Three members of the Philippine Swimming League (PSL) were named Most Outstanding Swimmers (MOS) in the 2015 Hong Kong Stingrays Swimming Championships held at the Hong Kong International School swimming pool.
Swimmer of the Year Sean Terence Zamora led the list with 42 points he collected in winning six gold medals in the boys’ 14 years category.
The Indian Ocean All Stars Challenge veteran topped the 200m Individual Medley, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle and 200m butterfly in record fashions. He also ruled the 200m backstroke and 100m butterfly.
Also winning MOS trophies were Charize Juliana Esmero and Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh.
Esmero earned 30 points on two golds, two silvers and one bronze showing in the girls’ 12 years with the eight-year-old Mojdeh collected 24 points on four silvers and one bronze in the girls’ 9 years.
“You can see that they keep on improving consistently. I want to acknowledge the help of Finis for our uniforms and parents Mojdeh and Soguilon for extending their help, and parents that did not travel with the swimmers which gave their trust to PSL,” said PSL President Susan Papa.
Overall, the PSL went home with nine golds, nine silvers and two bronzes.
“We also want to congratulate coaches Ryan Robles, Joey Andaya, Efraim Rivera, Alex Papa, Zoren Roxas, Manny de Leon, Pepe Borres, Bob Mercado and Jovi Dela Cruz. We want these coaches to consistently be good in their coaching and character. We want them to be totally good and be on a righteous path,” added Papa.
Stephen Guzman won one gold in the boys’ 12 years 50m freestyle, and silvers in 100m butterfly and 100m freestyle while Roger Dante Giron added one silver in the boys’ 15 years 200m butterfly.
The other members of the team were Kyla Soguilon, Alic Deniel Dela Cruz and Marie Joe Borres.
“Everybody must now realize that the work of PSL for the good of athletes. If there are athlete change their path, the PSL president wish them luck and give her blessings to those that are staying,” said PSL Secretary General Maria Susan Benasa.
“The PSL president as she promised is on the way of glory to glory. She works with a lot of passion in which we don’t see now days. That is why, PSL board is all support on her works and so with the parents,” she added.