The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will feature Gintong Gawad 2021 ‘Ina ng Isport’ awardee Norma Alamara in the upcoming webisode of PSC’s Rise Up Shape Up on January 29.
The ‘Ina ng Isports’ award is conferred to a mother who prides herself in having the greatest number of children in the national pool whose collective performance tops the number of accumulated medals in national and international competitions is a source of pride.
Alamara is a proud single mother from Davao City who raised five athletic champions – a testament to her gentle yet mighty strength as a mother. Her five sons, Ali, Frazier, Dexter, Mummar, and Norton have shown sports excellence and were part of the national swimming and water polo teams that participated at the Southeast Asian Games from 2002 to 2017.
PSC Women in Sports Commissioner Celia H. Kiram reiterates that the presence of inspiring women in grassroots sports help in PSC’s work with local communities in developing sports excellence and producing top-performing national athletes.
GINTONG GAWAD is a national awards platform to celebrate and pay tribute to ground-breaking, inspiring, notable, timeless, outstanding contributions to the promotion and development of women and sports at the grassroots level.
Aside from ‘Ina ng Isport’, Gintong Gawad also presented awards for the Babaeng Atleta, Modelo ng Kabataan; Babaeng Atletang may Kapansanan, Modelo ng Kabataan; Babaeng Tagasanay ng Isport; Babaeng Lider ng Isport sa Komunidad; Kaagapay ng Isports sa Komunidad; Produktong Pang-Isport na Natatangi at Makabago; at Proyektong Isport Pang-Kababaihan.