by: Kelly Legaspi, RN/BSN
I just want to share with you the results of the Pan Am Martial Arts Games that was held in Regina, Saskatchewan last weekend June 10-12, 2011
The five athletes of our school The Winnipeg Sikaran Arnis Academy who competed for Canada all came home with medals, honor and pride.
Lex Legaspi – 14 yrs old, black belt won Gold medal in the Non Traditional Weapon Forms; Gold medal in Musical Forms; Silver medal in Traditional Hand Forms; Silver medal in Traditional Weapon Forms and Silver medal in Sparring.
Jerome Santoyo – 13 yrs old, brown stripe black belt won Gold in Sparring and Silver medal in Traditional Forms.
Raxle Uygen – 12 yrs old, green belt won Silver medal in Women`s Sparring.
Josh Joseph – 11 yrs old, brown belt won Gold medal in Traditional Forms and Silver in Traditional Weapon Forms.
Lee Angela Igne – 9 yrs old, green stripe brown belt won Gold Medal in Musical Forms; Silver medal in Traditional Forms.
The divisions and the events were these 5 kids competed had a large number of competitors and they all emerged in the top three!
These 5 kids competed against over a dozen teams in the team forms events and they won bronze. The teams that got the silver and the gold medal were all adults and are already black belts.
We are so proud of them!
Thank you very much for all the support and cooperation!
The next Pan Am Martial Arts Games will be in Switzerland next year…..