MANILA, Philippines – President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday congratulated Gilas Pilipinas for winning gold at the Asian Games.
Gilas Pilipinas won the match against Jordan, ending a drought of more than half a century for the Philippines.
“I know that every Filipino today is proud to be called that. Congratulations, Gilas Pilipinas, on this incredible achievement!” Marcos said in a Twitter post.
“Your hard work continues to elevate Philippine athletics and sportsmanship to the global arena.”
“Congratulations to Ms. Annie Ramirez for securing the Philippines’ third gold with an impressive victory in the Women’s -57kg Jiu-Jitsu at the 19th Asian Games. Your dedication and triumph exemplify the Philippine spirit of excellence,” Marcos said in a separate post.