Monthly Archives: September 2012

SEA Toplists as of August

Malaysian blogger Jad Adrian Washif has released his compilation of the South East Asian Toplist as of August 31, 2012. Thirty five (35) Pinoys found their way to the Top 10 of said lisitng.  Eight (8)of them are actually on … Continue reading

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The Pictures – part 2

Here are the additional pictures from the Consultative Meeting on Philippine Athletics Photo courtesy of Pinoymiler, all rights reserved

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The Pictures part 1

Enjoy the pictures from the September 23 Consultative Meeting of  Philippine Athletics: Photo courtesy of Pinoymiler, all rights reserved

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The Meeting

Mark 3:25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand. But with coaches brainstorming side by side the PATAFA President, GTK, the divided Philippine Athletics house might be pointing towards a united house once again. A consultative … Continue reading

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Breaking Dawn

2011 and 2012 may well be considered as the lowest point of Philippine Athletics ever since its revival in the early 80s through the Gintong Alay Project. Consider these: Two gold medal haul in the 2011 SEA Games (though a … Continue reading

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25 and up

Last week we featured Steve Cram’s British 1500m record which celebrated its 25 year anniversary.  Looking at the Philippines’ long standing athletics records, there are nine (9) marks who are at least that old. Topping the list is  the 41 … Continue reading

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25 years

Twenty five years ago, Steve Cram accomplished what no other man has done before, go sub 3:30 in the 1500m.  His then world record mark of 3:29.67, done in a perfect night in Nice,  lasted only 38 days as Moroccan Said … Continue reading

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Paralympics: Avellana soars to new PB

Any Avellana soared to a new personal best of 1.55m during the Paralympic Games in London.  Avellana competed in the F42 category where amputee participants can use prosthetic legs.  However, Avellana, due to lack of funding, was the only entree … Continue reading

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Paralympics: Amazing Isidro

Isidro Vildosola ran his heart out during his Paralympics 1,500m heat and checked in at 4:30.42.  He settled for 18th place overall among 20 starters. The Koronadal native was the best placed Asian as the Pakistani entry wounded up 19th. … Continue reading

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Paralympics: Tapia misses the finals by half a second

The Philippines’ Roger Tapia ran 23.74  to place 3rd in his heat.  Tapia missed the cut for the finals by 0.50s as he ended up ranked 18th of 21 starters. Rk Bib Athlete Mark + 1 2041  PATMORE Simon 22.68 … Continue reading

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