Torres leaps 6.26m to win the Hong Kong Open

Marestella Torres makes an epic comeback in Hong Kong

Marestella Torres makes an epic Comeback in Hong Kong Inter City, good enough for SEA Games, still chasing Asian Games mark. Marestella Torres showed her timeless pedigree, etching further into Filipino Track and Field history the legacy she has left in the continuation of excellence in the Womens Long Jump. An event beloved to all…

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Marestella and Cid to compete overseas

Long jump Queen back in action This Weekend 2009 Asian Champion and 4x SEA Games champion in the womens Long Jump Marestella Torres makes her return after a year having given birth in January. The 33 year old Torres who holds the SEA Record at 6.71m will see action in Hong Kong Inter City June 28-29. Torres…

Sure to add more depth to mens Pole Vault teenager Paris Pijuan.

RP Two Vaulters for Asian Juniors

Two Athletes will represent the Philippines at the Asian Juniors in Taipei this June 16. Firstly Fil-American Pole Vaulter Paris Pijuan, who is 18 years old who has self funded his own training in Japan and his trip to the prestigious Asian Juniors in Taipei. The 5’11 Pijuan is a student of the California State…

Alexis Soqueno breaks the Palaro Record

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Emerging High Jumper Alexis Soqueno breaks Palaro High Jump Record

Alexis Soqueno registered a leap of 1.93m to break the Palaro Record of Paolo Martinez (STCAA) from 2002 which had stood at 1.90m.It was the first palaro title for the Western Visayas athlete who is school mates with Palaro Long Jump Champon Jerry Belibestre 7.08m. The boys attend the tiny school of Romansita Maravilla in Bacolod which has produced six champions from Batang Pinoy, Palaro…

Mary Anthony Diesto, Leah Joan Creer, and Karen Janario in mixed emotions after finishing 100m

Palaro Track Princess: Diesto Wins Century Dash

Photos and Text: Airnel T. Abbara for Pinoyathletics.info Text edited contributed: Andrew Pirie SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- Bacolod’s Pride Mary Anthony Diesto adds another laurel for Western Visayas Region Athletic Association (WVRAA) as she dominate the 100m sprints secondary girls at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here in Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 07-May. Diesto who earlier captured gold in long jump…

The Western Visayas womens team for the 2014 PRISAA

PRISAA – Summaries and Selected Results (rev 1)

  PRISAA Results April 6-11 Please note these performances are unofficial and not recognized as sanctioned by the PATAFA. So are not eligible for official rankings and Records. And due to uncertified time keeping should not be considered for selection of national team/training pool. There are currently no official established records for this meet. The…

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2014 NCAA Report (updated)

Here are some updates from Day 1 of the NCAA. 20 year old Anfernee Lopena (CSB) won the 100m, from his team mate Daniel Noval (who is graduating this year). Lopena broke Noval’s record with a time of 10.73, the former being 10.84 set last year. In the 400m Lopena who trains more for the…

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Western Visayas PRISAA Regionals 2014 Results

Held at San Jose Antique, circa January 14, 2014. All results hand timed, no wind gauge, the meet is not sanctioned by PATAFA, so no performances qualify as National Records.   Christopher Lirazan the Palaro Champion in the 100,200,400 who had been considered for the national training pool last year took the sprint treble. Lirazan…

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UAAP Records as of 2013

UAAP Records as of December 10, 2013. Please note in the official results the boys results are incorrect. We will be checking the electronic photo finish print out to fix this. MENS EVENTS ATHLETE SCHOOL MARK REMARKS WIND DATE 100M Ysrael Jugueta UE 10.4 HT ? 17.09.94 Ralph Waldy Soguilon DLSU 10.56 ET nwr .12.02…

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2013 SEA Games Full Report

2013 SEA Games Schedule for Athletics Updated 2013 List of SEA Games Qualifiers SEA Games Team for Athletics   With the SEA Games under way the center piece athletics event will unfold between December 15 to 19. The Philippines will be represented by 24 Athletes in athletics.   1 ULBOC, CHRISTOPHER JR. ,1500, 3K Steeples…

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Torres, 20 other PH hopefuls dropped from PSC priority athlete list

From the Manila Bulletin By Clyde Mariano Published: July 25, 2013 More than 20 national athletes, including two-time Olympian and reigning Southeast Asian long jump queen Marestella Torres, have been removed by Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in the list of priority athletes for different reasons. Most of the athletes, including four cyclists, were dropped from the…

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UAAP Records Athletics (rev 1)

Updated 12.12.12 Compiled by Pirie Enzo Firstly i would like to point out that several inaccuracies where present in the results of the UAAP Records attached to the official results. I will cover event by event my amendments and corrections to the list of records. . A Note on Hand Timed Performances The first think…

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2012 ASEAN SCHOOLS with Results Attached

(Jul 6) The 4th ASEAN Schools was held at Surabaya, Indonesia on June 28 to July 6 . The event is for high school athletes aged 18 and below . Team Philippines delivered two medals in Athletics. A silver medal was produced by Barefoot runner and Palaro Champion 14 year old Joneza Mie Sustituedo. Sustituedo won the silver in…

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2013 NCAA Full Results

88TH NCAA SCHEDULE Feb 27-28, Mar 1 2013 Pasig, Ultra Kindly provided by David Managuelod . 88th NCAA Track & Field Championships February 27, 28 & March 1, 2013 Venue: ULTRA, Pasig 2:00-8:00PM DAY 1 CALL Holding Event No TIME EVENT Division Remark ROOM 1 Area -o- 2:00 PM OPENING CEREMONY 101 3:00 PM POLE…

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2012 CESAFI Report USPF ends UC’s 12 year reign

. Click Image above to view/enlarge article. Full Results not yet available. Meet Results or full results are welcome please send to pinoyathletics@gmail.com Note being for statistical purposes. NEW UPDATES TO THIS ARTICLE IN RED *CESAFI stands for Cebu Schools Athletics Foundation Inc. The best performer of this meet was again Lorna Olarita who timed 12.5/25.2…

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Palaro 98 and 2012 (merged)

1998 Centennial Palarong Pambansa, Bacolod The 1998 Palarong Pambansa which celebrates 100 years of Philippines Independence was held in Bacolod. This event saw the emergence of many future national stars and future national coaches (then as athletes). This is a partial listing of results that i had saved way back in 1998 when i first…

Julio Bayaban wins the first of three Palaro titles 
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1978 Palarong Pambansa

This is the next set of results I have available.  The 1978 Palarong Pamabansa was held in Cagayan De Oro. Back in these times the Palarong Pambansa actually served as a sort of National Games with just two age grades senior and junior (supposed to be under 20). There was no high school and elementary…

Filipino Long Jumper Marestella Torres before her third attempt at the Olympic Games in London (Photo Credits: Interaskyon.com)

Marestella Torres 2012 Olympic Games

Article by Pirie Enzo . One of our countries greatest ever track and field athletes succumbded to the high level pressures of tough international competition at the Olympic Games. Long Jumper Marestella Torres leap of 6.22m unfortunatley meant she would not qualify through to the womens final. A leap of 6.40m was probably well within…

Elma Muros the SEA Games Heptathlon Queen

The Early 80s was an exciting era for Philippine Track and Field. The country was winning international sports events in the region here and there and medals were not hard to come by. A few athletes instantly became household names. Among them is a no-nonsense runner and durable heptathlon athlete named Elma Muros.. . Early…

2013 Asian Grand Prix MERGED

Asian Grand Prix Round One *please note due to an error with the results his performance was actually 10.65, hence the national record of Ralph Sougilon stays at 10.45. We would like to thank Coach Sy for his honesty and hard work and Daniel Noval who still broke his personal best of 10.74 and has…

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2013 Asian Athletics Champs Full Report

Day 1 Report Alejan has a major break through Edgardo Alejan proved his worth after a last minute replacement for 2007 SEA Games Champion Julius Nierras.  Alejan had a massive break through to finish third in Heat 2 in a Personal Best of 47.40s.  The time shattered his then personal best of 48.01 he established at the National Games finishing…

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2012 Compiled Results

Selected Results only if you would like Full Results please email pinoyathletics@gmail.com there may be a processing fee involved. Only selected performances included. .   March 24 to 25, Laguna Time Trial, Sta. Cruz Laguna  Mens 400m: 1. Archand Bagsit 48.0, 2. Edgardo Alejan 48.6 5000m: 1. Rene Herrera 15:14.8 110H: 1. Patrick Unso 14.6 400H: 1.…