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August 17, 2017

FEDERATION OF SCHOOLS SPORTS ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES will send 15 Athletes to the World University Games in Taipei. In addition, the team will be accompanied by Former National Head Coach Joseph Sy. However, the games are held at the same time as the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. In addition, the talents were selected from a selection of upcoming athletes from Colleges all around the country.

Philippine Athletics at World University Games
Karen Janario of UST. Junior Record Holder in the 100 Hurdles.


Above all, it is a strong team consisting of Four Former National Athletes Louielyn ‘Lot Lot’ Pamatian and Karen Twiste Janario of UST,, Jaime Mejia (UP)..And Felyn Dolloso (DLSU Dasmarinas). In addition, the team also features one Fil-Heritage Connor Henderson who took the silver medal in the national open in the 400 Hurdles. Karen Janario holds the National Junior Record in the 100 Hurdles.

While several other athletes were also selected by the screening committee. But didn’t join due to not being able to secure passports lacked permission from guardian coaches or lacked funds for the trip. Therefore a list of 35 was reduced to 15 for the reasons stated.


  1. CAONG, Carlo S. DISCUS THROW  (College of Saint Benilde)
  2. DELA PENA, Aristeo LONG JUMP 4X100M RELAY (Arellano University) 
  3. GO, Yuhei 100 METER 200 METER 4X100M RELAY (Xavier College, Cagayan De Oro)
  4. HENDERSON, Connor Alexander 400M HURDLES (University of Glasgow, Scotland) 
  5. KAUFMAN, Sean Michael D. 100 METER 200 METER 4X100M RELAY (Univ of the Philippines)
  6. MEJIA, Jaime Immanuel D. 110M HURDLE 400MHURDLE (Univ of the Philippines)
  7. PABLO, Rogil V. LONG JUMP TRIPLE JUMP 4X100M RELAY (College of Saint Benilde)
  8. PRADO, Lloyd O. 5000 METER (College of Saint Benilde) 
  9. VERGEL, Alvin John K.B. 110M HURDLE 4X100M RELAY (DLSU Taft) 
  10. CAPIOSO, Ma. Elizabeth E. 20KM WALK (Univ of the Philippines)
  11. DOLLOSO, Felyn S. LONG JUMP TRIPLE JUMP 4X100M RELAY (DLSU Dasmarinas, Cavite) 
  12. JANARIO, Karen 100M HURDLE 200 METER 4X100M RELAY (University of Santo Tomas) 
  13. MALONZO, Jeremiah Angela C. 100 METER 200 METER 4X100M RELAY (Univ of Philippines) 
  14. OBANON, Jingky M. 400 METER 4X100M RELAY (Rizal Technical University)
  15. PAMATIAN, Louielyn C. 800 METER (University of Santo Tomas)

World University Games Athletics Selection

Regarding World University Games Athletics in August 2017 in Taipei.

Please email me expressions of interest to

[email protected]

We can enter a maximum of 2 per event.

Please email your name, school, contact number, coach, coach contact number, event, and best performance, and the date and meet of performance.

1. The athlete should have a phi passport
2. An athlete should be studying at University or recognized Tertiary institution.
3. The athlete should be 18 to 25.
4. Performances should be within the last 6 months.
5. as this coincides with sea games, athletes won’t be able to attend both meets.

all entries are subject to screening and approval by the organizing and selection panel.

FESSAP gets nod of Asean Universities Sports Council

The secretary general of the ASEAN University Sports Council visited the Philippines following the recognition of the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines as its sole member from the country.
The AUSC is composed of members from Southeast Asia nations such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, East Timor, Brunei and the PhilippinesRoestam Efendi Sijar, the AUSC secretary general from Malaysia and his assistant. Zaran Noh, also from the same country, met FESSAP President Angel Ngu, Executive Vice President Robert Milton Calo and Board Chairman Mr. Tai Lian at the Manila Hotel.

FESSAP taps ANN Janeth G. Garcia in FISU event

Written by Graham Lim

ANN Janeth G. Garcia
ANN Janeth G. Garcia

ANN Janeth G. Garcia has been designated by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines to represent the country in the Federation of International University Sports Volunteer Leaders event in Kazan, the Russian Republic from June 14 to 22.


Her journey to the host city of the 2013 Summer Universiade has all the blessing and support of the FESSAP, which has participated in the FISU event for the last several years.


Garcia’s inspiring story is worth sharing to all student-athletes who aspire to become leaders in their field of endeavors.

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By Andrew Pirie

Andrew was elected Vice President of the Association of Track and Field Statisticians in 2020 after being a member for 7 years. He has worked as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant from 2013-2015, Consultant, and Sprint Coach at Zamboanga Sports Academy from 2015-2017. Current editor and chief of Pinoyathletics.info, and has recently done consultancy work for Ayala Corp evaluating the Track and Field Program. Coaches Sprints, Middle and Jump events he is working towards his Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification in Sprints and Hurdles. He can be contacted on [email protected] You can find more information on Coaching here https://www.pinoyathletics.info/coaching-2/

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