Manila, Philippines – Efforts to continue with the renewed the search for new, young talents through a grass root program, Merging resources, the Philippine Swimming League and the Diliman Preparatory School will launch the 2nd Sen. Nikki Swimming Championships on May 19-20 at the Rizal Memorial pool.
Inspired by the success the maiden edition, the two organizations are teaming-up anew to identify more talents for potential inclusion to the national team.
The two-day meet is part of the agreement between PSL and DPS, on one hand and the Philippine Sports Commission and the Federation of Schools Sports Association of the Philippines, on the other, aimed at sending a competitive national team to the World University Games.
Winners of the two-day competitions and those of the first staging will meet in a faceoff to determine the composition of the RP swimming squad to the Universiade.
This was announced by Coseteng during Friday’s SCOOP Sa Kamayan session, a sports forum sponsored by Powerade, AKTV and FILA.
Let it not be said that the DPS and the PSL are not doing anything to help provide a grassroots development program,” said the former lawmaker.