Misamis Oriental bagged three gold medals in the just concluded Mayor Freddie Tinga Cup National Invitational Amateur Boxing Championships at the Don Ambrosio Gym of the Cantada Sports Center in Bagumbayan, Taguig City Monday.

Misamis leaned on the heroics of Macrea Gandiongco who retired Leopoldo Lumacad of Cotabato in the third round of their junior light paperweight match, Rerie Munez who defeated John Merced of Puerto Princesa 15-6 in the youth pinweight class and junior lightfly Albert Pagara, 12-2 winner over Ruben Sebugan of Bacolod City.

Tagbilaran City clinched the overall team honors with 4 golds in the event presented by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office and organized by the Joe Cantada Sports in coordination with the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines.

Metro Manila snatched two golds while Mandaue City secured one in the thrilling finals among some of the country’s raw but promising simonpures.

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