Tokal Mokalam

One of the greatest sprinters and most tragic deaths for Philippine Track and Field came from the 1970s star Tokal Mokalam. Born 15 June 1949. Mokalam placed third at the national open then 17, in the 200m in 22.6. He finished behind veterans Arnuflo Valles 21.9 and Rogelio Onofre 22.0 already in there late 20s.…

Erlinda Lavandia

Erlinda Lavandia Considered one of the greatest Javelin Throwers in the history of the South East Asian Games. Born in 1952 and Hailing from Surigao Del Norte. Lavandia was the sole gold medalist at the 1977 SEA Games the first time the Philippines joined. She won her first Javelin title with a throw of 45.22m…

Arnulfo Valles

Arnulfo Valles Arnulfo Vallejos Valles was born in 15th August, 1940, in Tagbilaran, Bohol. Valles was an active sprinter during most of the 1960s. He was a PSIAA (Public Interscholastic Athletics Association, predecessor to the Palarong Pambnansa) stand out with William Mordeno. He represented the Philippines at the 1964 at the Tokyo Olympic Games finishing…