Former national boxer Dargantes, 24


    FORMER national boxer Alexcel Dargantes passed away on Saturday night, according to the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines. She was 24.

    Dargantes, a member of the ABAP women’s team from 2013-2017, was originally from Gen. Santos City but had stayed on in Baguio, where the Boxing Training Center was, until her untimely demise.

    The ABAP did not say what caused her death.

    ABAP President Ricky Vargas expressed sorrow at Dargantes’ passing and said the national association will take care of the arrangements and expenses in bringing her remains back to her hometown in Mindanao.

    Philippine Sports Commission executive Marc Velasco said the PSC would also provide financial assistance for the former national athlete’s funeral arrangements.