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PH at Asiad: An Athletics assessment – Part 2 of 3

4. Christopher Ulboc Right after the starting gun fired off, a skinny figure in red vest quickly darted to the lead of the 3,000m steeplechase finals of the Asian Games. He quickly established a 10m lead over the rest.  Visibly … Continue reading

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Asiad prospect: a pair of long jumpers

1. Marestella Torres For the second successive Asiad, long jumper Marestella Torres is Philippine athletics’s best bet to win a medal in the quadrennial games.  Last 2010 at Guangzhou, Mare actually tied for 3rd place with  Yuliya Tarasova of Uzbekistan … Continue reading

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The Asiad Contingent

The quadrennial Asian Games will once again fire off this 2014 with the South Korean city of Incheon play host to approximately 13,000  athletes from September 19 to October 4.  Athletics competitions however, will be from September 27 to October … Continue reading

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Mare, the Olympian

We have tried chatting with Philippine long jump record holder Marestella Torres thru facebook but with her busy traininig schedule, she wasnt able to respond.  But this will not prevent us from celebrating and promoting  her as the Philippine Athletics’ … Continue reading

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Dolloso breaks the national junior record in Triple Jump

Article by Andrew Pirie (Pirie Enzo) The members of Pinoymiler Facebook group have voted and chosen their favourite moment at the athletics competition at the 2012 Philippine National Games. Voting took place over a week and ended on June 15. … Continue reading

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2 Pinoys off to London

It will be a long jumper and a steeplechase who will represent the Philippines in the upcoming XXX Summer Olympiad. Marestella Torres,  a B standard qualifier, by virtue of her 6.71m jump last year at the SEA Games and Rene … Continue reading

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Asian Grand Prix Team Philippines Results Round 1

Archand Bagsit displays the two medals he won at the SEA Games (photo credits Colegio de San Juan de Letran Letran.edu) The First leg of the Asian Grand Prix was held on May 8 at Supalchasai National Stadium Bangkok. Leading … Continue reading

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World Indoor: Torres fails to clear 6.0m

Marestella Torres, the Philippine women’s long jump record holder at 6.71m, jumped 5.98m, during the World Indoor Championships last March 10, consequently failing to advance to the final round. Her three jumps were 5.98m / 5.94m / x. Torres placed … Continue reading

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UAAP Review: Relay it up

Undoubtedly one of the most exciting events of any track meets is the Mens 4x100m relay team. While raw speed is really important, accuracy of changes is crucial. So many of the worlds fastest teams have been eliminated from dropped … Continue reading

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Marestella Torres legit Olympic qualifier

Photo from all-athletics.com By Marc Anthony Reyes Philippine Daily Inquirer By Marc Anthony Reyes Philippine Daily Inquirer 11:09 pm | Thursday, January 26th, 2012 <!–Posted by cflores–>   MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines Amateur Track and Field Association clarified Thursday that Southeast Asian … Continue reading

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