Tag Archives: Lydia de Vega

Asiad: Women’s 100m finals video

Twenty eight years after her golden performance in the 1986 Asian Games 100m final, Lydia de Vega’s winning time of 11.53s is still competitive enough to contend for a medal.  Her time is just .03 seconds away from the bronze … Continue reading

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2 Pinoys off to London

It will be a long jumper and a steeplechase who will represent the Philippines in the upcoming XXX Summer Olympiad. Marestella Torres,  a B standard qualifier, by virtue of her 6.71m jump last year at the SEA Games and Rene … Continue reading

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Lydia De Vega-Mercado – Legends of Track and Field

Achievements: 1984 & 1988 Olympic Games ( quarter finalist in both games ) Currently SEA Games record holder in 100m ( 11.28secs ) since 1987 & former 200m record holder ( 23.35secs ) from 1987 to 2001 Asia fastest women … Continue reading

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UAAP Review: Relay it up

Undoubtedly one of the most exciting events of any track meets is the Mens 4x100m relay team. While raw speed is really important, accuracy of changes is crucial. So many of the worlds fastest teams have been eliminated from dropped … Continue reading

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Its not the worst

The Philippine Athletics Team’s performance at the recent 2011 SEA Games at Palembang, Indonesia was not the worst in the Games history. The PH Teams at the 1977, 1979 and 1999 SEA Games brought home one (1) gold each courtesy … Continue reading

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Pinoy Asian Games Medalists

I would like to repost this article from my 2010 archives, as this is still accurate considering that the Philippine athletics failed to medal in the 2010 Asian Games.  This article will help set the tone of my future articles … Continue reading

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My wish list for Philippine Athletics

Welcome 2010!  New year, new hope.  Here are my new year wishes for my beloved sports: 1. Maximize the Cyberspace – There’s no doubt that the internet, nowadays, is the best medium to get to your target market/audience.  Its is … Continue reading

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