10th grader from Bukidnon sets new Palaro javelin throw record

first_imgMOST READ View comments Sylvian Faith Abunda. Photo by June NavarroSAN JOSE, ANTIQUE—Another javelin throw record fell on the second day of athletics competition in the 60th Palarong Pambansa at the Binirayan Sports Complex here.Sylvian Faith Abunda of Bukidnon flung the spear to 42.85 meters for the gold that shattered the old mark of her teammate Efrelyn Democer (42.34m) accomplished last year in Legaspi City, Albay.ADVERTISEMENT Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead LATEST STORIES Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos King Johnzeus Alabastro of Calabarzon struck gold in elementary boys javelin throw and Marvin Ramos of Central Luzon topped the primary boys long jump during the week-long sportsfest organized by the Department of Education and supported by the Philippine Sports Commission.James Lozanes of Estancia, Iloilo smashed the secondary boys javelin record on Monday after a 59.46m throw to erase the mark of Bryan Pacheco from Central Luzon (57.81m) in the 2013 Games held in Dumaguete City.Over at the Patnongon municipal covered court, Janella Dihnezze Rendon of Bicol grabbed two golds in arnisafter winning the Anyo individual single and double weapon events for elementary girls.Other winners in the single weapon were John Clark Segutier of Western Visayas and Cordillera’s Eza Rai Yalong in the secondary level and grade schooler Jeko Jan Heynes from Socsargen.NCR’s Hannah Lalaine Perez (secondary girls) and Lucia Gabriel Gutierrez (elementary girls) topped their all-around events in artistic gymnastics.ADVERTISEMENT Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR The 10th grader from Lantapan National High School achieved the feat on her fourth attempt in secondary girls javelin at the sun-baked Evelio B. Javier Jr. track and field oval. Ann Katherine Quitoy of Negros took the silver with 40.64m and Democer placed third (40.43m).“I trained with Efrelyn before the Palaro. She’s the record-holder and I learned a lot from her,’’ said the 16-year-old Abunda in Filipino, the oldest of three siblings and daughter of an engineer.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnAbunda, who dreams of becoming a policewoman someday, wound up fourth in the shot put, the event where she finished silver last year. She will aim for a second gold in the discus Wednesday.Western Visayas flexed its might on the track with long jumper Elvy Villagoniza and high jump specialist Mary Rose Billones dominating their events in the high school level while National Capital Region plucked a pair of golds through Kassandra Alcantara (secondary girls shot put) and Bryan Oxales in secondary boys’ 2000m walk, which was categorized as a demonstration event. Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar Oraeme refutes Co’s claims: I didn’t tell him I won’t be coming backlast_img

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