11 October 2021 – The Philippine Embassy in Warsaw led by Ambassador Leah M. Basinang-Ruiz warmly congratulates the Para Dance Sport Team of the Philippines for winning a record number of medals during the 2021 Para Dance Sport Polish Open held in Łomianki, Poland on 09-10 October 2021.

Warsaw PE proudly joins the Filipino nation in lauding the outstanding and historic achievement of the 17-member Philippine Team consisting of seven gold, four silver, and eight bronze medals, as follows:       

Gold Medalists – Ms. Evelyn De Asis (Women’s Single Freestyle 2, Single Conventional 2, Junior Competition, Duo Freestyle Class 2 with dance partner Mr. Julius Jun Obero), Mr. Julius Jun Obero (Combi Latin Class 2, Freesyle Combi Class 2 with dance partner Ms. Rhea Marquez), Ms. Jhona Pena and Mr. Joey Maglasang (Duo Standard Class 2)

Silver Medalists – Ms. Evelyn De Asis and Ms. Shaquile Hanze Basan (Combi Latin Class 2), Mr. Julius Jun Obero (Solo Men’s Class 2), Mr. Christian Apolinario and Ms. Jhistine Glyde Baguio (Combi Latin Class 1), Ms. Jhona Pena and Mr. Filemon Baguio II (Combi Class 2)

Bronze Medalists – Ms. Anne Charlaine Santos (Solo Women Class 2, Solo Women Class 2 Freestyle, Duo Latin Class 2, Duo Freestyle Class 2 with partner Mr. Christian Apolinario, Combi Latin Class 2, and Freestyle Combi Class 2 with dance partner Mr. Jed Villaruel), Mr. Christian Apolinario (Solo Men’s Class 2), Mr. Joey Maglasang (Solo Men’s Class 2)

Łomianki is a town in Warsaw West County which is almost 27 kilometers from Wilanow District in the City of Warsaw where the Embassy is located. Ambassador Ruiz traveled to Łomianki on 08 October 2021 to greet and receive the courtesy call of the Philippine athletes.


She conveyed the Embassy’s well-wishes and support and expressed her confidence that the Team, led by their coach Mr. Genice Bong Marquez, will easily qualify for the Para Dance Sports World Championship in Ulsan, South Korea in November 2021. END