The Long Road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Olympic Silver Medalist and Asian and Southeast Asian Games Gold Medalist Hidilyn Diaz (center) recently left to prepare for the upcoming weightlifting qualifying tournaments that will ensure her qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this July- August. The Alsons Power Group- Mindanao’s first private-sector power producer is Ms. Diaz’s partner in a scholarship program to ensure the education of 15 aspiring young athletes that are part of the national weightlifting team training pool in Zamboanga City.  Alsons Power’s Western Mindanao Power Corporation diesel power plant is the primary provider of electricity to Zamboanga City and the only major power plant within the City. Ms. Diaz was accompanied by her coach and trainer Julius Naranjo (2nd to the left).  Seeing them off are: (from left to right) Alsons Power Corporate Communications Head Junjun Contreras, Alsons Power CEO Tirso G. Santillan, Jr., and Alsons Power Corporate Communications Associate Shayne San Juan