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…

SEAG qualifiers for weightlifting set March 8

Dale Rosal 02/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) will hold the qualifiers for the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) on March 8, 2022 at their headquarters at the back of Cebu Coliseum here.  This was revealed by Olympian…

Hidilyn shares blessings to typhoon-affected weightlifters in Cebu

12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Olympic weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz showed her softer side when she flew to Cebu City to bring relief goods to members of the Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) who were affected by the onslaught…

Diaz, 4 Cebuano lifters to vie in Tashkent world championships

Glendale G. Rosal 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) will compete in the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships from December 7 to 17 with a solid line-up including four Cebuano lifters and Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn…

Ando to move down to 59kg as she prepares for 2024 gold assault

Glendale G. Rosal 07/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympian coach Ramon Solis is planning to move his prized weightlifter, Elreen Ando to a lighter weight category to improve her chances of winning a medal in the 2024 Paris Olympics. In…

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…

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