Mr. Deleniana, the university’s Table Tennis Coach, is the only International Umpire from
Batangas who is sent by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to different countries to
officiate table tennis tournaments. After officiating in Southeast Asian Games Junior in Naga
City last July 2018, Mr. Deleniana also had several tournaments managed, serving as
International Technical Official (ITO) in different countries such as Indonesia, Thailand and
In the held SEA GAMES 2019, it was an honor for him to be invited by the Philippine
Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC), the main team behind the
successful operations of the 30th SEA Games, to serve as the National Technical Official,
particularly as Umpire. During the SEA Games, Mr. Deleniana officiated Men’s Doubles Finals
between Singapore and Vietnam. With him also during the SEA Games was Mrs. Berlinda
Perez, the Head of the Physical Education Department, who served as Athletes Services
Coordinator for Table Tennis. The games happened last November 30 to December 11, 2019 at
Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center.
Asked what is next on his commendable journey in the sport of Table Tennis, Deleniana
shared that he is set to be the Competition Manager on the upcoming ASEAN Para Games,
a biannual sports event participated by differently-abled players all over Southeast Asia. The
ASEAN Para Games is set to happen on March 2020, which will also be held in the Philippines.
University of Batangas is very much proud of Deleniana’s eagerness to continuously
improve and update his knowledge and competencies according to the most recent trends of
Photo Credits: Philippine Table Tennis Federation Inc.