City Veterinary and City Registrar. City General Services, City Human Resource Management Office (CHRMO), City Budget, City Accounting, and City Engineer’s Office (CEO) make up the Green Legions. The Orange Archangels team is composed of The City vice Mayor’s Office (CVMO), Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP), City Treasurer, City Tourism and Investment (CITO), City Planning and Development, and National Agencies. Lastly, the Golden Griffins include the City Health, City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), City Legal, City Assessor, and City Social and Welfare Development Office (CSWDO).
SUCCESS. The Blue Knights Team were declared overall champion during the Samalympics Culmination 2017 on October 6, 2017 at Kaputian Beach Park, Samal Island.