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Shiloh Corrales Nelson astonishing surge past Philippines Hammer Throw Record

Shiloh Corrales Nelson

Shiloh Corrales Nelson breaks Philippines Hammer Throw Record

April 10, 2021

Shiloh Corrales Nelson broke the Philippine National Record of Loralie Amahit-Sermona (50.55m), a 2x Bronze medalist at the SEA Games. Shiloh registered a new record of 50.63m at the Triton Invitational in San Diego. This improved on her 50.50m mark from two weeks ago.

The mark Ranks Shiloh #2 in South East Asia for the year behind Grace Wong Xiu Mei, the 2017 SEA Games Champion, threw a 62.48m just 1cm off the SEA Record on Saturday at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur.

Shiloh, who is turning 20 later this year, still has a lot of improvement ahead of her considering that throwers prime in their late 20s earlier 30s. Loralie was 29 when she set the Philippine Record.

It was an incredible weekend for Shiloh, throwing a 13.03m season’s best placing second at the same meet in the Shotput, improving her 12.75m from the other week. Heading closer towards the SEA Games qualification for 13.36m.

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Shiloh Corrales Nelson 4 awesome National Records

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Shiloh Corrales Nelson came 5 centimeters away from breaking the Philippines National Record in the Women’s Hammer. Shiloh won the Chris Rinne Twilight meet on April 2 with a heave of 50.50m. 

The Philippine National of 50.55m is held by Loralie Sermona who took the bronze medal at the 2005 and 2011 SEA Games. The last and only time a Filipino woman has taken a SEA Games medal in the Hammer.

Shiloh Corrales Nelson also threw a 12.75m season’s best at the Shotput meet to finish second behind Jordan Fink of Montana State 12.89m. And 40.82m in the Discus to finish 4th. This year, she has thrown 43.31m in the Discus at the Jim Bush Legends meet in Los Angeles on 24th March 2021. The same meet where Kayla Richardson opened with 11.80.

Shiloh marks in the Discus, Hammer, and Shotput are SEA Leading Ranks for southeast Asia in 2021. So far, only results have come in from Singapore in women’s throws. 

The SEA Games Qualifying for Team Philippines as indicated by the POC/PSC Taskforce as the Bronze medal (anything less is self-funded). The marks are 13.36m Shotput, 45.28m Discus, and 55.64m Hammer.

Shiloh’s best performances rank her #2 in Hammer #4 in Discus and #5 in Shotput on the Philippine Women’s All-Time Lists.

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Shiloh Corrales Nelson (right) with sister Zion (left). Photo Credit: Ria Arevalo.

50.50m was an improvement on Shiloh Corrales Nelson’s personal best from 2019.

As the Corrales family has now submitted her Filipino Passport to Pinoyathletics.

The 50.35m mark from 2019 is being ratified as a new Philippine Junior Women’s Hammer Record.  And it surpasses the previous mark of 43.39m by Aira Teodosio set on 6 November 2016 at the Weekly Relay Finals in Pasig.

Hammer50.35mShiloh Corrales Nelson06.07.2001NACAC U23 ChampsRichmond18-May-19

The IAAF has already listed the Performance above.


13.07m Shotput 3 Birds with 1 Stone

Performances also being backdated include Shiloh 13.07m Indoor meet from 2020

13.07iShiloh Corrales Nelson06.07.20015Mountain T’s InvitationalFlagstaff, USA31.01.2020

The IAAF has recognized this Performance.

This mark above sets 3 New Philippine Records

  • Philippine Junior Record in Shotput
    • As in Field events, indoor/outdoor records are considered joint combined.
    • Breaks the Previous Record of Kassandra Alcantra set at the UAAP in Pasig on December 1, 2018.
  • Philippine Indoor Record in Shotput
    • No Previous mark, so a new mark
  • Philippine Indoor Junior Record in Shotput
    • No Previous mark, so a new mark

The Women’s Shotput Record is held by Consuela Lacusong, set in 1975 with a throw of 13.92m.

 

 

Originally from Canada but now studying at UC Riverside under the same coach that guided SEA Record Holder and 2015 SEA Games Men’s Hammer Throw Champion Caleb Stuart.

Shiloh is The younger sister of former 200 and 400m National record holder Zion Corrales Nelson and SEA Games, 4×100 Silver medalist.

 

Sources:

  1. https://www.burnabynow.com/local-sports/knights-grad-eager-for-next-throw-3104571
  2. https://athletics.ca/calendar-rankings/rankings/
  3. https://worldathletics.org/athletes/athlete=366366
  4. https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/7528606/UC_Riverside/Shiloh_Corrales Nelson.html

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