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 performance as the Philippines was a very close second at the hand-off. 2nd runner Edgardo Alejan registered a 46.9 leg but still slid to 2nd place with about 30 meters adrift Japan. 3rd runner Julius Nierras relinquished the 2nd spot and slid to 3rd 120 meters into his leg. At the hand-off, his split was 47.9 leg. with about 40 meters adrift Japan. Fourth runner, Isidro del Prado Jr maintained 3rd spot until the final straight (80 meters to go) as China, Kazakhstan, Oman and Sri Lanka passed by him one after the other. His split was about 50.4.
Final clocking of the Philippine Team was 3:11.67
Below is the video of the race: