PH Olympic team arrives in London
|(L-R) Swimmer Jessie Khing Lacuna, shooting Coach Josefina Mauricio-Corral, swimmer Jasmine Alkhaldi, shooter Paul Bryan Rosario, and Arsenic Lacson pose with Filipinos who welcomed them during their arrival in London|
LONDON – The first batch of the official Philippine delegates to the 2012 Olympics arrived in London on Friday morning aboard Cathay Pacific flight ETA CX255.
The first group consists of swimmers Jasmine Alkhaldi and Jessie Lacuna with their coach Carlos Brosas; shooter Brian Rosario with his coach Josefina Mauricio-Corral; and Philippine Olympic Team Administrative Officer Arsenic Lacson.
The group arrived earlier because of their scheduled pre-Games training camps all over the United Kingdom.
|The first wave of Pinoy Olympians with their coaches arrived at Terminal 3 of the Heathrow Airport on Friday morning|
Lacson disclosed the various locations where the Filipino athletes will spend their pre-Games training camps.
|London's Philippine Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, Reynaldo Catapang, together with other embassy officials, welcomed the first group of Filipino Athletes who arrived in London on Friday morning|
Meanwhile, the country’s shooting competition representative is confident, and prepared to face the challenges of the Olympic Games.
The Filipino Olympians will only have one rest day. They will then proceed to their respective pre-Games training camps with their coaches.
|The Philippines' Olympic Games representatives and their coaches were warmly welcomed by the Filipino community in London|
On Sunday, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, considered the star performer by the UK Daily Telegraph, will leave Manila to join the first group of Pinoy Olympians in London.
The two archers who were just recently given a go to the Olympic Games, Rachel Anne Cabral and Mark Javier will arrive with Judo representative Tomohiko Hoshina on the 19th of July, followed by BMX rider, Daniel Caluag on the 22nd.