Ciriaco Baronda

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Ciriaco Baronda CAPTION OF PICTURE: BPSIAA met on Feb. 22, 1959. CIRIACO BARONDA was tagged as one of the most likely to break Simeon Toribio’s record in the high jump. He holds the inter scholastics standard of six feet, 3-15/16 inches, which he set in the 1956 Batangas meet. Born 30 November 1933 (Baronda, Ciriaco, … Read more

Regino Ylanan – The Father of Philippines Sports

Regino Ylanan

Regino Ylanan The Father of Philippines Sport Filipino athlete, doctor, sports official, physical instructor, and sports historian (7 September 1889–23 August 1963). Three gold medals in Pentathlon, Shotput, and Discus track and field at the 1913 Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila helped him become famous. Additionally, he earned two more medals at the 1915 … Read more

Donovant Arriola Grant

Donovant Arriola Grant

Donovant Arriola Grant PinoyAthletics adds Fil-Heritage Long Jumper Donovant Arriola Grant to the PinoyAthletics Legends of Track and Field. The 2015 SEA Games Bronze Medalist in the Long Jump is also the Philippine Indoor Record Holder in the Long Jump at 7.64m. He also has leapt a wind-aided 7.90m +4.8 m/s and a legit 7.64m … Read more

Nenita Dungca

Nenita Dungca

Nenita Dungca Nenita Dungca was born on 24 December 1965. She clocked 56.69 in 400m at the ASEAN Cup in 1984. The Highlight of her career came the following year in 1985 when she broke the Philippine Record in 800m with a time of 2:07.01 at the SEA Games in Bangkok. Lucena Alam had previously … Read more

Jesson Ramil Cid

Jesson Ramil Cid

Jesson Ramil Cid Various sources or Solely via Pinoyathletics Our newest inductee to the Legends of Track and Field is Jesson Ramil Cid. The 2013 SEA Games Gold Medalist and previous national record holder in the Decathlon. Cid was nominated for the PSC Sports Hall of Fame, but unfortunately, his performances were too recent to … Read more

Benjamin Silva Netto

Benjamin Silva Netto Photo: Ben Silva-Netto, in his younger days pounding the cinder tracks as one of the countries’ best Middle and Long Distance Runners. First Published 5 May 2018 By Andrew Pirie ATFS Statistician    Athlete, Coach, and then PATAFA Secretary-General for many years. Benjamin Silva-Netto devoted over half a century to Philippine Athletics. Yet … Read more

The Extraordinary Josephine de la Vina and her records that still stand after 50 years

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Josephine de la Vina This is a revision of an article I wrote for Pinoymiler on March 8, 2012, titled ‘Filipino Junior Records in Chaos and Collision: The Philippines Greatest Female Thrower and the Oldest JuniorRecord. More revisions as some info were incorrect. This week we will look at the Philippines Women’s Discus record. I want … Read more

Eduardo Buenavista The Great Bertek

Eduardo Buenavista Achievements One of the greatest successes of the legendary coach Mario Castro. Among the highlights of an illustrious long career, Eduardo Buenavista includes 4 SEA Games Golds in 4 Disciplines Steeples, 5000, 10,000, and Marathon. 2 Olympic Games. A bronze medal at Asian Championships in 10K. National Records in the 5000, 10,000, Half … Read more