CASTRO, AQUINO, QUITUGUA MEDAL IN OCEANIA DAY 2

CASTRO, AQUINO, QUITUGUA MEDAL IN OCEANIA DAY 2

📅26 June 2014
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In Day 2 of the 2014 Oceania Area Championship in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, middle distance runner Napu Castro captured the silver medal in the 1500-meter event in a time of 4 minutes, 21.13 seconds. The Australian winner smoked the track in 3:54.55.

John Aquino was third in the junior 1500-meter event in a time of 4:14.76 behind two taller Australians. The winner’s time was 4:29.97.

Johnny Quitugua was a bronze medalist in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.55.

In the women’s 400 meter junior event, Raquel Walker came in fourth place at 60.94 seconds while Celine Amparo came in sixth at 62.68.

Pedro Aquiningoc was seventh in the men’s shot put juniors event with a throw of  10.53m.

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Napu Castro took silver in the men's 1500 meter event. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

Napu Castro took silver in the men’s 1500 meter event. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

 

With a distinct height disadvantage, Aquino stood at the podium with the silver alongside two Aussies. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

With a distinct height disadvantage, Aquino stood at the podium with the silver alongside two Aussies. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

Johnny Quitugua captured bronze in the 110 meter hurdles. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

Johnny Quitugua captured bronze in the 110 meter hurdles. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

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