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GALLERY: Female athletes take center stage at 2019 PSA Awards

By: - Photographer / @INQUIRERSports
/ 06:40 PM February 27, 2019

The best and the brightest in Philippine Sports for the past year were once again recognized in the 2019 Philippine Sportswriters Association awards night at Manila Hotel on Tuesday.

Power is female is the prevailing theme of this year’s gala with women athletes blazing the trail after an eventful year in sports highlighted by the Asian Games competition.

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Gold medalists from the Asian Games, all women, were named Athletes of the Year.

Athletes of the year Yuka Saso and Margielyn Didal. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Athletes of the year Yuka Saso and Margielyn Didal. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Margielyn Didal PSA Awards

Skateboarder Margielyn Didal. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Star golfer Yuka Saso. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Champion boxer Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Fan favorite Kai Sotto with his father Ervin and Chooks-to-Go reps. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Prince and princess of the night of the 2019 PSA Awards. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Basketball star Janine Pontejos. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

National fencer Maxine Esteban. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

ONE Championship stars Team Lakay and Brandon Vera. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Motorsports’ Kenneth San Andres. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PSA Awards Night 2019 guest speaker Bea Lucero Lhuillier. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Boxer Donnie Nietes. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Champion gymnast Carlos Yulo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

San Miguel Beermen coaching staff. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Major Awardee for Amateur Basketball Thirdy Ravena. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Cyclist El Joshua Cariño. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Motorsports’ Milo Rivera. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Paralympic medalist Enrnie Gawilan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Para chess athlete Sander Sevirino. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Para bowler Kim Ian Chi. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Members of the men’s standard rapid chess team. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Team Manila softbelles. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Mr. basketball June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Lifetime awardee Bong Coo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Lifetime Achievement awardee Paquito Rivas. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Former Philippine Star sports editor Lito Tacujan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Recepient of the Presiden’ts Award: NU women’s basketball team. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Athlete of the Year: Margielyn Didal. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

The awardees of the 2019 PSA Awards. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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