Profiles: Mary Joy Tabal

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The country’s Marathon Queen, 29-year old Mary Joy Tabal, is the first Filipina Olympian marathoner. She has broken record after record - excelling in academics and sports. The Cebuana marathoner and Southeast Asian Games gold medalist has been honored as “Athlete of the Year” by the Sportswriters Association of Cebu multiple times.

Find out what makes an Olympian, how Mary Joy has risen above constant challenges in her personal life and career, and how she stays on top of her game.