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Where Is Stephanie Mercado Now? Lydia de Vega Daughter Age and Boyfriend

Yes, Stephanie Mercado is married. She married David Abesamis Koeningswarter in January 2020. 

Student David Abesamis Koeningswarter of De La Salle University (DLSU) fell in love with Stephanie deal Vega Mercado, astar volleyball player at DLSU.

After dating her for a while, he was prepared to ask her to become his girlfriend. However, when he asked Steph to meet him at the opposite end of the DLSU campus at noon after she had just finished four arduous hours of volleyball practice and two tedious classes, she nearly refused.

Stephanie and her husband, David Abesamis Koenigswarter
Stephanie and her husband, David Abesamis Koenigswarter ( Source :
Philstar )

But just like in the fairy tales, love triumphed, and they have been together for more than ten years, including two years of wedding.

The famous athlete and multi-awarded sprinter Lydia de Vega and Paulo Mercado were the bride’s parents the during wedding ceremony at the Santuario de San Antonio. 

Daughter of Lydia, the statuesque bride walked down the aisle alone before meeting her parents as she lovingly made “mano” to show respect and love, which is a Filipino tradition- quickly losing favor with the younger generation.

A post shared by Stephanie on Facebook after her mother Lydia De Vega passed away
A post shared by Stephanie on Facebook after her mother Lydia De Vega passed away ( Source :
Cnnphilippines )

Lydia loved her daughter, and losing her mother has deeply saddened the volleyball player. Regarding her mother, Stephanie said, “”She fought the very good fight and is now at peace.” 

Lydia was one of the most famed and brilliant Filipino athletes in history after she brought home numerous medals in the Southeast Asian Games, Asian Games, and Asian Athletics Championships. She was dubbed Asia’s fastest woman in the 80s after ruling the 100-meter dash events in the 1982 and 1986 Asian Games.

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