Monthly Archives: September 2014

Asiad Men’s Long Jump: Henry settles for 11th

Philippine long jump record holder Henry Dagmil registered jumps of  7.17, 7.35 and 7.43 at the Asian Games athletics competitions.  Henry missed the final eight by 4 centimeters (.04 meters) thus ending his Asiad campaign on a frustrating note. This … Continue reading

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Asian Games: Athletics Medal Tally as of Day 4

After four days of athletics competitions, China still dominates the games with a 9-7-5 medal tally.  Qatar is still at 2nd with 5-0-2 and Bahrain with 3-5-1 tally.  Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet was reinstalled as the 3,000 womens steeplechase winner. China … Continue reading

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Decathlon update: Cid at 8th

After 5 events, Filipino decathlete, Jesson Ramil Cid ranks at 8th place among 10 participants at the 2014 Asian Games. The former FEU standout actually topped the 1st (100m) and 5th (400m) events but could not build a wide margin … Continue reading

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Men’s 400m Semis videos

Videos of the Asian Games Men’s 400m semifinals. Bagsit at 8th (47.56s) in Semi 1, Alejan at 6th (47.07s) in Semi 2  

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Men’s Steeplechase: Ulboc 9th

First time Asiad participant Christopher Ulboc finished 9th and last in the 3,000m steeplechase at the 2014 Asian Games.  Ulboc registered a 9:21.63, far off from his 9:01 set in the 2013 SEA Games where we won the gold medal.  … Continue reading

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Asian Games: Athletics Day 3 Medal Tally Update

After three days of athletics competition, China has led the way with 6-7-4 gold-silver-bronze medal haul.  They were followed by Qatar’s 5-0-1, then Bahrain’s 3-5-1. China’s golds came from Changrui Xue (mens pole vault), Zhen Wang (mens 20k walk), Yongli … Continue reading

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Asiad Athletics Philippine Update: Decathlon Event 1

  After the first event, the 100m, Jesson Ramil Cid finds himself at the lead of Decathlon competitions here.  Cid won his heat with a mark of 10.63s, which is equal to 945 pts using the decathlon points calculator. Tournament … Continue reading

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Asiad Athletics Philippine results: Men’s 4x400m

The Philippines failed to advance to the Mens 4x400m finals by finishing 6th among 8 entries in heat 1 of the preliminary rounds at the Asian Games. First leg Archand Bagsit gave them a great 1st leg with a 46.39 … Continue reading

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Asiad Trivia: When did Israel participated in the Asian Games?

Answer: Israel sent delegations to the Asian Games in 1954, 1958, 1966, 1970 and 1974.  They did not send any delegations to the Asiad in 1962 and 1978 due to Arab pressure on the hosts. They won a total 53 … Continue reading

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Trivia: Who has the longest reign in one event at the Asiad?

Answer: Japanese hammer thrower Shigenobu Murofushi. Shigenobu first won the Asian Games hammer throw competitions in 1970, then successfully defended it in 1974, 1978, 1982 and 1986 for a total of 5 Asian Games editions.  Not only that, in 1966, … Continue reading

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