MANILA, (PNA) — After being chosen as the first Filipina to be part of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), POC President Jose “Peping Cojuangco is optimistic about Mikee Cojuangco’s capability to help the Philippine Sports.
“She can be a big help in putting the Filipinos to the limelight of the Sports World,” the older Cojuangco told the Weekly PSA Forum Tuesday.
The 39-year old Cojuangco got 79 out of 94 votes from members of the IOC and was one of the nine newly inducted IOC members in the 25th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She stated she will give her full support for the Filipinos who want to claim the first gold of the Philippines in the Olympics.
“Alam naman nila ang kanilang gagawin , it’s just a matter of intention,and a matter of support,” Cojuangco said.
She also clarified that “I am the representative of IOC in the Philippines, not the representative of the Philippines in the IOC,”