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GUANGZHOU—Nearly one hundred Filipino athletes and team officials enter the imposing Hai Xin Sha stadium here on Friday along with counterparts from 44 other nations. The Olympic Council of Asia gathers the continent’s finest in the world of sports to articulate its contributions to the growth of the revered international Olympic movement.
At the forefront of the Philippine delegation, which will march 29th in the order of the OCA protocol, is flag-bearer Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski, whose storybook triumph as an 11th-hour entry in show jumping of equestrian at the 2002 Asian Games …
MANILA, Philippines – Equestrienne Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski, gold medal winner in the 2002 Busan Asian Games, will make a return appearance in the quadrennial regional meet as flag bearer of the 188-strong Philippine contingent during the opening ceremonies of the Guangzhou, China Games on Nov. 12.
Cojuangco-Jaworski was named the Phl team flag bearer during the sendoff rites hosted by the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Sports Commission Friday at the Philsports Arena.
“I was told that I would just be sharing some inspirational messages from my Busan experience. I was really …