Women’s Softball Team And The President Honors Three Palauan Athletes In Pohnpei

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Before marching for Team Palau at the opening ceremony, ambulance the Women’s Softball Team accompanied President Tommy Remengesau Junior to honor three Palauan athletes who lost their lives during a tragic flash flood event in 2002.

On July 19, check 2014, the athletes along with the President, sports and government officials travelled to Nett County to pay their respects to Claudia Ngirasob, Rita Gracia Sungino and Dawn Bachungor Rechemang, fellow athletes who lost their lives at the Liduhduhniap Waterfalls on August 4, 2002 after the 5th Micronesian Games.

The group visited the monument that honored the three women, and also presented a memorial plaque in their honor.

Also present during the visit were Johnboy Rechemang, Dawn’s brother and Kazuki “Topps” Sungino, Rita’s brother.

Team Palau and the President honors Palauan athletes who lost their lives in 2002. (Photo Credit: Office of the President)

Team Palau and the President honors Palauan athletes who lost their lives in 2002. (Photo Credit: Office of the President) 

Photo Credit: Office of the President

Photo Credit: Office of the President

 

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