June 13, 2024

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PH surfing team fly-out for El Salvador

Vea Estrellado, 17 years old, established her name in the world of surfing. SPIO photo

GUBAT, Sorsogon – A simple good luck send out to Vea was tendered by her family and close friend before she embarked on a history-making experience in the Central American country of El Salvador at Surf City host of the first stage qualification for the Tokyo Olympic surfing event from May 29 until June 6, 2021 were the 12 initial slots of five men and 7 women will be at stake.

The four Philippine team members the Sorsogon best Vea Estrellado practice in Buenavista, Gubat, the other three are in La Union, Siargao and Australia will leave for El; Salvador tomorrow, May 17. Their RT-PCR results are negative.

The team to have a berth for the Tokyo Olympics will have to conquer the waves of La Bocana and El Sunzal. Only the top male and female performers in surfing shortboard will qualify for the games.