Two boxers, the elementary boys baseball team and the secondary boys lawn tennis doubles grabbed the last gold medals for the delegation from Northern Mindanao as it edged Central Visayas to finish in 8th place at the close of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa in San Jose, Antique.

Overall, Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) finished with 20 golds, 20 silvers and 42 bronzes. Last year, NMRAA placed 5th with 25-24-36 gold-silver-bronze count.

Here are some gold medal winners in the last days of Palaro 2017.

Boxers Mario Angelo Vidal and Jericho Acaylar won gold medals in boxing.

photo by Raymundo Antolo

Gwen Escarda (2nd from left) bagged the gold in Blitz Chess Elementary Girls.

photo by Glenn Sr Escarda

The secondary boys lawn tennis doubles team also grabbed the gold.

photo by Raymund Antolo

Meanwhile, the elementary boys baseball team annihilated Central Luzon, 16-6 in the gold medal game and earned the right to represent the Philippines in the Asia Pacific Regional Baseball Championship in Korea on July this year.

photo by Raymund Antolo

Liceo de Cagayan University’s Aikojen Ratunil won the gold in Secondary Girls Taekwondo’s Kyurogi Heavyweight.

photo by Aikojen Ratunil

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