Statement

On Carlo Paalam


The entire Filipino nation is very proud of the silver medal finish of Carlo Paalam in the Men’s Flyweight Boxing Competition in Tokyo.

Carlo’s road to the Olympics is the story of Filipinos – one filled with perseverance, sacrifice and hard work. May Carlo’s performance further serve as an inspiration to young generation of Filipinos.

We are grateful to all the Filipino athletes who participated in the Tokyo Olympics for showcasing their world-class talent, representing the country, and uplifting the spirit of our people in these trying times of COVID-19. We thank you for giving the Philippines its best Olympic performance in history.

Mabuhay ang atletang Pilipino.