The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines announced Monday that one of its former national athletes passed away Saturday evening in Baguio City.
Alexcel Dargantes, 24, was a member of the ABAP women’s team from 2013-2017.
She was from General Santos City but stayed on in Baguio, where the Boxing Training Center was, until her untimely demise.
ABAP president Ricky Vargas expressed sorrow at Dargantes’ passing and assured that the national association would take care of the arrangements and expenses of bringing the remains back to her hometown in Mindanao.
ABAP secretary-general Ed Picson also coordinated with Philippine Sports Commission executive Marc Velasco, who assured that the PSC would also provide financial assistance for the former national athlete’s funeral arrangements.