Osorio, Amarga top NCR Palaro track meet | Inquirer Sports

Osorio, Amarga top NCR Palaro track meet

/ 01:16 AM February 11, 2015

MANILA, Philippines—Manila’s John Lloyd Osorio and Mariesol Amarga of Taguig-Pateros shared the spotlight Tuesday in ruling the high school boys’ and girls’ 400-meter races as the National Capital Region Palaro athletics competitions got under way at Marikina Sports Park.

Osorio, who regularly competes in weekly relays of the national athletics association, topped the boys’ 800 in a time of two minutes and 5.5 seconds, relegating Manila teammate John Lester Vidal to runner-up honors (2:06.6). Quezon City’s Nigel Adrian Ganzon took third (2:10.1).

A veteran of the 2012 Batang Pinoy National Games, Amarga clocked 2:26.26 in handily winning the gold, Pasig’s Marie Canton settled for silver (2:35.2) and Alme Padillo Taguig-Pateros (2:38.0) bagged the bronze in the meet hosted by Parañaque.


Markina’s Ervin John Arroyo and (2:27.6) and Maria Amte Villanueva of Manila (2:45.2) were topnotchers in the elementary boys’ and girls’ divisions of the 400-meter run.

Over at Rizal Memorial pool, Parañaque bet and 2014 Palarong Pambansa double gold medalist Seth Isaak Martin were among the early winners in the boys’ elementary 100-meter backstroke in 1:07.34.

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TAGS: Batang Pinoy, Manila, Marikina Sports Park, NCR, Palarong Pambansa, Philippines, Seth Isaak Martin, Sports

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