MJ Maldeguia

Last Updated on January 3, 2023 by Andrew Pirie

MJ Maldeguia personal best in 10,000m in wet conditions

MJ Maldeguia clocked a personal best of 34:05 for 10,000m.  In heavy rain windy conditions at the dirt oval at Manuel Y. Torres Sports Centre in Bago City. His performance was unofficial #7 all-time on the Junior Philippine lists. The Philippine Junior Record record is held by Victor Idava at 31:26.4 and has stood nearly 50 years set in Marikina on 20th November 1973.

The 19-year-old from Bago City is part of the H12 Running Squad of Singapore-based Reginald Montano. 

Maldeguia has been a regular at both the Pinoyathletics Virtual Events and Albanese Negrenese Monthly Relays. Was 2nd in Juniors in the 1000m (2:44) at the Pinoyathletics 1000m Challenge in July. He also ran a personal best in the 1500m (4:16.23) on September 4 to Top the Junior Division finishing behind Alfrence Braza (4:08.23) of Iloilo Athletics.

He also ran 9:02.0 for 3000m at the Pinoyathletics National 3000m Championships, behind Braza (8:51) and Ed Carlou Sabelano (Las Pinas CS Runners). Braza is the Palarong Pambansa record holder in 1500m, Sabelano is the NCAA Champion in 800 and 1500m.




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. And Currently is Consultant Coach with VMUF 2021- 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  Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification in Sprints and Hurdles. Currently working towards a Masters Degree in Education. He can be contacted on [email protected] You can find more information on Coaching here http://www.pinoyathletics.info/coaching-2/

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