Pinoy divers sweep 3m Springboard gold at 2019 Asian Age Group Championships

Filipino divers Francisco Deorelar and Monique Ann Demaisip swept all the gold medals of the 3m Springboard diving open events at the 10th Asian Age Group Championships in India last Monday.

Deorelar reigned supreme in the Boys Group A (18 & Above) Open division of the 3m Springboard diving event, besting all 9 divers from Asia with a gold medal points of 295.70

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Taguinod breaks 16-year-old junior record; bags Asian Age Group silver medal

Country’s fast rising junior Breaststroker, Jalil Sephraim Taguinod, delivered another sterling performance on day two of the 10th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships as he broke the 16-year-old 14-15 Boys 50m Breaststroke Philippine junior national record en route to a silver medal finish in India Wednesday evening.

Seeded fourth going to the evening finals with a prelims time of 31.98, 14-year-old Taguinod propelled his way to finish second in the 50m Breast finals with a new junior national record time of 31.10 seconds.

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Taguinod opens Philippines’ Asian Age Group Championship campaign with bronze

One of the country’s top junior breastrokers, Jalil Sephraim Taguinod, opened Team Philippines’ campaign at the 10th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships by bagging the Boys 100m Breaststroke bronze medal at the Padukone-Dravid Center for Sports Excellence in Bengaluru, India Tuesday evening.

Ranking second in the morning prelims with a time of 1:09.11, fourteen-year-old Taguinod trimmed down his time to 1:08.77 in the evening finals to place third in the Boys 14 & Under category.

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Pinoy junior tankers kick-off Asian Age Group campaign today

Four Filipino junior tankers kick-off their Asian Age Group Swimming Championships’ campaign today at the Padukone-Dravid Center for Sports Excellence in Bengaluru, India from September 24 to 27, 2019.

First to take the plunge for Team Philippines is Marcus Johannes De Kam in the 200m Freestyle 14 & Under preliminary event, followed by Jalil Sephraim Taguinod in the 100m Breast event prelims, in the Boys 14 & Under category.

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Four junior tankers off to 10th Asian Age-Group Swim Champs

Four junior tankers have been officially named to the Philippine Swimming National Team bound to compete at the 10th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships in Bengaluru City, India in September 24-27, 2019

Veteran junior national team international campaigner Mishka Sy is set to lead our country’s campaign in India along with Hong Kong Open 2019 gold medalist Jasmine Mojdeh.

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San Beda rules NCAA Season 95 swim champs; LGSH reclaimed juniors title

The San Beda University Red Sea Lions ruled the 95th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) swimming competition held at the Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna last September 4-7, 2019.

San Beda earned their 17th straight title by finishing with 1,022.5 points. College of St. Benilde is far second with 587 points followed by Emilio Aguinaldo College with 281 points.

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Laminta opens NCAA Season 95 bid in record breaking fashion

Ted Jacob Laminta opened his NCAA bid with two gold medals, both new meet records, yesterday at the 95th National Collegiate Athletic Association Swimming Championships currently being held at the Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna until September 7, 2019.

Laminta, of La Salle Greenhills (CSB) opened the afternoon finals with a gold in the Boys 200m IM event, successfully defending his title in this event with a new meet record time of 2:12.89

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Junior tankers shine at National Open; break junior national records

While older swimmers were busy trying to hit times that would qualify them to the SEA Games national team, four of Philippines’ promising 13-year-old junior tankers worked silently in the background, unnoticed, and broke six Philippine junior national records at the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships in New Clark City, Capas, Tarlac from August 31 to September 3, 2019.

The four promising swimmers who “shined like a diamond” at the PNO 2019 were Swimming Pinas’ Hugh Antonio Parto and Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh from Luzon, Holiday Gym’s Ivo Nikolai Enot from Davao, and Nogcc Swim Club’s Alexi Kouzenye Cabayaran from Visayas.

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SEA Games PH Swimming Team Composition at the end of Qualifying Period

The qualifying period for the 30th Southeast Asian Games national team has ended yesterday. Top two swimmers who clocked times at a SEA Games qualifying meet from January 1, 2019 to September 3, 2019 will be named to the 2019 SEA Games Philippine Swimming Team.

Here are the swimmers who will compose the Philippine Swimming team after day three of action at the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships, the last qualifying meet for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

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La Salle’s Ilustre and Jacinto secure SEA Games berth

De La Salle’s top swimmers Maurice Sacho Ilustre and Jerard Dominic Jacinto secured their SEA Games berth on the last day of the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships in Capas, Tarlac Tuesday afternoon; and are set to represent the country at the 30th Southeast Asian Games this December.

Local swim superstar, Ilustre, braved the tough competition in the Men’s 200m Freestyle event to finish on top with a gold medal time of 1:53.59, followed by Olympian Jessie Lacuna who timed 1:54.22 for the silver, and Fil-Australian swimmer Thomas Peregrina who took the bronze with 1:54.94 clocking.

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SEA Games PH Swimming Team Composition After day three of PNO 2019

The list of possible members of the Philippine Swimming Team bound to represent the country at the 30th Southeast Asian Games is almost complete.

Here are the swimmers who will compose the Philippine Swimming team after day three of action at the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships, the last qualifying meet for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

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Homegrown talents continue to snatch 2019 SEA Games slots

The influx of Filipino foreign based swimmers may have increased for the past years, but Philippine Swimming’s homegrown talents have stood their ground and continued to snatch 2019 SEA Games slots at the on-going 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships in Capas, Tarlac.

Miguel Barreto, Rian Marco Tirol and Joy Rodgers took the center stage at the NCC Aquatic Center, bagging a SEA Games slot each on day three of the championships.

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SEA Games PH Swimming Team Composition After day two of PNO 2019

After the day two of action at the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships, the last qualifying meet for the 30th Southeast Asian Games, below are the swimmers who have made it to the Philippine Swimming Team bound to represent us at this year’s SEA Games this December.

Please note that as the host of the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games, Philippine Swimming Incorporated is planning to send a Full Team to the prestigious biennial meet in the region.

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Lacuna grabs national team slot; off to his sixth SEA Games appearance

After failing to land a SEA Games slot in the Men’s 200m IM event yesterday, two-time Olympian Jessie Khing Lacuna made sure he’s going for his sixth appearance at the prestigious biennial meet by clocking a gold medal time of 4:33.96 in the Men’s 400m IM finals at the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships in Capas, Tarlac Sunday afternoon.

His gold medal time puts him in second place in the SEA Games qualifiers ranking, thus guaranteeing him a slot to the national team bound to don the Philippine colors at the 30th Southeast Asian Games this December.

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SEA Games PH Swimming Team Composition After day one of PNO 2019

As the host of the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games, Philippine Swimming Incorporated is planning to send a Full Team to the prestigious biennial meet in the region.

After the day one of action at the 1st Philippine National Open Swimming Championships, the last qualifying meet for the 30th Southeast Asian Games, here are the swimmers who have made it to the Philippine Swimming Team bound to represent us at this year’s SEA Games this December.

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