ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: AKIKO THOMSON

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Age: 43 Events: 50, 100 & 200 meters freestyle, 100 & 200 meters backstroke, 200 meters individual medley

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Olympic appearances (1988 Seoul, 1992 Barcelona, 1996 Atlanta) 12 edad nang maging bahagi ng Philippine National Swimming Team

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Gintong medalya sa limang Southeast Asian Games stint

Fast Facts

■ Youngest Pinay na sumabak sa Olympics (13 y/o)

■ Coach ng bansa sa 2000 at 2004 Summer Olympics

■ Anthropology degree holder at may masters in Business Administration

■ Naging television host at sports journalist

■ Itinayo ang Akiko Thomson Swim School na layong turuan ang mga bata, matatanda at advanced swimmers

SWIMMING AKIKO THOMSON

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