Tabal Case Study

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Current Situation: Mary Joy Tabal According to the 27-year-old runner from Barangay Guba in Cebu City, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairperson Butch Ramirez told her during the Awards Night of the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) in Pasay City that she will be able to compete in the biennial meet. Tabal said Ramirez and some of the members of the National Team congratulated her after hearing the speech of Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa) President Philip Juico during the Awards Night. However, he said Tabal is not part of the Philippine National Team, meaning she will not receive benefits and privileges that a national team member gets. Fernandez guaranteed that Tabal will be able to compete in the SEA…show more content…
Nearby games authorities had diverse goes up against the rejection of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the competitors' lineup for the up and coming Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this August. The Philippine Track and Field Association (Patafa) declared the choice to reject the 28-year-old Tabal from its competitor's list, refering to the Cebuana's inability to coordinate the local track and field association for her incorporation in the national group as the reason. The multi-titled Tabal from Cebu City is the first Filipina to compete in the women's Olympic marathon, representing the Philippines in the Rio de Janeiro Games last year. Mary Joy Tabal's rejection from PH group marathoner's blame, mentor says Mary Joy Tabal has just herself to fault for her prohibition from the national group, as indicated by a long-term national mentor. Jojo Posadas said the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA), the sport's national governing body, gave Tabal all that anyone could need time to take a shot at her restoration on the group. PATAFA reported in a hastilly called question and answer session that it is closing Tabal out of the national group. He said that Tabal never requested for a meeting with PATAFA

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