Close  

PSI gets full Fina backing

By: - Reporter / @junavINQ
/ 05:02 AM January 21, 2019

For the nth time, the powers that be in aquatic sports recognized the leadership of Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI) president Lani Velasco.

Both the International Swimming Federation (Fina) and Asia Swimming Federation (AASF) have reiterated their full backing for the current PSI board of trustees led by Velasco.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I am forwarding the attached e-mail from Fina, acknowledging the Philippine Swimming Inc.’s election on 17th February 2018,” stated AASF secretary general Taha Suleiman Al Kishry in his letter to Velasco.

“In this respect, we hereby put on record that AASF and Fina only recognize the duly elected board of directors headed by Ms. Lailani Velasco (president) and Ms. Reina Rose Suarez (secretary general),” added Al Kishry.

FEATURED STORIES

In a separate e-mailed communication to Al Kishry, Fina executive director Cornel Marculescu affirmed the stand of the AASF, in acknowledging Velasco’s election as the country’s swimming chief.

Velasco again announced that the national tryouts for the coming Southeast Asian Games is open provided that PH team aspirants register with the PSI.

“PSI is only complying with Fina rules and regulations,” said Velasco.

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI), Swimming
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.