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Puentevella, Marcial guests at PSA Forum

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Philippine Basketball Association commissioner Willie Marcial joins Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas president Monico Puentevella in an interesting two-part session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum online edition on Tuesday.

Marcial will give an update on the league’s plan to have a late May or an early June opener for its 46th season.

Puentevella meanwhile, will be discussing the bid of Hidilyn Diaz to go all-out for the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics. The 30-year-old Filipina will be making her fourth Olympic appearance five years after bagging the silver medal in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Games.

Also a former PSC commissioner,  the ex-Bacolod City mayor and congressman is likewise expected to talk about the bright future of the sport in the country especially in the wake of the Filipino lifters’ successful campaign in the recent Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan led by Vanessa Sarno (two golds, one silver), Erleen Ando (three silvers), and Mary Flor Diaz (three silvers).

The session starts at 10:00 and presented by San Miguel Corporation, MILO, Amelie Hotel Manila, Braska Restaurant, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation.

Powered by Smart and Upstream Media as the official webcast partner, the Forum is livestreamed via the PSA Facebook page fb.com/PhilippineSportswritersAssociation and also shared by Radyo Pilipinas 2 Facebook page.

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