2015 Brunei Open Athletics

2015 Brunei Open Athletics

2015 Brunei Open  Athletics Del Prado Videos – Fab Five in Brunei Open

PATAFA and the PSC sent a small delegation to the 2015 Brunei Open Athletics, which will start tomorrow.

Four athletes and one coach will see action. Coach Sean Guevarra and Mervin Guarte, the SEA Games silver medalist in the 800, 1500, both members of the Philippine Airforce, could not secure a travel order in time via the AFP, so were not able to attend.

Instead, National Coach Jeoff Chua of DLSU will lead the delegation.

Janry Ubas, the SEA Games Bronze medalist in the Decathlon, will also be seeing action here now that the UAAP has been postponed to February.

The DUCK!!!!!

Ryan Bigyan, a member of the SEA Games 4x400m Silver medal relay team and the third-fastest 400-meter runner in the Philippines, will run the 400m. Bigyan, who made the national team only this year, is filling up travel stamps in his passport, having been to Singapore, Thailand, and now Brunei. Bigyan training partner Isidro Del Prado Jr., who also trains with Former SEA Games 3x Champion Ernie Candelario, is also attending.

Del Prado is self-funding as he is not a priority (SEA Games medalist athlete in 2015). He has switched his event to the 100 and 200m Dash, a former 2013 SEA Games gold medalist in the 4×400. During the weekly relays, Del Prado improved his PB from 11.01 to 10.73; his 200m PB is 21.88 when he won the 2013 UAAP.

Del Prado is eyeing up securing his place in the team, and having recently joined the Phil Airforce and being a regular competitor at the weekly relays; he has his eyes set on breaking the Airforce records of Eric Cray (100m 10.67, 2014) and Julius Nierras (200m 21.59, 2015). Del Prado’s father, Isidro Del Prado Sr., the current phi record holder in the 400m (45.57) and former Philippine national head coach, is currently the head coach Brunei.

Scheduled Provided by Isidro Del Prado Jr.

 

Brunei Open Day 1 Flash Report Gold for Ubas (video)

Brunei 17.10.15

Janry Ubas delivered a gold medal for the Philippines with a 7.35m leap just outside the 7.45m he dished out at the SEA Games Decathlon, where he took the Bronze.

Isidro Del Prado Jr. (Tilo) battled through three rounds of the 100 Meter Dash.

SEA Games Finalist won the Final, and home favorite Mohammed Fiqri in 10.79, trained by Isidro Del Prado Sr. Tilo and Bohari (Fiqri training partner) clocked 10.89 in a close finish for silver and bronze. It was so close that the meet officials said they would need to spend some more time to decide the podium finish. Del Prado has a PB of 10.73 from the weekly relays, and 10.89 was his next best time.

Del Prado will compete in the 200m dash tomorrow; his PB is 21.88 from 2013. Meanwhile, Tilo’s teammate Ryan ‘The Duck’ Bigyan took bronze in the 400-meter dash in 48.81, well outside his PB of 47.42 set at the 2015 National Open. A Sri Lankan won the event.

 

Isidro Del Prado Jr. caps off Day 2 in Brunei with another Medal (video)

Isidro Del Prado Jr., on the second day of the Brunei Open, added another medal. Del Prado clinched the bronze in 21.75; there was no wind reading. But conditions were very wet and windy, with Del Prado clocking his fastest ever electronic time in any conditions while his official PB remains at 21.88 (2013).

The photo finish in the 100 Meters yesterday was favorable to Del Prado, who was awarded the Silver ahead of Bohari of Brunei, who also clocked an identical time of 10.89.

While just missing out on the Phil Airforce Record of Julius Nierras 21.59. He now looks forward to some good meets at the weekly relays.

Janry Ubas took silver in the Men’s High Jump (1.95m)

 

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