Champion women athletes (from left) Olivia “Bong” Coo (bowling), Elma Muros-Posadas (track and field), Erlinda Lavandia (athletics), Akiko Thomson (swimming), Adeline Dumapong (powerlifting) and Arianne Cerdeña (bowling), with Philippine Sports Commission chair Richard Bachmann (rightmost), are feted during the 1st Women in Sports Awards held at Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila on Wednesday night (March 20, 2024). Coo, also PSC commissioner, said it is fitting to honor the achievements and contributions of women athletes during National Women’s Month. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)