2019 AFP Olympics Results
2019 AFP Olympics Athletics Results (October 20, 2019)
The 2019 AFP Olympics was held on October 17-18 at Marikina Sports Centre, Marikina. It is the Philippines Military Games. Hand Times only and no wind readings reported.
Participating was the Philippine Army, Police, Coastguard, and Airforce. Airforce won the overall title. Airforce won the Men’s and Army the Women’s Titles.
Aries Africa (Army) held off Sony Wagdos (Airforce) in the 1500m 4:03.2 to 4:04.3. Wagdos who has qualified for SEA Games in the 5000m took a win in 15:31.4 ahead of Richard Salano (Army) 15:52. It was about 16 seconds, shy of the 15:14.89 Wagdos had clocked at the Weekly Relays a few weeks ago.
Salano won the 10k in 32:24 over Nerza (Airforce) 32:54.9.
Former National sprinter Isidro Del Prado Jr. (Airforce) (a 2013 Gold medalist at SEA Games in 4×4) took the win in the 100m in a season best 10.9 (ht), he also went onto take silver in the 200m in 23.12 narrowly behind his training partner Ryan ‘The Duck’ Bigyan (Airforce) the national junior record holder in the 400m. While in the Women’s Charmaine Fagaragan (Airforce) took a 1.5-second win with a 12.6 clocking.
National Coach and National Record Holder Danilo Fresnido (Army) hurled the Javelin 56.91m to win comfortably over his brother Roberto (Airforce) 47.96m. 2009 SEA Games Champion Rosie Villarito (Army) took the win in women’s 41.07m from National record holder Geralyn Amanodoron (Army) 35.70m.
Jerby Deriada (Coast guard) took the Men’s Discus in 37.38m from 47-Year-Old Former national coach Nixon Mas (Airforce) 36.67m. Former SEA Games Hepta silver medalist Narcissa Atienza (Army) won the Shotput and Discus titles.
Not one single Philippine Airforce record was broken at the 2019 AFP Olympics. Or for this year so far.