Peru-bound nat’l swimmers invited guests as TOPS ‘Usapang Sports’ media forum returns to F2F

Peru-bound nat’l swimmers invited guests as TOPS ‘Usapang Sports’ media forum returns to F2F

MANILA — The Tabloids Organization in Philippine Sports, Inc. (TOPS) ‘Usapang Sports’ return to live discussion with guests from the swimming community this Thursday(July 28) at 10:30 am at the Behrouz Restaurant at 50 Scout Tobias corner Brg. Laging Handa in Timog, Quezon City.

Four of the eight-man Philippine Team, led by National junior record holder Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh, who will be fielded by Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI) to the World Championship next month, are expected to provide the latest details on their training and preparation for the prestigious event slated from August 30 to September 4 in Lima, Peru.

The 16-year-old Mojdeh will be joined by fellow club team BEST elite swimmers Amina Isabelle Bungubung and siblings Ruben and Heather White in the sports forum that will be held via face-to-face for the first time after two years of using the Zoom media platform.

The other member of the national team is Joshua Gabriel Ang, Alexander Georg Eichler, Gian Santos, and Mishka Sy.

Triathlon coach Vince Garcia, Managing Director of FINIS Philippines, also confirmed his presence in the forum.

He will discuss the scheduled Mindanao leg of the FINIS Short Course Swim Championship in Digos City as well as the preparation for the National Finals of the tournament scheduled for next month at the Clark City pool.
TOPS President Maribeth Repizo-Santos also invited the newly-appointed Commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), bowling legend Olivia ‘Bong’ Coo to appear in the forum sponsored by the PSC, Games and Amusements Board (GAB), and PAGCOR.

Ms. Santos invites all members and officials, as well as members of the sportswriting community to join the discussion at TOPS’ newest home, Behrouz Restaurant.

TOPS is a media organization composed of sports editors, reporters, and columnists from the country’s leading tabloids. (ai/mtvn)

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