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Marawi athlete shares story of resilience in “Sports U”

May 02, 2018 AT 02:26 PM

Young Filipino athletes from all over the country recently bested each other in the Palarong Pambansa held in Vigan, including tennis player Prince Najeeb Langitao from Marawi. Get to know Prince as he shares his inspiring journey to pursue his love of the game amid the turmoil in his hometown this Thursday (May 3) on “Sports U” on ABS-CBN. Host Dyan Castillejo also revisits limbless swimmer Jhonalyn Hernando, who was previously featured in the program and in ABS-CBN’s “Ayos Ka Kid” features. Jhonalyn tells her experience in making it again to the freestyle and backstroke special events of the Palaro. Dyan also checks out the teams competing in the Metro Basketball Tournament that aims to promote health and fitness this summer, as well as the fitness routine of actor and model Gab Lagman. Catch all these ‪this Thursday (May 3), 9:30 pm on DZMM TeleRadyo and after “Bandila” on ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN HD. Watch online on or and stay updated by following @SportsUtv on Facebook and Twitter. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or visit