Bohol Dolphins Swimming Club

The Bohol Dolphins Swimming Club Inc., hosted the first G-League Short Course Swimming Competition Series 1 and 2, for Visayas region last September 13 and 14, at Carlos P. Garcia Sports Complex, this City.

It was organized by Philippine Aquatic Sports Association (PASA), the national governing body for Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, and Synchronized Swimming, in accordance with FINA (Federation Internationale de Nation Amateure) rules, and under
Mark Joseph, PASA national president and POC deputy secretary general, graced the opening. Swim clubs from the different parts of Central Visayas Region, such as the, Cebu Blue Marlins Swimming Club from Cebu, with 36 swimmmers, Siliman University Swimming Club from Dumaguete City with 26 swimmers, Negros Blue Dolphins Swimming Club from Negros Oriental with 32 swimmers, and our very own Bohol Dolphins Swimming Club with 25 swimmers, were among the participants of the two-day event with different age-group categories, who vied the qualifying times for the National Championship to be held in Trace, Laguna on Nov. 27-29, 2009.  

Our swimmers from Bohol Dolphins under Coach Manuel Fernandez dominated some of the events were as follows:

Ian Jan Docabo, 2 gold, 6 silver; Emma Alexandrite Duroy, 2 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze; Daphne Elizabeth Aseniero, 1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze; Brawnwald Ramiro, 1 gold, 5 silver; Sheena Mae Janas, 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze; Job Vincent Aseniero, 3 silver, 1 bronze; Caedmon Rodriguez, 2 silver, 2 bronze; Frits Hanson Oppus, 2 silver; Reginald Ramiro, 2 bronze; Hannah Budlong, 2 bronze; Emma Sapphire Duroy, 2 bronze.

Novice: EJ Vestil, 5 gold; Matthew Lee, 4 gold, 2 silver; Junel Monticino, 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze; Kent Garcia, 2 gold, 4 bronze; Marroj Vestil, 4 silver, 2 bronze; Kyle Obenza, 1 gold; Carlos Garcia, 1 silver.

With the support and cooperation among parents, club members and some private sectors, the attainable has been attained. These above mentioned medalists surely has the potentials to excel as their medal tally speaks which may catapult them to international competitions like the SEA Games and other international events. More surely, this will be realized effectively if our concern government sporting agencies have lend their undying support for the love of sport and development of our youth which one day made Boholanos prouder than ever.