2018 Batang Pinoy

Last Updated on January 3, 2023 by Andrew Pirie

Batang Pinoy Athletics Records

Please note that as I do not have access to the results of 1999-2003.

This is just a comparative list of records from the Batang Pinoy revival in 2011-2015.

And may review this at a later date.


If anyone has a copy of the older results from any sport, please email 

[email protected]


Please note that 2016 is the first year for 16-17.

We will not include any new records in 16-17 if they don’t exceed the 13-15 existing records.

We also have removed any wind-aided performances or non-better-hand times.

And must also set records in the Finals, not in the Preliminary Rounds.


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Batang Pinoy Swimming Records (until 2016)

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2017 November Philippines Athletics Round up – Batang Pinoy Dumaguete Visayas Report and Full Results



Batang Pinoy Dumaguete Visayas
Bianca Combate after winning the Palaro with her Coach Damaso of Leyte Sports Academy


Hand Timing and no wind gauge reported. 

  • Bianca Jane Combate (Leyte), the National High School Champion in the 100m and 200m clocked 12.2 and 25.5 in the Heats of the 100 and 200. The 14-year-old won in 12.3 and 25.7.  Combate teammate Shane Demiao took silver in 13.0. 
  • The Batang Pinoy Record is held by Limos (Cebu City) in the 100m at 12.1 (ht) and 12.48 (et) in 2016 and 2015. The 200m of 25.72 was set by Karen Janario (Leyte) in 25.72 from 2014.
  • Defending Batang Pinoy Champion Samantha Limos was eligible but failed to show at both the Vigan and Visayas legs, so she will not be defending the title she won two years in a row. Limos transferred from Cebu to Laguna earlier this year.
  • The Boys 100m of Kylie Dahili was just 11.9; he had run 11.7 in the Heats than the Luzon Leg in Vigan, which was 11.35, 11.52,11.79 for the top 3 place getters.
  • Combate and Demio teamed up with Chin Chin Alkunio and Rellama to win another Gold in the 4×100.
  • Alkuino won the 400 (59.7) and 800 (2:22.7). Alkuino won the 400 by 6 seconds from second place.
  • Diana Hurano of Bohol took the Long Jump (5.17m) and Mary Joy Loberanis a double for Cebu City the 1500m (5.03.4) and 3000m in 11:30.0




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2013 Batang Pinoy Results and Report

2013 Batang Pinoy Finals – Full Results Athletics (Feb 8, 2014)

These are the Full Results of the 2013 Batang Pinoy National Championships in Athletics January 29-30 in Bacolod.

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Batang Pinoy Press Release (Jan 29, 2014)

  courtesy of Nonilon Reyes 
2013 Batang Pinoy Finals
Alexis Soqueno of Negros Occidental won the gold for 400 meters hurdles during the 2013 Batang Pinoy National Championship being held in Bacolod City. Photo by: NONIE REYES 2013 Batang Pinoy Finals
 2013 Batang Pinoy Finals
BACOLOD CITY — Alexis Soqueno of Negros Occidental snared the fourth of his target of five gold medals yesterday after topping the boys 400-meter hurdles in the POC-PSC Batang Pinoy national finals at Panaad Park and Stadium here.
Sporting a trendy windswept hairstyle, the reed-thin five-foot-8 lad from this city blazed the track in 56.8 seconds, beating Pangasinan’s Ludivico Dela Cruz Jr. and Negros Occidental teammate  Rodrigo Delaben who clocked 57.4 seconds and 57.6 seconds, respectively.
The third-year from Romanito Maravilla National High, who has never won a gold medal in the past, is now the toast of the meet with four golds tucked in his belt, including the boys high jump, 110m hurdles, and the 4X100 relay with Delaben, Mark John Balajeboco, and Jose Jerry Belibestre.
“My goal is to win all five events I am competing,” said Soqueno who set a new record in high jump last Wednesday with a leap of 1.93 meters.
He was to anchor his team in the 4X400 relay late yesterday. “It’s special for me because I am competing in front of my family and friends.”

PSC helps Leyte Athletes

But sharing the stage with him in the meet organized by the Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Olympic Committee was Leyte Sports Academy’s Karen Janario, who captured three golds Wednesday, including her inspiring gold-medal performance centerpiece century dash, which brought athletes and the crowd on their feet.
 A survivor of Typhoon Yolanda, which flattened their school in Tacloban City, Janario now has three golds under her name, including 100m hurdles and 4X100 relay Rosemarie Olorvida, Feiza Lenton, and Gemmalyn Pino.
 Training at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex for two months after being rescued by the PSC and 30 other LSA students, Janario also topped her heat in the 200m dash yesterday morning.

More Results

Bacolod City bet Maia Yusay delivered the first gold for the host after topping the girl’s mountain bike at the old airport track.
Yusay timed 36 minutes, 50.34 seconds after two laps over the 12-kilometer route to beat Ana Patricia Maximo of Cebu (36:57.06) and sister Mikaela Paulina Yusay (43:14.66).
Getting back at Maia was Maximo ruling the road cycling with a time of 46:03.34, beating Maia (48:08.79) and Mikaela (50:18.20), who wound up second and third, respectively.
Brylle Cocjin topped the boy’s mountain bike ran over 24km and clocked 57:48.16 as Davao went for a 1-2 finish with Jayson Caceres placing second (1:02:00) and Bacolod’s Mio Andrew Barredo third (1:02:05).
Pangasinan scooped all the medals in the thrilling boy’s road cycling, with Emmanuel Delos Santos capturing the gold (1:15:59.64), Malone Canlas Jr., silver (1:15:59.65), and Rayden Scott Evans bronze (1:15:59.67).
The host city also picked up gold in chess at the New Government Center Masskara Hall through Stevenson Garong in boys. Also winning were Cebu City’s Christian.
Klent Pondoyo in boys blitz, Dasmarinas, Cavite‘s Marie Antoinette San Diego in girls rapid, and Sta. Rosa, Laguna‘s Shania Mae Mendoza in girls blitz.
Zamboanga nailed two golds in weightlifting held at SM Transport Hub through Aldrin Garcia in boys 34kg, and Geraldine Climaco in girls 49kg. Ma. Paula Lanit of Tagbilaran copped the girls 36kg gold while Vanessa Sarno ruled the girls 32kg top plum.

2013 Batang Pinoy National Championships – Afternoon Results (Jan 29, 2014)

2013 Batang Pinoy National Championships
Alexis Soqueno of Negros wins his second of three golds in the Hurdles


Golden Trebles for Soqueno and Janario

Alexis Soqueno added another title to his 110 Hurdles Final in the afternoon; he timed 14.77 (wind +2.0), the fastest time in this meet’s history.

Soqueno, who earlier had a meet record in the High Jump of 1.93m, added this event and later the 4×100 relay crown to emerge as a triple gold medalist.

Soqueno will be one to watch out for at the Palarong Pambansa later this year. Ludvico Dela Cruz of Pangasinan was second in 15.18, and Kim Dancil of LSA Smart took bronze in 15.60.

Negros won the boys 4×100 in 44.9.

Karen Janario Triple Gold Medallist

The other triple gold medallist that emerged on Day 1 of the athletic program was 14-year-old Karen Janario of LSA Smart, who ruled the women’s 100m dash in 12.71 (+2.9), beating Celestina De Castro of Taguig 12.88 and LSA teammate Rose Olorvida 12.95, with 13-year-old Joycie Beronio who won the 400m Dash also clocking 12.95.

Karen, the second-fastest Filipina Hurdler last year, then took the 100 Hurdles final in 16.46, below her best of 15.43 from the PNG.

Karen tripped over some hurdles at the start but could still win the race with Nina Antiola of Cebu second in 16.65.

Ann Tubal of Bacolod City was third in 16.80. Karen teamed with Olorvida in the girls 4x100m relay to win in 51.5 from Negros 52.0 and Iloilo 52.3.

Jose Belibestre of Negros had an impressive leap of 6.87 to dominate the men’s Long Jump. Lean Tatala of Baguio won the High Jump with 1.48.

Barefoot Ilongo runners De Josef and Sustiedo have a blanket finish in the women’s 1500m.

The Girls 1500m was also very impressed with barefoot teammates and palaro record-holders Angelica De Josef of Aklan holding off a powerful final sprint from her teammate Joneza Mie Sutituedo Iloilo; the camera separated the blanket finish at 4.52.45 to 4.52.48.


2013 Batang Pinoy National Championships Athletics Day 1 Report – Morning (Jan 29, 2014)

After one hour, I arrived in Bacolod and waited for a van to the Grand Regal Hotel, settled in for an early night sleep (7.30 pm).

I have a big day ahead.

This was the first time I had been in Bacolod since I first came here to play the National Games back in 2011.

It was a memorable moment for me. I placed second in the Men’s 100m Dash Final at 27 years of age.

A last-minute decision by the organizers allowed the event to be open to any athletes, including non-qualifiers.

Two Age Grade Records

15 year old Alexis Soqueno of Negros First leaps an age grade and meet record for the 2013 Batang Pinoy Finals
15-year-old Alexis Soqueno of Negros First leaps an age grade and meet record for the 2013 Batang Pinoy Finals. Credit: Nonilon Reyes

Negros Pride Alexis Soquino broke the Batang Pinoy record with a leap of 1.93m.

Even though there are no standing records available yet, I have not compiled any due to time constraints.

Soqueno performance was also the best by a 15-year-old Filipino all the time.

Lanz Jeremy Halongong of Iloilo established a new Filipino all time-record for 15-year-old boys with a throw of 36.30m.



Good Start to Janario and LSA

One of the athletes to watch out for in 2014 is Karen Janario, a Leyte Academy of Sport product and coached by Trece.

Trece discovered Karen playing around at an athletic meet one day and decided to recruit her.

Karen, who is primarily a hurdler, timed 15.43 to win the 2013 PNG youth division, which is the fastest time ever run by a 14-year-old in the countries history, following this up with a 15.6 time on the slow dirt track at Maasin during the Visayas qualifying leg of the Batang Pinoy.

One name to watch out for 14 year old Karen Janario (880) of Tacloban holds off local girl Joycie Beronio (717) in the heats of the girls 100m.
One name to watch out for 14-year-old Karen Janario (880) of Tacloban. Holds off local girl Joycie Beronio (717) in the heats of the girls 100m.

Karen started the meet well with a clocking of 12.5 to win the first heat.

While her teammate, also coached by Trece Rose, Marie Olorvida clocked 12.6 to win the second heat.

And it was a quality competition in the girl’s event as Celestina De Castro of Taguig City.

Also, the fastest qualifier and winner of the Pampanga leg clocked 12.7.

And clocking times below 13 seconds.

The most successful in the history of the meet was the top 6 in the girls 100m.

Dogoldogol Impressive

Showing he is a force, Gino Dogoldogol topped the boys 100m heats in 11.0.

The boy from Koronadal city had an age-grade record for 15-year-olds in the meet’s Davao leg.

Mark Baljeboco of Negros Occidental had the second-fastest time in 11.1. Teammate Jose Belibestre was third in 11.2.

Balajeboco was the fastest in the men’s 400m with 51.4.

Kenneth Nodos, who won the Mindanao leg, had the second-fastest qualifying time of 52.4.

With his teammate Dogoldogol sharing the same time.

The morning heats saw athletes 15 years old and younger race into action. Local girl

Angelica De Josef is better feated in the Palaro for her middle distance titles.

Was the fastest in the 400m heats from Tacloban’s Gemalyn Pino 1:01.1 to 1:01.2.

Rey Mark Quezada of Baguio was third in the Pampanga leg of the meet.

Got the better of his two teammates, with his two teammates from Marikina City, who were unable to finish the race. Quezada won the 5k in  17:10.2.

In the girls, Long Jump 13-year-old Romero’s Villanueva of Negros emerged the winner of this event with 5.18m, ahead of Rose Marie Olorvida of LSA and Gianelli Gatinga of Taguig City.


2013 Batang Pinoy Finals (Jan 23, 2014)

Athletics: Top Nine Athletes in each event 2013 Batang Pinoy Finals

2013 Batang Pinoy Finals in Athletics is January 29-30 at Panaad Park, Bacolod, Negros Occidental.

This competition is organized by the Philippines Sports Commission and features athletes born in 1998 and after.

Also conducting three legs in Davao Del Sur (Mindanao), a dirt track at Maasin City, Leyte (Visayas), and Pampanga (Luzon). Simultaneously, the top three athletes/medalists in each event will proceed to the finals.

And you can keep up to date on the latest Batang Pinoy news here on our very own Facebook page

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The Philippine Youth Games – Batang Pinoy was created under Executive Order. No,44 declaring.

It is the National Sports Development Program for Children. Under His Excellency, former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada on December 2, 1998.

Thus, directing all concerned National agencies (PSC, DILG, DepEd). To extend full support, cooperation, and active involvement in the program’s promotion and public awareness.

Hence, the Philippine Olympic Committee, concerned National Sports Associations, and other non-government organizations are also encouraged to lend their cooperation to the program.

Furthermore, authorizing all Local Government Units (LGUs) constituting the Physical Fitness sports Development Council (PFSDC).  Consist of national, regional, provincial, city, municipal, and barangay levels to extend full support and actively participate in the program.



  • Being an integral part of the national policy and program for sports development. Will effectively address our need for a comprehensive grassroots sports program. Centered on values formation inherent in the practice of sports and play.
  • Inculcate in Filipino athletes’ young minds the value of patriotism, nationalism, self-discipline, respect for law and order, hard work, teamwork,  camaraderie, sportsmanship, and fair play. Thus eliminating
    the child’s chances of becoming a juvenile delinquent.
  • The program can also serve as a recruitment baser for sports specialization, including training for other high-level leagues, national tournaments, and international competitions.




▪           Batang Pinoy is an open tournament for children 15 years old and below based on the Batang Pinoy calendar year.

▪           Representation is strictly by the Local Government Unit (LGU).  This may be in the form of provincial, city, municipality, and barangay representation.  No athlete shall be accepted without accreditation of a particular LGU.

▪           Batang Pinoy is also open to all Filipinos, whether by birth or naturalized.  Foreign-Pinoy may also join provided he/she represents a particular LGU.

▪           An athlete shall represent only one (1) LGU.

▪           The Host LGU and PSC shall collect no tournament or participation fee.




Representation:  By province, city municipality, and barangay

□         Participation expenses are for the account of the participating LGUs or individual athlete (uniform, meals, travel/transportation)

□         Host LGU shall provide free billeting facilities (schools/centers) for all the participants. (athletes, coaches, trainers, delegations officials, affiliated and local technical officials)

□         Host LGU shall provide a free shuttle for the participating teams upon their arrival at

the port or airport terminal to billeting schools and the playing venues.

□         The medal Count should be credited to the respective LGU.



 □          To encourage their constituents to participate in the Batang Pinoy and provide

and may consider funding for uniform, food, and transportation, monetary incentives of their

respective delegation

□          The LGUs are the accrediting body of their respective delegations participating in the

Batang Pinoy

□          Responsible for the decorum and management of the entire delegation and its

delegations’ adherence to technical rules and regulations

□          To register athletes, coaches, and officials as part of the delegation and certify the

the regularity of all their submitted documents as requirements of the games.

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 □             To form an Executive Committee that will decide on any issue regarding the Batang

Pinoy and it’s component activities

□             To establish a National Secretariat that shall serve as the nerve center and working

arm for the smooth implementation of the program

□             To formulate the necessary policies, guidelines, and regulations in consultation with

other agencies involved that shall govern the relationship of parties/entities involved

□             To enter into Agreement with the POC, NSAs, DILG, and DepEd, and other private

or government agencies as may be deemed necessary for the smooth implementation of the

Batang Pinoy.

□             To impose a sanction on any individual or entity whose action/decision shall prove to

be inimical to the interest of the games.



 □             The POC, as mandated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is the

the umbrella organization of all the National Sports Associations (NSAs) in the Philippines

□             To assist the PSC in coordination with concerned NSAs as far as the Technical

management of the games is concerned.

□             To oversee the technical management of the Batang Pinoy

□             To serve as the advisory body to the PSC, DILG, DepEd, and league of Provinces,

Cities, Municipalities, and Barangays

□             To assist the PSC in the planning, information dissemination, actual implementation

and monitoring of related policies



 □          The NSAs are organized as the sole governing body of their respective sports in the

The Philippines.  They are representatives of their respective International Federations and are

under the umbrella of the Philippine Olympic Committee.

□          To technically manage and operate their respective competitions, including the

appointment of technical officials

□          To conduct technical officials’ training and seminars

□          To ensure that the following aspects are properly executed;

  • The athlete shall abide by the competition rules and regulations of the NSA
  • The athlete shall carry the name and the color of the LGU he/she represents
  • To recognize the general authority of the PSC



□         The DepEd shall extend accommodation assistance (schools) to participants

□         The DILG shall extend assistance in mobilizing resources and information dissemination of vital information for a well-coordinated event 




◊          The following shall advance to the National Championships and are automatically

qualified to claim the PSC allowance:

  1. First, Second and Third placers of the
    1. Individual Events of the Regional QualifyingLegs (Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao)
    2.  Doubles Event of the Regional qualifying Legs(Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao)
    3. Team Event with 3 or more members of the Team,

However, the Bronze medalists in the Team events with 3 or more members may join the National Championships but NO monetary allowance from PSC; however, 

they win any medal (Gold, Silver, and Bronze National Championships, then they

shall receive a similar allowance).

◊          PSC shall provide the BP National Championships Qualified athletes (P 1,500.00)

for Meals and a (P1,500.00) travel fare allowance.  Only the physically present qualified

athletes can claim such allowances as he/she affixes/their signature in the payroll.

◊          PSC shall provide similar allowances to (1) Coach per sport per LGU of the qualified

athlete/s. The coach’s name must be declared/indicated in the Athletes’ Entry Form

during the Qualifying Leg.  In case of any substitution, the substitute coach must secure

authorization from the original coach with the attachment of Batang Pinoy 2014

Identification Card ( xerox copy).

◊          The Host LGU shall provide billeting schools/centers for all the participants, including athletes, coaches, trainers, delegation officials, and affiliated/local technical officials.

◊          National Championships Qualified athletes in Athletics and Swimming events may still compete in other events (the NSA shall decide maximum additional events)  in addition to the events they earned as medalists during the Qualifying leg.

◊          As HOST of the National Championships, the concerned  LGU need not compete in the Elimination Leg BUT may endorse only one (1) team per sport.  ( Internal elimination is recommended to develop one delegation for all the sports in the NationalChampionships).


BATANG PINOY Besides, the National Championships’ HOST LGU may opt to send

their athletes to compete in the NATIONAL FINALS sports included during the Elimination Leg.


◊          Participation expenses by LGUs shall be on their account.

◊          PSC, POC, and NSAs shall handle administrative and Technical management.

◊          Playing venues and billeting schools/facilities shall be the responsibility of the Host.

◊        The DILG and DepEd shall assist the PSC and POC in running the Games.  Hence, both agencies will be part of the working committee spearheaded by PSC.

◊          Medal count shall be credited to respective LGUs.


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  1. Birth Certificate (Certified True Copy) from NSO or the from the Office of the Local Civil Registrar
  1. LGU endorsement from any of the following officials (Governor, Mayor, or their duly appointed Sports Coordinator or Barangay Chairman


  1. LGU ENTRY FORM – It is a Delegation Master List indicating the names, sports, and ages of the participating athletes certified by the above officials (see B).
  1. Waiver of Medical Liability to be signed by the LGU representative or Coach


PSC Unveils 2014 Batang Pinoy Road Map (Oct 15,2014)

2014 POC / PSC / NSA /BP

A Meeting was called with represents from most of the NSA’s. Present, in some cases, there was a coach rather than an executive representing the NSA. The meeting was presided over by PSC Commissioner Jolly Gomez. The floor was open, with all questions being answered throughout the presentation.

The following legs of the Batang Pinoy in 2014 were held at Kalibo, Naga, with the finals in Bacolod. With the Pagadian leg already finished.

Commissioner Gomez’s vision here was to spread the sport and recruitment areas for NSAs to as many places as possible to expand the scope of identifying talents for Philippine Sport.

He highlighted it was additional support for NSA. Not a complete substitute as NSA can still hold their own national championships also.

The expansion of the Batang Pinoy and National Games programs Commissioner Gomez had revived back in 2011. Stated it helps all NSA expand their grass root programs. And provides an opportunity for growing NSA to spread the interest in their sports via clinics.

Batang Pinoy and Regional National Games were held at the same time but at different locations. With the National teams exempted from regional rounds but not playing in the finals.

Gomez also stated a good way to tap talent for some sports might be involving PRISAA/SCUAA members who have minimal meets in a year.

It could also expand into a Regional Coaching Program similar to Thailand’s system in regards to clinics.

And also stated that if budgets were not used for international meets, they could either go into purchasing equipment or clinics.






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