Tokyo Olympian Magno shares plight, says PH athletes not receiving allowances


MANILA, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics-bound Irish Magno couldn’t assist however really feel anxious amid her preparation for the upcoming Olympics after their allowances obtained delayed by two months.

In a Fb put up, Magno wrote that she’s discovering it onerous to coach for the Olympics as she thinks concerning the plight of her household in her residence province of Iloilo.

“Ang hirap mag-focus sa paghahanda mo sa Olympics kung alam mong yung pamilya mo sa probinsya halos walang makain,” posted Magno. “Masakit lang isipin lalo na’t ikaw lang inaasahan nila. Two months na walang allowance. Yan lang po inaasahan naming mga atleta. Sana magkaroon na.”

(It’s tough to deal with our Olympic coaching if you realize that your loved ones within the province has barely sufficient to eat. It’s onerous since you’re the one one they depend on. Two months on and we nonetheless don’t have our allowance. That’s the one factor us athletes depend on. I hope we get it.)

Magno and the remainder of the Philippine boxing contingent to the Olympics are coaching in Thailand after they left the bubble at Encourage Sports activities Academy in Calamba, Laguna.

Although Magno and middleweight Eumir Marcial are already certified for the Olympics, different boxers like Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam are additionally coaching in hopes of incomes Olympic slots.

Magno has since deleted her put up on Wednesday and thanked the Affiliation of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (Abap) for his or her help and serving to the workforce amid the delay of allowances.

“Good day po! Sorry po, I made a decision to erase my newest put up due to private causes. Basta maraming salamat po sa inyong lahat! Sa suporta niyo sakin, at sa mga taong naiintindihan po ako, at sa patuloy na tumutulong saming mga atleta,” wrote Magno. “Good vibes lang po tayo at magiging okay rin po lahat. Patuloy ang laban para sa pamilya at para sa bayan. God bless!”

(Good day, I’m sorry however I made a decision to erase my newest put up due to private causes. Anyway, I’d wish to thank all of you for the help you’ve given to me, to the individuals who perceive what I’m going by, and naturally, everybody who’s serving to the athletes. Let’s all have good vibes and every thing might be okay. The combat continues, for the household and for the nation. God bless!)

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