Mayor Yulo lauds two boxers for bagging gold in SEA Games


Bago City Mayor Nicolas Yulo of Negros Occidental congratulated two local boxers for winning gold medals in boxing at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

“On behalf of the people of Bago, I am congratulating our kasimanwas – Rogen Ladon and James Palicte– for winning gold medals in their respective boxing events at the ongoing 30th South East Asian Games,” said Yulo.

“Their exemplary performance which resulted to their victory is an honor to the country in general and to their hometown, Bago City in particular,” he added. (

Yulo said Ladon’s and Palicte’s victory will encourage others to pursue the sport.

“Moreover, their gold medals will give encouragement to the many young aspiring boxers especially in Bago city. It will also inspire us to increase our commitment to continue to support our grassroots boxing program,” he also said.

A hero’s welcome and cash incentives await the two boxers.