PNP deploys over 400 personnel for Pre-SEA Games events

CAMP MACABULOS, Tarlac City — Philippine National Police (PNP) deployed over 400 personnel for the Pre-Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) events at New Clark City this weekend.

These events include the 1stNational Open Swimming Championships of the Philippine Swimming Inc. and the 2019 Weekly Relay Series 3 of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association.

“The deployment of our personnel aims to ensure the safety and security of the Filipino athletes, coaches, officials and spectators during these events,” PNP Provincial Director Police Colonel David Nicolas Poklay said.

SEA Games 2019 will be the biggest edition of the biennial meet to date with 530 events in 56 sports being held in three clusters: Clark, Subic and Manila.

The Clark cluster will be hosting aquatics, athletics, obstacle course sports, pentanque, lawn bowls, shooting, archery, rugby 7s, baseball, softball, dance sport, golf, kurash, judo, jiu jitsu, arnis, sambo, wrestling and wakeboarding.