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Former PH gymnast, Grab Bayahinan aid OFWs

Former Filipino gymnast and now Saudi Arabia-based Robingen Bernardo Padiz continues to extend a helping hand to his countrymen affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Philippine gymnast Robingen Bernardo Padiz (left, with mask) and his Grab Bayanihan friends distribute goods to a number of overseas Filipino workers hoping to get back home at the Riyadh Airport yesterday. The group was scheduled to head to Al Khobar for another round of distribution of goods to OFWs.
Padiz, a member of the Philippine Gymnastics’ Team during his prime before  becoming a national coach, found his luck as an international gymnastics’ instructor and big-bike enthusiast in the middle east. He has shifted gear in his advocacy from Riyadh to Al Khobar to distribute hundreds of foodpacks and essential needs of a big number of Filipinos displaced by the worldwide heath crisis in Saudi Arabia.

With the help of his friends from Al Faris International School, Alhambra Compound, Seder Village, Kingdom Compound, Albustan Muhaya, Alreem Compound, Harley Davidson Riders and Pinoy Bilyarista Kingdom, Robingen led a heroic tour with the Philippine Riders Brotherhood and Grab Bayanihan to Al Khobar for another round of distribution of goods.

“A big number of affected OFWs in Riyadh benefited from my humble advocacy, with the help of our friends and Harley riders. Our next destination is Al Khobar, where hundreds of our kababayans are expecting ‘ayuda.’ Thank God, we are alreaday here,” said Padiz, also a billiards’ ace in the oil nation in his message conveyed to his brother educator/sportsman Solomon Padiz Sr. in Manila.

Robingen’s generosity, passion for sports and big-bike riding he inherited from his late father Master Servillano Padiz, the founder of Philippine Sepak Takraw.

Topics: Robingen Bernardo Padiz , Philippine Gymnastics’ Team , Al Faris International School
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