Airnel T. Abarra- PinoyAthletics
LEGAZPI CITY, ALBAY. Cebu’s prodigy Samantha Gem Limos went for a gold shopping spree. While being hailed as champion in the 200m secondary girls .During the day 05 of Athletics tournament of the 2016 Palarong Pambansa. Here at the Albay Sports and Tourism Complex, Bicol University, Legazpi City, Albay on 15-April. The 13-year old University of Cebu Pride. Stunned more senior rivals in the bicentennial dash and claimed her title as the fastest girl in this years’ edition of the Palaro.
While Limos who only is in Grade 7, is also the defending Batang Pinoy Champion. Also she won the 100m sprints in the national youth games on November. While she jousted more senior rivals such as Jessel Lumapas of CALABARZON and Lejany Salafrania of Western Visayas.
Limos who is a slow starter wound up the whole race winning comfortably in 25.55 from Salafrania 25.80 with Lumapas the 400m winner third in 25.83.
Meanwhile, Team Eastern Visayas Region wiped the 14-year old Palaro record of STRAA which is 4:01.60 in 4x400m secondary girls.
Twins Lealyn and Lenlyn Sanita with Justin Mae Catindoy clocked an astonishing 3:56.43 minutes while runners-up Team Negros’ Bernalyn Bejoy, Jessa Mae Jarder, Ma. Isabel Oqueriza, and Joycie Beranio did the same record cleaning by running 3:58.68 minutes and CALABARZON’s bets Jessel Lumapas, Aaliya Ingram, Millefagne Christine Matchino, and Sunshine Acaso did the same record break with a run of 4:00.37 minutes.