SEA Games: Filipino sprinters Kayla, Kyla Richardson top heats | Inquirer Sports

SEA Games: Filipino sprinters Kayla, Kyla Richardson top heats

/ 12:41 PM May 14, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Kayla and Kyla Richardson and Aries Toledo had impressive starts in their respective heats hours before the final round of the 31st Southeast Asian Games their respective athletics events on Saturday at My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The Richardsons topped the heats of the women’s 200-meter, amid the gloomy weather.

Kayla clocked 23.87 in Heat 1, while Kyla finished 23.89 in Heat 2 as they brace for the final round on Saturday evening.


Ariel Toledo, Kayla & Kyla Richrdsons

It’s a gloomy weather here in Hanoi but our athletes gave bright performances as they took the lead in their respective heats.100m – Decathlon Heat 1Aries Toledo 10.84200m – heat 1Kayla 23.87200m – heat 1Kayla 23.87200m – heat 2Kyla 23.89Stay tuned for updates as they compete for the Final round. GO, Team Pilipinas Athletics!🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭#TeamPilipinasAthletics#31stSEAGames

Posted by Philippine Athletics Track And Field Association on Friday, May 13, 2022

Toledo also had a good start, tallying 10.84 in Decathlon Heat 1.

The Philippines has its hands full in Athletics as it competes in the men’s 1500 m, men’s javelin throw, women’s 5000m.


Richardson, a pinch hitter, has sprint queen potential

With solid roster, PH athletics is right on track

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