Cebuano weightlifters all set for Southeast Asian Games action

Dale Rosal 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano weightlifters Elreen Ann Ando, John Dexter Tabique, and Fernando Agad are all set to compete in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) weightlifting event at the Hanoi Sports Training and Competition Center in…

Weightlifters strut wares in Cebu City

Dale Rosal 03/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu and Bohol’s best weightlifters showcased their strength  in the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) Weightlifting Qualifiers organized by the Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) and held at the University of Cebu table tennis headquarters in…

The ups and downs of sports in 2021

Dale Rosal 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—From the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal to an end of a boxing icon’s legendary career, the country’s sports scene in 2021 was like a roller coaster ride. And all of these happened still amid…

Cebuano lifter Agad finishes 8th in world championship debut

Glendale G. Rosal 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano weightlifter Fernando Agad showed great potential in his debut in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, by finishing eighth overall in the men’s -55-kilogram competition on Wednesday, December…

Ando has the makings of another Hidilyn – Puentevella

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) chief Monico Puentevella believes that Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Ann Ando possesses the same champion qualities as Olympic champion Hidilyn Diaz. The 22-year old Ando debuted in the…

Cebu’s Ando bags three medals in Asian Championships

Glendale G. Rosal 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The pride of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, Elreen Ann Ando bagged three medals in the ongoing Asian Weightlifting Championships late night Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The 22-year-old Ando, one of the best…

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