Monthly Archives: July 2011

World Championships Rundown: Asia’s bets Women’s sprints

Less than 30 days to go before the much awaited biennial World Athletics Championships. How many asians will medal?  What Asian country will rank highest among the Athletics giants of Europe and the Americas?  Last 2009, USA lorded it over  … Continue reading

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Almost WR

2008 Olympic 3000m steeplechase gold medalist Brimin Kipruto swept the field in the Diamond League’s Monaco leg last July 22 by clocking a blistering 7:53.64, just .01 seconds off the World mark of Saif Saaeed Shaheen of Qatar. The pace … Continue reading

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Torres loses her Asian Title

Marestella Torres lost her Asian Championships women’s long jump title as she she settled for 5th place with a modest leap of 6.34m during the 2011 Asian Championships at Kobe Japan.  Her jumps were 6.21/6.27/x/6.34/x/6.24.  Torres won the 2009 edition … Continue reading

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2011 ASEAN Schools Athletics Championships

Last July 3-4, Singapore hosted the 3rd ASEAN Schools Championships.  11 young Pinoy athletes competed and brought home a single  bronze medal courtesy of Palarong Pambansa standout, Efraem Gesulgon. Below is the summary of performances of our delegates: 1. Ernest … Continue reading

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Pinoys at the 2011 HK Inter-City Athletics Championships

Last July 2-3, five (5) gallant Pinoys took part in the annual Hong Kong Inter-City Athletics Championships at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground. They were Junrey Bano (400m LH), Francisco Adel Valdecanas (PV), Sheena Atilano (100mHH), Riezel Buenaventura (PV) and … Continue reading

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Who’s in?

PATAFA set the qualifying marks for the SEA Games as equal to or better than the bronze medal performance of the 2009 SEA Games. Let’s have a rundown of who has qualified as of June 2011 as compiled by Andrew … Continue reading

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PATAFA’s Initial Line-Up for SEA Games

Last June 6,: Patafa published a post in their Multiply account entitled: “Initial Line-Up for SEA Games”.  The same list was also posted in the FACEBOOK account of PATAFA.  Naturally readers took this up as an official short listing from … Continue reading

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