Former Palarong Pambansa champions Delia Angela Cordero and Gian Daniel Berino led the awardees for Most Outstanding Swimmers in the Philippine Swimming League-5th Coseteng Cup held at the Rizal Memorial Swimming Pool in Manila over the weekend.
Cordero topped the girls’ 17-over class with 85 points, while Berino scored 60.5 points to rule the boys’ 17-over category.
The other awardees in the girls’ event were Aidepp De Luna 5 years old, Janelle Blanche (6), Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh (7), Jasmine Del Moro (8), Kyla Soguilon (9), Chloe Marie Fabic (10), Charize Esmero (11), Bela Louise Magtibay (12), Angela Villamil (13), Andrea Pacheco (15) and Priscila Aquino (16) while the MOS in the boys’ division were Raphael Lentejas (5), Marc Dula (6), Michael Lozada (7), Andrew Valencia (8) Vaughn Aquino (9), Jordan Lobos (10), Sean Cruz (11), Marco Tirol (12), Sean Terence Zamora (13), Carl Bormate (14), Lans Donato (15) and Emanuel Joshua Lorbes (16).
“The result was so great that 55 PSL Records were broken by Kaila Villanueva, Jason Difuntorum, Delia Cordero, Portia Kate Doragos, Jesreel Francisco, Lance Cruz, Martin Jacob Pupos, Jasmine Del Moro, Bernice Magtibay, Christen Mercado, Drew Magbag and Joy Rodgers,” said Philippine Swimming League (PSL) President Susan Papa.
Three national junior records were also set by Zamora (200-meter Individual Medley and 50m Breaststroke) and McTracy Alindogan (50m butterfly and 50m breaststroke).
“There were just too many outstanding swimmers, it is our reaping time after four years of sowing good seeds. I salute all the coaches and parents who can continue to go on PSL program,” Papa said.
The Quezon Killerwhale Swimming Team of coach Virgilio de Luna took the overall team title with the Susan Papa Academy of coach Alex Papa coming in second and the Manila Central University-R3 of coach Ryan Robles placing third.
The Coseteng Cup is the 59th leg of the PSL’s series.
“The qualifiers for the World Summer Universiade 2015 will be announced as soon as possible. We want to prepare them this early to ensure that they’re in tip top conditions before going to Gwangju, South Korea next year,” Papa said.