Cebu’s ‘Little Merman’ makes history, completes swim around Mactan Island

Doris C. Bongcac and Futch Anthony Inso 04/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Cebu’s “Little Merman” made history after he completed his swim around Mactan Island shortly before noon on Monday, April 26, 2021. Oponganon Cleevan Alegres finished his more than 40-kilometer swim in 17 hours, 37…

Oponganon completes swim around Olango Island in under 10 hours

Futch Anthony Inso 04/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Oponganon Cleevan Kayne Alegres seems ready for his upcoming swim around the entire Mactan Island. This as the 25-year-old open-water swimmer successfully completed a swim around the sea waters of Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City. He…

Oponganon to do 40Km Mactan swim, raise awareness on plastic pollution

Glendale G. Rosal 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Open water swimmer Cleevan Kayne Alegres is on a mission to save the oceans from plastic pollution. That is why on April 24, he tries to become the first person to swim around…

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