Duterte inaugurates sports training center in Bataan


By Prince Golez

President Rodrigo Duterte led the groundbreaking ceremony for the Philippine Sports Training Center (PSTC) in Bataan on Friday.

The state-of-the-art and highly scientific 3.5 billion peso sports facility, when completed, will be essential not only to hone the abilities and talents of Filipino athletes, coaches and referees, but also to boost their morale during competition. in sporting events, according to Duterte.

“With this facility, I am confident that we will raise and develop more world-class athletes who will represent the Philippines in international competitions and usher in a thriving sports industry here in the country,” he said in his statement. speech.

The President thanked the Philippine Sports Commission for giving him the honor of witnessing the start of such a historic undertaking for Philippine sport.

Duterte also congratulated everyone involved in the project, which he said will serve as the future home of the country and a key arena for sporting growth.

The PSTC will serve national athletes competing in 39 Olympic and non-Olympic sports when it opens in 2025.

It will include administrative, medical and sports science facilities, as well as dormitories for athletes and coaches.


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