More than 1,300 medals at stake in Palaro 2018

A total of 1,311 medals will be given out in the regular sporting events of the weeklong Palarong Pambansa 2018 that will begin here Sunday.

Some 815 medals will be presented to winning participants in the high school division, and the remaining 496 to those in the elementary division.

There will be 241 golds, 241 silvers, and 333 bronze medals to be awarded in the secondary games.

On the other hand, 156 golds, 156 silvers, and 184 bronzes are at stake in the elementary division.

A total of 198 medals will be for athletics, making it the most medal-rich sport this year.

Another 180 medals will be for swimming, even as 158 more will be given out in arnis and 152 in taekwondo.

Aerobic gymnastics, dance sports, and pencak silat will make their debut this year as demonstration sports. (PNA)Photo by sk8geek