Last Updated on March 3, 2023 by Andrew Pirie
2012 Palarong Pambansa Athletics Day 5
Big City and Western Visayas Girl Shine in 2012 Palarong Pambansa Athletics Day 5
Third Gold Medal for Schrivjers in the girls 200m (Photo Airnel T. Abarra)
LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN- After her victory in the 1,500m on day four, West Visayas lass Jonesa Mie Sustituedo went for another sweep this time in the 3,000 run here in the sunny track of Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center for day five of Athletics competition at the 2012 Palarong Pambansa.
Sustituedo finished a stunning 10:34.1 time to win the race with a great advantage over much taller rivals and was able to overlap other competitors without losing her running form. The Iloilo-based barefoot runner show effortless running and kept her pace throughout the whole event. Jonesa captures her second gold in the tourney and breaks the 3k Palaro record for secondary girls.
Meanwhile in the 200m secondary distaff side, Maureen Emily Schrivjers picked her 3rd mint jousting rivals from other regions. Being one of the tallest and senior sprinters in her group, she successfully adds another rank for the Big City region. Other events in the morning session include the 200m dash for boys and the pole vault secondary boys final. (Results are posted now as of 12-May)
Reports and photos by: Airnel T. Abarra; Copyright, 2012
Imperial Manila tracksters grab overall Athletics crown
LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN-NCRAA Athletics team dominated the tourney by accumulating 30 points which is a 10-point lead from their closest rival Western Visayas in the conclusion of the Athletics saga in the 2012 Palarong Pambansa here at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center on 05-May.
Wrapping the afternoon session was the relays which were temporarily halted due to a downpour. Nevertheless, it never dampens the spirit of big city athletes by doing a near sweep in all relay divisions by winning the 4x100m and 4x400m in elementary and secondary boys as well in the secondary girls. While Western Visayas kids steal the possible sweep of the big city gang by winning the 4x400m elementary girls.
Their other victories in the sprints and field events strengthen their base in points collection which is the basis of declaring the overall champs in the centerpiece event.
Athletics Overall Ranking:
- NCRAA- 30 pts.
- WVRAA- 20pts
- CALABARZON- 10pts.
- CVRAA and BRAA- 4 pts.
- IRAA (RIAA)- 2 pts.
Reference : http://palarongpambansa.wordpress.com/category/games-result/2012-palarong-pambansa/
(Reports and Photos by: Airnel T. Abarra; Pinoymiler’s wire in Palaro 2012) COPYRIGHT
Full results of the Palaro can be viewed here
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