Tracksters post early victories in PNG


National team members Narcisa Atienza, Rosie Villarito and Katherine Santos notched wins in the first day of athletics competition of the 2014 Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) National Games at the Philsports Complex in Pasig City.

Atienza ruled the women’s high jump with 1.70-meter. Joean Bermundo of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) finished second with 1.6-m and Charrie Catahan of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company third with 1.50-m.

Villarito, on the other hand, representing Bacolod City posted

48.55-m to rule the women’s javelin throw. Evalyn Palabrica of PAF finished second with 39.66-m and Jenelyn Arlen of University of the Philippines third with 38.11-m.

In the women’s long jump, Santos of Baguio City posted 5.87-m to win the gold. Felyn Dolloso of De La Salle-Dasmariñas finished second with 5.39-m and Jannah Nurul of Swift Athletics Association third with 5.33-m.


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