Young lifters honored


Philippine Consul General to Jeddah Edgar Tomas Auxilian (sixth from left) and key Philippine Embassy officials in Saudi Arabia honor the young Filipino weightlifters who participated in the recent International Weightlifting Federation Youth World Championships in Jeddah.

With Auxilian are Political/Economic/Protocol Officer Adnan Idris Tamano, Cultural Officer and Secretary Zubaida Sittie Murod-Malang, Lovely Inan (coach), Allen Jayfrus Diaz (coach), Rose Jean Ramos (athlete), Jeaneth Hipolito (athlete), Christian Rodriguez (athlete), Albert Ian Delos Santos (athlete), Adrian Cristobal and Vice Consul Alfred Kristoffer Guiang. Ramos won two gold medals (snatch and total lift) and one silver medal (clean and jerk) while Hipolito took home a bronze (snatch).

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