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…

Genaro Saavdera -Jim Thorpe of the orient

Genaro Saavedra (born 1895) was a Filipino track and field athlete and four-time Far Eastern Championship Games champion. While at high school in Ambos Camarines, Saavedra was trained by a Nebraskan sports coach, Clinton “Doc” Fehliman, who taught for six years in the country during its era of American influence. Although primarily interested in American football,…

Pedro Subido

Pedro Subido (Dec 4, 1930- Dec 4, 2013)   Pedro  Subido was born in Naguilian, La Union He would be better known as a very capable member of the National Relay Squad in the 4×100 during the 1950s. In the 1954 Asian Games he won the Philippines a bronze medal in the 4x100m Relay behind Japan…