MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association collected a gold medal, two silver and 4 bronze medals on Saturday within the thirty first Southeast Asian Games at My Dinh Stadium in Vietnam.
With all eyes on EJ Obiena, who expectedly dominated the pole vault with a brand new SEA Games document of 5.46, the 19-year-old Hokett Delos Santos launched himself within the regional meet, putting second to his compatriot with 5.00 for the silver medal.
After Obiena and Delos Santos 1-2 end in pole vault and the silver and bronze medals from sisters Kyla and Kayla Richardson, the nationwide staff obtained three extra third-place finishes in males’s 1500m, males’s javelin throw, and girls’s 5000m.
Alfrence Braza clocked the third-best time within the males’s 1500m, ending the race in 3:56.350 — only a second shy of silver medalist Dang Tran Van’s time (3:55.660).
Vietnamese Phuoc Luong Duc gained the competition with 3:54.370 for the gold medal, whereas Braza’s comrade Mariano Masano positioned fifth with 3:57.180.
Melvin Calano positioned third within the males’s javelin throw, tallying a rating of 66.86. Vietnam’s Van Nguyen Hoai earned the gold along with his 70.87, edging oit Indonesia’s Abd Hafiz (70.58).
Meanwhile, Joida Gagnao additionally copped a bronze medal in girls’s 5000m, ending the race at 17:37.740.
Vietnam positioned 1 and a couple of with Oanh Nguyen Thi successful the gold at 16:44.060, only one second forward of his compatriot Hong Le Pham Thi.
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