By BicolToday.com News Team
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay — Bicol University (BU) will host five among the 21 sports events slated in 36 playing venues in Albay during the Palarong Pambansa 2016.
These are football, volleyball, athletics, swimming, and shotput.
Albay is hosting the Palarong Pambansa 2016 which will kick-off Sunday, April 10 until Saturday, April 16.
The playing venues are located in Legazpi City — the province’s capital, Ligao City and the municipalities of Sto. Domingo, Daraga, Camalig and Guinobatan.
In BU, the sports competitions are football for boys in secondary at the BU Football Field, Legazpi City and, for elementary, at the BUCAF Football Field in Guinobatan.
Volleyball for boys and girls for both elementary and secondary will be held in BU College of Engineering in Daraga.
The special events, athletics, swimming and shotput, will be held in BU Albay Sports and Tourism Complex in Legazpi City.
Athletic delegations from the country’s 18 regions will be competing in these various sports events.
Organizers expect the number of delegates may reach 20,000, mostly athletes, coaches, and families of the participants. (with reports from PNA, Winnielyn Apuyan)