Photo courtesy of 2019 SCUAA VIII Games

By Mary Lailani P. Tupaz
Published on December 11, 2019

NAVAL, Biliran – The Biliran Province State University (BiPSU) Pillar Publication published the partial and unofficial medal tally of the 2019 Regional State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) with Leyte Normal University (LNU), Palompon Institute of Technology (PIT), and Visayas State University (VSU) dominating the games.

The medal tally, as of yesterday, the second day of the sports competitions, shows LNU garnered 40 gold, 26 silver, and 5 bronze or a total of 71 medals.

PIT follows with 21 gold, 15 silver, and 20 bronze or a total of 56 medals.

VSU is in the third lead with 16 gold, 26 silver, and 11 bronze or a total of 53 medals.

Medal tally for the rest of the delegations are as follows: Eastern Samar State University (ESSU) – 30, Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU) – 21, Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU) – 17, Southern Leyte State University (SLSU) – 14, University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) – 11, Biliran Province State University (BiPSU) – 6, Samar State University (SSU) – 6, and University of the Philippines (UP) – 5.

These young Visayan athletes have to stage their prowess and dexterity in archery, arnis, athletics, badminton, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, billiards, chess, dance sports, football, futsal, karatedo, lawn tennis, sepak takraw, softball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, and volleyball.

The 2019 Regional SCUAA is represented by some 3,511 delegates from the 11 state universities and colleges (SUCs) in Eastern Visayas region competing around the theme, “SUC 8: Advancing Partnership for Sustainability through Sports.” (mlt/PIA8 Biliran)

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