Siargao Sports Complex Gymnasium Opened in November, Destroyed by Typhoon Odette

Here’s what happened to Siargao Sports Complex Gymnasium

SIARGAO SPORTS COMPLEX GYMNASIUM – The newly opened structure which was inaugurated in November was destroyed by Typhoon Odette amid its onslaught last week.

Siargao Sports Complex Gymnasium
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It was just recently when Odette, the 15th tropical cyclone for 2021, devastated various parts of the country.

The typhoon wreaks havoc leaving more than 300 casualties as of posting. It is estimated that the damage left is worth millions in infrastructure and agriculture.

Among those severely affected is the island paradise of Siargao. In fact, over 15 died there due to the typhoon.

The super typhoon also ravaged some of the major and newly inaugurated establishments there as well as its premier tourist attractions.

Meanwhile, a video of what happened to Siargao Sports Complex Gymnasium that just opened last month is currently making rounds online garnering mixed reactions from netizens.

In the video, the screaming of people who took refuge at the said gymnasium can be heard.

Strong winds disarray the roof of the said gymnasium. It is not known if anyone was injured in the incident.

Netizens believe that there is something wrong with the said gymnasium so it was destroyed by the storm easily.

Siargao LGU and the contractor of the said project have yet to explain why the Gymnasium was easily damaged.

Last November, President Rodrigo Duterte personally attended the inauguration of the said gymnasium as part of the Siargao Island Sports Complex Project worth P630.2-M.

According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the said gymnasium with 63,157-square meters, and costs 200-M pesos.

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