Delegates to the Palarong Pambansa 2024 hosted by Cebu City have started to arrive.

Student-athletes from the Province of Benguet of the Cordillera Administrative Region and the Province of Palawan of Mimaropa Region arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport on July 4, 2024.

According to Benguet’s sports coordinator, Caesar Luma-ang, 76 athletes of the 106-person delegation have arrived earlier.

He said that Benguet is poised to strengthen further its stance in combative sports that catapulted the region to the ninth spot in the overall medal tally in last year's Palarong Pambansa.

Meanwhile, the sepak takraw team in the elementary division of Busuanga, Palawan also arrived on the same day. The team is led by their coach, Glenda Alarcon.

The participants were ushered into shuttles and coasters by personnel of the Department of Education Transportation Committee on to their respective billeting quarters in Cebu City.