The Return of the Filipina Sprinters

 Filipina Sprinters The removal of several of our women’s sprinters from the SEA Games lineup leave a lot of questions to be asked as 35 entries were  sliced to 28 by the Taskforce. However the Taskforce was generous to increase this number from the original 23 to 28. So sacrifices unfortunately had to be made.  Despite…

2013 Philippines Womens 100m and 200m Review

2013 Philippines Womens 100m and 200m *Please note the 2013 Rankings for Womens 100-200 will exclude any Filipino Heritage athletes who have not presented passports to the PATAFA. *Please note the 2013 Rankings for Womens 100-200 will not consider hand times for ranking purposes Kayla and Kyla Richardson topped the womens 100m Sprint Lists of…

Cesafi 2013 Results

Cesafi 2013 Results The Cesafi results have been kindly provided by Coach Lyle Larida from the University of Cebu.  Ammended by Pirie Enzo with all hand times rounded up to the nearest 10th.  The Cesafi was held in Cebu, July 2013.  No Wind Readings Recorded Due to the fact that the CESAFI is not a…

2012 Philippines Rankings Report Womens (rev 1)

2012 Philippines Rankings Report Womens You can purchase ranking lists by year 2009,2010,2011,2012,2013 please send queries to pinoyathletics@gmail.com for a quote and we will mail you a copy. 2012 Philippines Womens 100M Rankings   Report At the end of 2012 14-year old Fil Heritage athlete Kyla Richardson was the quickest with a time 12.00et.  Her time…

The Athlete’s Equipment

The Athlete’s Equipment 1.     Competition 1.1     Shoes Running Shoes (Spikes) Neat fitting and light. Cleaned, dried and aired Laces checked and replaced as necessary. Shoes checked for wear. Shoes contain a complete set of spikes – secure, correct length and sharp Spare laces; varying size spikes and elements; and a spike “key”   Training Shoes…

Gender Issues in Athletics: Caster Semenya

Jennifer M. Philips ‘Sex Testing’ of athletes started in 1966. In the 1960’s it was devastating when suddenly individuals were told they were not women by virtue of genetics. It was a barbaric and discriminating practice by the IAAF. . Caster Semenya Gender test (from Wikipedia) Following Caster Semenya victory at the world championships, questions were…