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Giselle Bulahao: Champion for Igorot Pride in Asia Darts Tour 2024

Giselle Bulahao, an Igorot lady darter, and the Philippine Darts Team made history at the 18th Asia Darts Association International Dart Tour.

Witness the victory of Giselle Bulahao, an Igorot lady darter, and the Philippine Darts Team at the 18th Asia Darts Association International Dart Tour.

In a historic triumph, Giselle Bulahao, hailing from Tuba, Benguet, made history in Philippine darts by contributing significantly to the victory of the Philippine Darts Team at the 18th Asia Darts Association (ADA) International Dart Tour 2024. The tournament, held from April 26 to 28, 2024, at the Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Center in Hong Kong, witnessed Bulahao's exceptional skill and unwavering determination on the dartboard.

Bulahao, revered as the country's top lady darter, showcased her individual prowess by triumphing in the DartsOn Cup ladies singles, displaying her remarkable talent and precision. Furthermore, her partnership with Hall of Famer Jan-jan Hinojales proved to be a formidable force as they clinched victory in the fiercely contested ladies doubles event, underscoring the strength of their collaboration and their invaluable contribution to the Philippine Darts Team's success.

A Triumph for Tuba, Benguet

Hailing from Tuba, Benguet, Bulahao brought pride and honor to her hometown through her remarkable performance at the ADA International Dart Tour. Her journey from the highlands of Benguet to the international stage is a testament to her perseverance and commitment to excellence.

Dominance on the Dartboard

Bulahao's contributions to the Philippine Darts Team were invaluable, as she displayed her prowess in various events throughout the tournament. Her precision and focus were evident as she competed alongside her teammates, demonstrating the skill and strategy that propelled the team to victory.

Inspiring the Next Generation

As an Igorot lady darter and a champion, Bulahao serves as a role model for aspiring athletes, especially those from indigenous communities. Her success on the international stage not only celebrates her individual accomplishments but also highlights the wealth of sporting talent within the Igorot community.

Bulahao's Teammates Shine

Bulahao's success was bolstered by the outstanding performances of her teammates. Hall of Famer Jan-jan Hinojales, alongside Noel Malicdem, partnered with Bulahao to secure victory in the Phoenix Darts Cup Triples 501 Division. Hinojales, further showcasing her skill, claimed victory in the Top Gun ladies singles and earned the coveted MVP award in the ladies division.

Alexis Toylo, the number one male darter in the Philippines, also made significant contributions by dominating in various events, including the Single Mickey Mouse division and the Top Gun event. Additionally, Lourence Ilagan, an eight-time world championship qualifier, led the team to success in the World Cup Series - Men's Super One, with the duo of Ilagan and Hinojales securing the Super One Team title for the Philippines. Paolo Nebrida, a two-time world championship qualifier, asserted his dominance by winning the DartsOn Cup men's division.


Giselle Bulahao's journey from Tuba, Benguet, to becoming an Asia champion in darts is a testament to her talent, perseverance, and dedication. Her representation of Igorot pride on the international stage inspires others to pursue their dreams and showcase their abilities, regardless of their background. In honoring Bulahao's victory, we also celebrate the enduring spirit of resilience and excellence embodied by the Igorot people.

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