Last Updated on July 31, 2023 by Andrew Pirie
The Grade 12 student from the University of Sto. Tomas cleared a personal best of 3.90m to rule the competition while teammate Mejen Sumbongan recorded 3.80m for a 1-2 finish for NCR. Claiming the bronze medal was Eumar Mamogay from Bayawan City, Negros Occidental with a 3.30m clearance.
Up for grabs on the second day of the Palaro action are 17 more medals in athletics. Still at the PhilSports track oval.
“In 2020, Andrew advanced to the position of Vice President with the Association of Track and Field Statisticians, having devoted seven years as an active member. His impressive track record includes roles such as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant (2013-2015) and a distinguished stint as a Sprint Coach and Consultant at the renowned Zamboanga Sports Academy (2015-2017). Today, he offers his expertise as a Consultant Coach with VMUF, starting from 2021.
A recognized voice in the sports community, Andrew is the Chief Editor of Pinoyathletics.info. Additionally, his consultancy contributions to Ayala Corp in evaluating their Track and Field Program underline his deep domain knowledge.
Proficient in coaching sprints, middle-distance races, and jump events, Andrew boasts a Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification, specializing in Sprints and Hurdles. He is also on a progressive journey towards obtaining a Masters Degree in Education.