- Richard Gomez recently shared a post made on Ormoc City Government's Facebook page congratulating the winners of qualifying competition for the Southeast Asian Games
- The Facebook post revealed that Richard's daughter Juliana ranked third place in the fencing category
- It seems that Juliana inherited her father's skills and athleticism, after all, Richard has won fencing competitions before
- The post also shared photos of Juliana in her fencing attire as well as her parents as they watched in the bleachers
Mayor Richard Gomez shared his daughter's recent accomplishment on his Facebook page. Apparently, his daughter, Juliana competed in a qualifying fencing competition for the Southeast Asian Games where she managed to rank third in the senior women division.
In the photos posted by the Government of Ormoc City, Juliana can be seen wearing her fencing attire as she brandished her foil. Richard and his wife, Lucy Torres-Gomez can also be seen as they watched from the bleachers.
The post also included a congratulatory remark for the winners of the competition along with the list of the winner's names and their ranking.
"Congratulations to the winners of ‘2021 PFA Open Fencing Championship and Sea Games Qualifying’ facilitated by the Ormoc City Sports Office and City Mayor’s Office under the leadership of Mayor Richard I. Gomez, which event took place at the Ormoc City Superdome today, July 4."
The government also thanked the actor's wife for supporting the competition.
"Big thanks to the supportive Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez of Leyte 4th District"
It seems that Juliana managed to inherit her father's renowned skill in fencing. It can be recalled that the mayor has won several fencing competitions in the past.
Richard Frank Icasiano Gomez is an actor, athlete, director, and politician from the Philippines. He has been the mayor of Ormoc City since June 30, 2016. Richard married actress and politician, Hon. Lucy Torres-Gomez, on April 28, 1998.
Mayor Richard has been lauded by netizens due to his vlog upload on social media where Richard showcased his simple Father's Day celebration with his family. However, what caught the attention of netizens was how simple Lucy Torres and Juliana Gomez were. All throughout the video, the two helped around the kitchen, preparing and cooking alongside the actor.
The actor also reiterated to his wife Lucy Torres that he will always be a faithful husband to her. The two celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on April 28 and on that day, Richard prepared grilled tuna and pasta for Lucy. The actor remarked there’s enough garlic to ward off any attempts of other women to lure him.
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