5 months Mojdeh, Cabayaran break Palaro swimming records Manilatimes |Sports
DAVAO CITY: National Capital Region’s Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh and Western Visayas’ Alexi Kouzenye Cabayaran broke records in the 2019 Palarong Pambansa on Tuesday at the Davao City-University of the Philippines Aquatic Center in Mintal here. The 12-year old Mojdeh broke a five-year old record after finishing two minutes and 22.69 seconds in the secondary girls’ 200m butterfly finals. Mojdeh, an international campaigner, erased the 2:25.21 record by Suzanne Vermon Himor in 2014. NCR’s Althea Baluyut (2:25.09) finished second and Calabarzon’s Francheska Alterado third (2:31.12). “I am filled with joy after breaking a Palaro record. I have trained hard for this ... more