ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

LYDIA DE VEGA TRACK AND FIELD

Inquirer Libre - - SPORTS -

Age: 52

Sport: Track and Field

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Bilang ng gold medals sa Southeast Asian Games

1980

Dekada kung kailan niya nakamit ang titulong ‘Asia’s Fastest Woman’

11.28 secs.

Nananatiling unbeatable record na itinala sa SEAG women’s 100-meter dash since 1987

Fast facts:

■ Two-time Olympian (1984 & 1988

■ Nagsisilbing athletics coach ngayon sa Singapore at coach ng Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) National Team mula 2010

■ Former Philippines National Sprints Coach at Consultant for Athletes Affairs ng Philippines Sports Commission (1998 – 2005)

■ Pinarangalan bilang Athlete of the Century ng Philippine Sportswriters Assosciation noong 1998

■ 1981, 1986, 1987 Athlete of the Year ng PSA

■ 1999 Millenium Athlete

■ 1993 Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) for Sports Category

■ Naging konsehal ng Meycauayan Bulacan

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