Filipino swimmers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipino swimmers


The man who walked underwater

Apr 02, 2020 - 4:09 PM

'The sad reality in the Philippines is that we never really take care of our sports legends'

PH tankers make Tokyo 2020 Olympics B cut

Aug 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Luke Gebbie and Remedy Rule are the first Filipino swimmers to make the Olympic Selection Time B for Tokyo 2020

STAR SWIMMERS. Remedy Rule (left) and Luke Gebbie moves a step into qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photos courtesy of Lani Velasco/Philippine Swimming Inc

PH tankers shatter 5 national records in 2019 FINA World Championships

Jul 28, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Fil-Am swimmer Remedy Rule leads the pack in being on track for a Tokyo 2020 Olympic berth

WORLD STAGE. (from left to right) Remedy Rule, Luke Gebbie, Nicole Oliva, James Deiparine and coach Sherwyn Santiago participate in the 2019 FINA World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lani Velasco/Philippine Swimming Inc

2019 SEA Age Group: PH swimming records best haul in 9 years

Jun 30, 2019 - 10:33 PM

The Philippine swimming team doubles its gold medal haul in the 2019 edition of the regional age group contest

DOUBLE THE GOLD. The Philippine national junior swimming team bags 8 gold medals in the 43rd SEA Age Group Swimming Championships. Photo courtesy of Lani Velasco/Philippine Swimming Inc

PH swimming targets podium finish in 2019 SEA Age group

Jun 27, 2019 - 7:37 PM

The Philippine junior swimming team hopes to surpass its 13-gold medal haul in 2010

PROMISING. Philippines sends 70 junior tankers to the 43rd SEA Age group swimming championships. Photo from Lani Velasco/Philippine Swimming Inc

PH swimming anchors 8-gold haul in 2019 Arafura Games Day 2

Apr 29, 2019 - 3:55 PM

Joshua Del Rio and John Paul Elises shatter Arafura Games records in the swimming competition

MULTIPLE MEDALISTS. Philippine swimming gives the delegation 5 gold medals in Day 2 of the 2019 Arafura Games. Photo from Team Philippines Arafura Games 2019 Facebook

Fil-Australian teen swimmer breaks Akiko Thomson's record

Feb 13, 2019 - 12:43 PM

Georgia Peregrina smashes the national women's senior 200m backstroke record Olympian Akiko Thomson held for 26 years

NEW ERA. Georgia Peregrina breaks the last of Olympian Akiko Thomson's records. Photo from Georgia Peregrina's Facebook

Pinoy junior tankers smash long-standing records in U.S.

Aug 02, 2018 - 12:14 PM

Nicole Oliva sets a new Philippine record in girls butterfly as 10-year-old Clark Kent Apuada shatters Michael Phelps' 23-year-old mark

FUTURE STARS. Clark Kent Apuada (left) and Nicole Oliva banners US competitions with their record-smashing performances. Photos from Facebook