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Asiad prospect 4: The Ironman

7. Jesson Ramil Cid

The last time the Philippines won a SEA Games decathlon gold was courtesy of Fidel Gallenero in 2001.  And at the Asian continental level, since the 70s, we never had a medalist in this event.  375 more words

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Asiad prospect 2: The Rising Stars

3. Eric Shauwn Cray

Eric burst into the local track scene only last 2013 through the efforts of Fil-New Zealander Andrew Pirie.  Eric quickly established himself as the real deal by winning the 110m  hurdles at the 2013 PNG and the 400m hurdles at the SEA Games. 577 more words

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Asiad prospect: a pair of long jumpers

1. Marestella Torres

For the second successive Asiad, long jumper Marestella Torres is Philippine athletics’s best bet to win a medal in the quadrennial games.  Last 2010 at Guangzhou, Mare actually tied for 3rd place with  Yuliya Tarasova of Uzbekistan with a 6.49m leap.  479 more words

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The Asiad Contingent

The quadrennial Asian Games will once again fire off this 2014 with the South Korean city of Incheon play host to approximately 13,000  athletes from September 19 to October 4.  112 more words

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A New Era

An important milestone for the Philippine Athletics was achieved last July 25. The leadership torch was finally handed down from the man they call GTK, to an experienced manager with the initials of PEJ. 292 more words

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