Nine events, eight medals, eight national records, two Olympic B cuts, one Jasmine Alkhaldi

Jasmine has always been the most consistent to deliver her best times in every SEA Games that she has joined, no matter how good or bad her times were leading to the games.

At age 16, at the 2009 SEA Games in Laos, she set her first Seniors Philippine National record in the Women’s 100m Fly event, resetting Marichi Gandiongco’s 1:04.34 record to 1:02.16; and was part of the relay teams who broke the 4x100m Free and 4x200m Free relay PH national records.

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Duterte adds SEA Games medal incentives; gold medalists now gets P850,000

President Rodrigo Duterte announced yesterday that the Office of the President will be adding cash incentives to all SEA Games 2019 medal winners, in addition to the financial incentives that they will be getting in accordance to the law.

An additional of P250,000 to gold medalists, P150,000 for a silver performance and P100,000 for a bronze will be given by the office of the President.

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PH Swimming ends SEA Games campaign with two more bronze medals

Philippine Swimming’s 30th Southeast Asian Games campaign ended with two more bronze medals courtesy of Luke Gebbie and Jasmine Alkhaldi at the NCC Aquatic Center in Capas, Tarlac Monday evening.

Narrowly missing a podium finish in the Men’s 100m Freestyle event, Gebbie made sure that he will end his first SEA Games with an individual medal, and propelled his way to a third place finish in the Men’s 50m Freestyle event where he clocked a bronze medal time of 22.62 seconds that equals the current Philippine national record of Daniel Coakley clocked at the 2009 SEA Games in Laos.

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Isleta and Alkhaldi share podium on day four of SEA Games

It’s been six editions of the games when two Filipino tankers have shared a podium in a swim event in SEA Games.

This year, at the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games in Philippines, Chloe Kennedy Isleta and Jasmine Alkhaldi shared the podium in the Women’s 100m Backstroke event where they finished second and third in the evening finals at the NCC Aquatic Center in Tarlac City Saturday evening.

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All Pinoy tankers advance to day four SEA Games finals; Olson resets PH Swim Record

It’s 12-12 for Team Philippines, as all Pinoy tankers have successfully advanced to the day four finals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in New Clark City Aquatics Center, Tarlac Philippines Saturday morning.

Seventeen-year-old Jaden Christian Olson became the first Filipino swimmer to have gone below 26 seconds in the Men’s 50m Backstroke event, qualifying to the evening finals in second place with his new Philippine national record time of 25.99

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Pinoy tankers collected silver and two bronze on day three of SEA Games action

After winning a lone bronze medal yesterday, the Philippine swimming team leveled-up their game and added a silver and two bronze medals on day three of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Tarlac City, Philippines Friday evening.

Ending the night with the bang was the Men’s quartet of Luke Gebbie, Maurice Sacho Ilustre, Jean-Pierre Khouzam and Jarod Hatch who stormed to a silver medal finish in the Men’s 4x100m Freestyle relay with a new Philippine national record time of 3:22.32

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Rodgers breaks PH Swim Record; as nine of ten tankers advance to day three SEA Games finals

UAAP multi-medalist Joy Serdan Rodgers debut in SEA Games with a bang, qualifying to the evening finals via a new Philippine national record in the Women’s 50m Breaststroke event in the morning heats of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Tarlac City Friday morning.

Swimming in lane 6 of heat one, Rodgers propelled her way to a new Philippine record time of 33.09, finishing second in her heat and fifth overall.

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Women’s quartet saves day two campaign; delivers lone SEA Games medal in Tarlac

The Women’s quartet of Nicole Justine Marie Oliva, Jasmine Alkhaldi, Xiandi Chua and Remedy Rule saved Philippines’ day two campaign as they delivered the lone medal today at the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Tarlac City, Philippines Thursday evening.

Expected to podium in this event, the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle relay team settled for third place with a new Philippine national record time of 8:15.48, erasing the 8:18.58 previous mark clocked at the 2017 SEA Games by Alkhaldi, Oliva, Rosalee Santa and Nicole Pamintuan.

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Alkhaldi and Gebbie erase PH national records; advance to SEA Games finals tonight

Tokyo Olympic Games “QTB” swimmers Jasmine Alkhaldi and Luke Gebbie erased the Philippine national records this morning at the preliminary heats of day two of action at the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Tarlac City, Philippines.

Swimming in the Women’s 50m Backstroke in SEA Games for the first time, last night’s 100m Free bronze medalist Alkhaldi finished second in the morning prelims with a new Philippine national record time of 29.53.

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Deiparine ends swimming’s gold medal drought; breaks SEA Games record

James Christian Deiparine has successfully ended the country’s SEA Games gold medal drought in swimming at the 30th Southeast Asian Games, after winning the gold medal of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke event in front of the roaring home crowd at the NCC Aquatic Center in Capas, Tarlac Wednesday evening.

Competing against the region’s top breaststrokers, Deiparine held his ground and propelled his way to an eye-popping new SEA Games record time of 1:01.46 minutes to take the gold.

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Cook fires up day one SEA Games prelims, as all Pinoy tankers advance to finals

Out of nowhere and out from the radar of everyone, Jonathan Sebastian Cook fired up Philippines’ campaign on day one of the 30th Southeast Asian Games preliminary as he tops the preliminary of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke event at the NCC Aquatic Center in Capas, Tarlac Wednesday morning.

Nineteen year-old Cook, the Philippine junior national record holder of the 16-18 Boys 100m Breast, was on fire, leading the race from start to finish with a new best time of 1:02.29, the fastest time going to the evening finals.

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PinoySwimming predicts six SEA Games gold medals for PH Swimming (Part 1)

While the possibility of not ending our gold medal drought is still there, being this year’s host will play a very important part in our bid to end this drought; thus our Philippine Swimming team for 2019 SEA Games will most likely win a minimum of 2 Gold Medals and a maximum of eight to nine gold medals.

PinoySwimming dot Com’s SEA Games gold medal prediction is pegged at SIX!

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Get to know our 2019 SEA Games PH Swimming national team members (Part 2)

Of the twenty seven swimmers representing us at this year’s Southeast Asian Games, only four swimmers have never held both junior and senior Philippine national records. They rest are either current senior national record holders, or junior national record holders.

Jasmine Akhaldi holds the longest running national record in both seniors and juniors among them.

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Get to know our 2019 SEA Games PH Swimming national team members (Part 1)

A total of twenty seven (27) Philippine swimmers have been named to the Philippine Swimming National team for the 30th Southeast Asian Games; of which thirteen (14) are male and fourteen (13) are female swimmers.

Fifteen senior swimmers (aged 19 and above) were named to the team, while the rest of the twelve national team members are 18 & under junior swimmers.

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History of Philippine Aquatics’ SEA Games performance

Since joining in 1977, Philippines went home without a Gold Medal six times, of the twenty-two times we have participated.

First zero gold medal was in 1999, after the retirement of Raymond Papa, and then in the following SEA Games in 2001.

With the entry of Miguel Molina in the Philippine Swimming Team in year 2003, Philippines managed to score gold medals from 2003 to 2009.

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The 2019 SEA Games Philippine Swimming Team

A total of twenty seven tankers, fourteen men and thirteen women, will represent Philippines at the swimming events of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the NCC Aquatic Center in Capas, Tarlac this December 6-11, 2019.

Leading the pack are Olympians Jessie Khing Lacuna and Jasmine Alkhaldi who are set to strut their wares on their sixth appearance at the prestigious biennial meet in the region. They are joined by other SEA Games veterans James Deiparine, Roxanne Ashley Yu, Rosalee Mira Santa Ana and Nicole Oliva.

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