Palarong Pambansa Records

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Compiled by ATFS Statistician

Andrew Pirie

Please note there is a lot of errors in record keeping on the DEPED official website.

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Some interesting stats about Palaro Athletic Records

  • Oldest record set by Arthur Enon in 1990 with 7.26kg secondary boys shotput mainly because this is the men’s weight and this weight is not used anymore now boys are using 6kg.
  • In the girls the oldest record is Marties Barios 11.20m in the secondary Shotput girls.
  • In Elementary boys the oldest records were both set by Western Mindanao now Zamboanga Peninsula in both relays 4×100 and 4×400 at the 1997 Palaro.
  • In Elementary Girls oldest record Rufia Tapsin of Western Mindanao time of 59.5 in 400 in 1996.
  • In the secondary boys Jomar Udtohan holds the 100, 200, 400, 4×100 and 4×400 Records which were all set in the same year.
  • The most number of records in elementary is held is Sajipa Bassal of Western Mindanao who holds the elementary boys 110H, 400H, and 400 in 1998 aswell as the year before being part of the Western Mindanao 4×100.
  • In Secondary Girls Nancy Navalta 100, 200, 4×400 and Little Buddy Jieann Calis 800, 1500, 3000 have the most medals.

Moving On

Please note none of the elementary boys record holders moved onto win a SEA Games medal let alone qualify for any SEA Games. The same can be said with the elementary girls, although a few of these athletes such as De Josef, Schrijvers and De Oro represented the country in age grade meets.

In the boys secondary, Patrick Unso moved onto become a SEA Games bronze medalist and break the national record at the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore. Udtohan, Capangpangan, Fuentes, Soqueno, Esteban and Pachecho won medals for the country at age grade meets.

Meanwhile in the girls secondary,Navalta made the national team. Rosales, Calis, Schrijvers, Dolloso, De Oro, and Janario won medals for the country at age grade meets.

Apart from Patrick Unso none of the other Palaro Record Holders moved onto become SEA Games medalists.








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