Jessie Lacuna - updates

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Huelgas, Olympian Lacuna elected to 2nd POC Athletes' Commission

Jan 11, 2020 - 6:30 PM

Philippine national athletes elect a new set of officers for the POC Athletes' Commission that will serve from 2020-2024

NEW BLOOD. (from left to right) Nikko Huelgas, Jessie Lacuna, POC secretary-general Ed Gastanes, Cheska Altomonte and Jake Letts attend the POC Athlete's Commission elections. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Rappler Talk Sports: UAAP Season 80 Swimming champs FAST Ateneo Swim Team

Oct 20, 2017 - 3:49 PM

Kirsten Chloe Daos, Jessie Lacuna, and Miguel Barlisan drop by the office to share the journey of FAST Ateneo Swimming Team this UAAP Season 80

James Deiparine takes 100m breaststroke silver in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 25, 2017 - 9:40 PM

The 24 year old swimmer snatches the silver medal after clocking in 1:02 11 minutes

PH swimmer Roxanne Yu bags 200m backstroke bronze in SEA Games

Aug 22, 2017 - 9:03 PM

Yu ends her 2017 SEA Games campaign with one bronze medal in the Women s 200m Backstroke

FIRST BRONZE. Roxanne Yu (Right) defends her place from last 2015 SEA Games' podium finish in the Women's 200m Backstroke. Screenshot from livestream

Another promising roster for PH swimming at 2017 SEA Games

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:43 AM

Jessie Lacuna Jasmine Alkhaldi Roxanne Yu James Deiparine Nicole Oliva Maria Aresa Lipat Nicole Pamintuan and Rosalee Santa Ana will represent the Philippines

Photo courtesy of John Oranga/The GUIDON

PH swimmer Jessie Lacuna on lessons learned from watching Phelps, Ledecky

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:23 PM

The Filipino Olympian is using his time in Rio to study how he can improve by watching the greats

PH swimmer Lacuna on his performance and life in Olympic Village

Aug 09, 2016 - 2:21 PM

Jessie Lacuna says he s disappointed in his 46th place finish but won t let it ruin his time in Rio

Jessie Lacuna says he will focus on his studies after his second trip to the Olympics. Photo from Lacuna

PH swimmer Jessie Lacuna bows out of Rio Olympics

Aug 07, 2016 - 1:01 AM

3rd UPDATE The 23 year old Lacuna finished 6th in the second heat of 7 swimmers with a time of 4:01 70 with a final ranking of 46th out of 50

Jessie Lacuna prepares to compete in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU / AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU

Table tennis, boxing and swimming kick-off Philippine action at Olympics

Aug 06, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Ian Lariba Charly Suarez and Jessie Lacuna will start the Philippines off at the Rio Games

Charly Suarez (R) is one of 3 Filipinos who see action the day after the opening ceremony. File photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

13 Olympians, 13 Filipino superheroes

Aug 03, 2016 - 12:14 PM

UPDATED Every 4 years Filipino athletes dare to dream big even in the direst of circumstances In 2016 there will be 13 of them

Pinoy Olympians break a sweat in Rio

Jul 27, 2016 - 3:31 PM

The Filipino athletes in Rio have started their training sessions in preparation for the Rio Olympics

Rio 2016: Jessie Lacuna

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The Atenean was once teased by his older brothers who had won swimming titles before him Now he s representing the Philippines for the second time at the Olympics

Nerves, excitement as PH athletes leave for Rio

Jul 24, 2016 - 12:59 PM

Members of the 12 strong PH athlete delegation depart from Manila as first timers and veterans alike approach the 2016 Olympics with nervous anticipation

PH STRONG. From left: Jessie Lacuna, Ian Lariba, Marestella Torres, Nestor Colonia and Hidilyn Diaz at NAIA Terminal 3 on Saturday night. They departed for Dubai before catching a connecting flight to Brazil. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PH tankers gain another bronze thanks to Lacuna

Jun 08, 2015 - 10:39 PM

The UAAP Season 77 men s swimming MVP finished 5 16 seconds behind Singapore for his first medal at the Southeast Asian Games this year

Jessie Lacuna (R) of the Philippines added a bronze to the country's medal total. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Team Philippines tweet thanks, Olympic experience

Aug 03, 2012 - 12:28 PM

Find out what Team Philippines has been tweeting from the Olympics as compiled by Rappler

Olympics: Team Philippines schedule and results

Jul 30, 2012 - 9:46 PM

The schedule and results of the Philippine team competing in the 2012 Olympic Games in London

TEAM PHILIPPINES: Swimmer out, archers face tough competition

Jul 29, 2012 - 10:36 PM

Filipino swimmer Jessie Lacuna is out of the finals of the 200m freestyle event while archers hopes look dim as they qualify for the elimination rounds

Meet the Philippines' Olympic swimmers

Jul 23, 2012 - 6:34 AM

Jasmine Alkhaldi and Jessie Lacuña the country s two young swimmers representing the Philippines could not believe at first that they were going to London