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Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Philippines Team on London Olympics 2012

The London Olympics 2012 will officially kick off on July 27, 2012, but before anything else let me present to you today the Philippine delegates for the said event. Specials thanks to Philippine Daily Inquirer's dedicated page for the Olympics 2012 for giving me an idea of who will represent our country. Here they are:

1. Jasmine Paler Alkhaldi - born on June 20, 1993 in Paranaque, Metro Manila, Jazmine will represent the Philippines swimming team. This 18-year old Hawaii-based lass began competing in local competition at the age of six and joined the international swimming competition at eleven. She is a gold medalist in the SEA Championships.

2. Mark Anthony Barriga - born on June 11, 1993 in Panabo, Davao del Sur, Philippines, Mark Anthony will compete in boxing. He was qualified to London Olympics through the 2011 AIBA Boxing Championships in Azerbaijan.

3. Daniel Caluwag - Daniel was born in Chino, California, USA and is the only Asian to make it to the BMX event in the London 2012 Olympics. He will represent the Philippines in the Cycling competition.

4. Rene Herrera - born on Apri 24, 1979 at Guimaras Philippines is for athletics. He was a gold medalist in the 26th Southeast Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia.

5. Tomohiko Hoshina - born in Tokyo, Japan on July 4, 1987, Tomohiko will represent the Philippine team in Judo. He is the son of a Filipina teacher who is currently based in Japan.

5. Brian Rosario - born in Manila, Philippines on April 17, 1982, Brian is the Philippine representative in Skeet Shooting. He is the PNSA National Champion from 2005 up to present and he holds the Philippine skeet record 122/125.

6. Jessie Khing Lacuna - Jessie will represent the Philippines in the swimming competition. He was born in Pulilan in Bulacan, Philippines and he was exposed tot he world of swimming as early as three moths old. He was qualified for the London Olympics through the rankings in the Federal Internationale de Natation Federation.

7. Marestella Torres - Marestella is from Negros Oriental, Philippines and she will represent the Philippine London 2012 Olympics team in Athletics. She was a gold medalist in the 2011 Southeast Asian Games.

Good luck and God bless Team Philippines! Filipinos all over the world are proud of you. You may not win but for us you're already winners. Bring the Philippine spirit in London! Go Team Philippines! One goal, one team! Go for the gold!

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