The Best and Most Disappointing Track & Field 2011, and with thanks to 350,000

>> December 31, 2011

There are always articles highlighting the best sporting moments (sort of) at the end of a year to wrap up the year as I did in 2010 (an article which was linked as "top post" by the track and field news)/

This year is a bit different., for this year 2011, opted to thank all the visitors who totalled 350,000 visits during the 2011. Indeed, a good improvement of the website. As always, I wish you all the very best whatever you dreamed and targeted next year.

Website... the best way to keep up the content and improve on some other parts is sharing your thought. Maybe you should consider to be a guest blogger during next years? or at least to provide materials (athletics results, sports news, track and field training tips and so on?), which would definitely benefit  the readers for their uses in their training, etc.

"Sharing" a non-article related thing is also very useful, because the spirit of "sharing" good contents in the future might be more easier; in this case, please consider a donation.

Finally, here is my take on the best and most disappointing (simultaneously) scene of athletics in the 2011: 
  • I picked the IAAF World Championship's 4x100m men final, where Jamaica team (Nesta Carter 9.78, Michael Frater 9.88, Yohan Blake 9.82, Usain Bolt 9.58), once again (even without Asafa Powell) eclipsed the World record 37.10s set by this country in 2008 Olympics in Beijing, with a new WR mark of 37.04s. 
  • Most disappointing: The United States, Trinidad and Tobago, and Great Britain were declared "Did Not Finish", ironically not because of baton's bloopers or issues but the sprinters collided between each other. The video below will reveal full story.

France team, former WR team (1990), strengthened by Christophe Lemaitre and Jimmy Vicaut, taking home the silver medal. 

Comeback from retirement, Kim Collins who made a surprise of winning bronze in the 100m  in 2003 world championships, once again helping his country Saint Kitts and Nevis winning the Bronze.


Malaysian Athletics Results No 10, 2011

>> December 30, 2011

Malaysian Athletics Results 2011-10
By Jad Adrian (ATFS statistician)

11-12 November 2011: Kejohanan Sukan Mahasiswa Borneo / Borneo Student Games SUKMAB
Participants from universities, collegues, polytechnics, and teaching institutions of three countries of Borneo (Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei); Below is the best results;

100m (11): 1, Mohamad Afif Zulhusmi Alet 10.7;
400m (11): 1, Pang Tsun Kuo 50.9;
110mh (11): 1, Ngu Chee Yan 15.4;
400mh (12): 1, Eldy Sham Elron 56.3;
L J (12): 1, Irwin Maulana INA 7.14;
T J (11): 1, Irwin Maulana INA 14.88;
D T (12): 1, Wong Leh Huat 35.33;

100 H (11): 1, Felnidiah Lok Lassim 16.1;

12-16 November 2011: 26th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, at Palembang Indonesia
National Team bagged 6 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze. Below is result of Malaysian athletes;

100m (12) /+2.1: 6, Mohd Noor Imran A.Hadi 10.55w (& 3h2, 10.73); 2h1 Ambrose Jilom 10.78  (final-injured)
200m (14) / +1.7: 6, Mohd Noor Imran A.Hadi 21.64 (& 3h2, 22.28 -1.4); 7, Mohd Ikhwan Nor  21.72 (& 4h1, 22.48 -1.4);
800m (15): -, Mohd Jironi Riduan DNF-Injured
1500m (13): -, Mohd Jironi Riduan Dqed (finished in 3rd, subsequently disqulified);
5000m (15): 9, Nik Fakaruddin Ismail 15:34.62;
3000m St (12): 8, Ahmad Luth Hamizan 9:31.22; 11, Jayamaran Karthik 9:51.53;
110mh (13)/+0.7: 2, Rayzam Shah Wan Sofian 13.86 (2h1, 14.76 -0.6); 3, Mohd Robani Hassan 14.14 (1h2, 14.24 nwi);
400mh (15): 5, Muhamad Firdaus Mazalan 52.57 =NJR (3s1, 52.87 on 14.11);
H J (14): 1, Lee Hup Wei 2.15; 4, Ahmad Najwan Aqra 2.08;
T J (15): 4, Mohd Hakimi Ismail 15.92 -0.3;
S P (13): 2, Adi Alifuddin Hussin 17.53 NR;
H T (14): 3, Jackie Wong Siew Cheer 57.04;
20km W (13): 1, Lo Choon Sieng 1:32:34; 4, Teoh Boon Lim 1:29:27;
4x100m (15): 3, National Team (Mohd Zabidi Ghazali, Mohd Ikhwan Nor, Mohd Azhar Ismail, M. Noor Imran A. Hadi) 40.41;
4x400m (14): 1, National Team (S.Kannathasan, P.Yuvaaraj, Schzuan A.Rosely, M.Yunus Lasaleh) 3:10.49;

100m (12)/+1.7: 5, Nurul Sarah Abdul Kadir 11.86; 8, Norjannah Hafiszah Jamaluddin 12.03;
200m (14)/+1.4: 5, Nurul Sarah Abdul Kadir 24.42 (3s2, 24.99); 5s1, Norjannah Hafiszah Jamaluddin 25.80 (did not advance);
800m (15): 5, K.Ganthimathi 2:12.31;
3000m St (12): 4, Melinder Kaur 11:32.49;
100mh (13)/+0.7: 7, Raja Nursheena Raja Azhar 14.22 (4h2, 14.40 nwi);
400mh (15): 1, Noraseela Mohd Khalid 57.41 (4th Gold in SEAG);
P V (15): 1, Roslinda Samsu 4.20 (SEAG Record/4th Gold in SEAG);
L J (12): 7, Nurul Fatimatul Zahrah Awang 5.97 +0.9;
D T (15): 6, Yap Jeng Tzan 41.84;
H T (12): 1, Tan Song Hwa 55.15 (2nd Gold in SEAG);
20km Walk (13): 4, Yuan Yu Fang 1:48:29; 7, Norliana Mohd Rosni 2:03:42;
4x100m (15): 4, National Team (Yee Yi Ling, Nurul Sarah Abdul Kadir, Norjannah Hafiszah Jamaluddin, Zaidatul Husna Zulkifli) 45.46;

26 November 2011: Pesta Olahraga MSNJ-NJAC Ke-3, 2011 /
3rd MSNJ-NJAC Athletics Meet 2011
Note: Hand times, no wind gauge.

Senior Men
100m: 1, Mohd Amiruddin Jamal SIN 10.7; 2, Hisyam Alias 10.8 (10.79); 3, Mohd
Shahmimi Azmi 11.1; 4, Cyrus Krishnan 11.2; 5, Izwan Firdaus Hanif SIN 11.2;

Sf: 1s2, Hisham Alias 10.5 (10.42); 2s2, Mohd Shahmimi Azmi 10.8; 3s2, Izwan Firdaus
Hanif SIN 11.1;

Junior Men
100m: 1, Muhamad Amirul Mukimin 11.1; 2, Hasyirin Amir Hamdan 11.1;
400m: 1, Badrus Hisham (Mal)  50.4;
J T (w?): 1, Muhammad Hafizi 51.87;

Under 15 Boys
100m: 1, Muhammad Shukur Md Jani MAL 11.2;
Sf: 1s2, Muhammad Shukur Md Jani 11.2; 1s3, Muhammad Azam Masri 11.2;

Senior Women
100m: 1, Chew Hui Lian 12.4; 2, Nurul Atiqah Awang 12.5;
400m: 1, Nurul Assikin Rasid 60.8; 2, Nurul Faezah Asma 62.0;
L J: 1, Nurul Fatimatul Zahrah Awang 5.73;
J T: 1, Nur Fathin Adibah Suharman TER 36.48; 2, Siti Nur Nadia Mohd Osman JOH

27 November 2011: Nike 10km Run

Men 25 and above
1, Solomon Kipkemboi KEN 32:09.42; 2, Japhet Kimeli Maiyo KEN 33:27.96; 3, Philip Chirchir Lagat KEN 34:09.41

Men Below 25
1, Paul Kimani Wambui KEN 32:17.80; 2, Noah Kiprotich KEN 35:45.04; 3, Amirul Syazwan Samad MAS 36:43.41

Women 25 and above
1, Esther Wambui Karni KEN 38:00.21; 2, Yuan Yu Fang MAS 38:06.46; 3, Samivellu Sheela MAS 40:28.04

Women below 25
1, Yucabeth Chelangat Bore KEN 38:24.19; 2, Goh Li Ting MAS 48:16.07; 3, Nurul Fadzilah Razman MAS 49:59.49;

04 December 2011: Half Marathon Across 3 States (Penang-Perak-Kedah)

1, David Mutai KEN 1:18:38; 2, Ow Yong Jin Kuang 1:21:04; 3, Mohd Faizul Mohaieddin 1:21:33;

1, Sarah Sulaiman Ch’ng 1:31:20; 2, Sunny Ng Sun Nee 1:46:34

*Start/Finish = Nibong Tebal, Penang

04 December 2011: Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

Men / Half Marathon
7, Fabian Osmond Daimon 1:19:37 (1st Veteran);

08-10 December 2011: 4th Borneo Games / Sukan Borneo 2011

100m (08): 1, Ambrose Jilom 10.5; 2, Sebastian Lee Azcona  10.7;
400m (08): 2, Anchois Aron 50.4;
H T (??): 1, Jackie Wong Siew Cheer  53.31;

10 December 2011: 2nd Melaka International 12-Hour Walk
One lap of course equates 1 km. DQ in a lap means the lap would not be counted as part of overall distance/km covered. Actual time and total distance (km) are shown in bracket. Following are the winners and fastest performers at 50km.;

12 hour Walk
1, Eng Hup Boh MAS 94km (11:57:35 96km); 2, Malek Redone Herberto MAS 90km (11:56.43 91km); 3, Wan Arif Wan Husain MAS 90km (11:57:07);

50km Walk
1, Barathithasen Anipoobarathi MAS 6:00:04; 2, Eng Hup Boh MAS 6:01:01; 3, Edmund Sim SIN 6:02:44; 4, Wan Arif Wan Husain MAS 6:07:53; 5, Yow Kang Huat SIN 6:15:05;

12 hour walk
1, Song Ghee Chee MAS 84km (12:02:37); 2, So Kit-Sum HKG 82km (11:52:35); 3, Lau Fung-Ling HKG 80km (11:57:10);

50km Walk
1, Song Gie Chee MAS 6:19:07; 2, So Kit-Sum HKG 6:59:34; 3, Norazilah Osman MAS 7:07:13; 4, Wong Siew Leng MAS 7:12:30; 5, Chan Yee Hung HKG 7:18:19;

11 December 2011: 2nd Penang Veteran Athletics Association (PVAA) 10km

1, Sarah Sulaiman Ch’ng 41:26;

17-18 December 2011: 1st Kinabalu International Games / Weekly Relay Grand Final
note: NWI

100m (17): 1, Jesley Justin 11.02 (1s1 10.6); 2, Rayzam Shah W.S 11.04; 3, Asif Farhan 11.06 (1s2 10.6).
400m (17) 1, Anchoit Aron 50.24.
LJ (18): 1, Cammilus David 6.91.


Track and Field Athletics Results from ASIAN Countries

>> December 29, 2011

Results from ASIA  (2016 season)
  • Encompasses results of the track and field, road racing, ultra running, and cross country as compiled by Germany's Heinrich Hubbeling (Asian AA, IAAF, ATFS Statistician).
  • Very deep results from Asian countries (except Japan & China) with statistical remarks such as new NR and NJR. Results (saved in .doc format) will be sent to subscribers by email.

Heinrich Hubbeling, Vreden Germany.
Subscription rate: USD 25.00 per year  (30-35 reports/year  in doc format)
Payment: International money order (IMO).

NOTE: if you have problem with IMO, you can send payment by credit and debit card or PayPal, with additional fee of USD 2.00 (total USD 27.00). Send message to this email ( and further instruction will be given. You will receive all results from Heinrich Hubbeling by email (and NOT from myself)

Results from ASIA 2011 - 15
Results from ASIA 2015 - 10
Results from ASIA 2015 - 18
Results from ASIA 2015 - 25

School down


Inter-City Athletics Championships / 02. – 03.07.2011

3rd ASEAN School Games / 02. – 04.07.2011
SEA GAMES Trials for Discus Throwers / 29.06.2011
SAA Track & Field Meeting / 16.07.2011

Selangor Open Champs at Kuala Lumpur / 02. – 03.07.2011
Selangor Junior Champs at Kuala Lumpur / 25. – 26.06.2011
National University Championships at Serdang / 21. – 23.06.2011

Porwil Sumatera Champs at Johore Bahru & at Batam / 23. – 24 06.2011
Indonesian National Championships at Jakarta 

National Junior Men Championships at Mashad / 06. – 07.07.2011

International Pole Vault Meeting at Busan / 25.06.2011

National Youth Championships at Bishkek / 24. – 25.06.2011

National Championships at Dushanbe / 15. – 16.06.2011

National Meeting at Jamhour / 02.07.2011

-delayed results from different national competitions-

1st Round of National Athletics League at Diyagama / 08. – 09.04.2011
2nd Round at Diyagama / 08. – 09.05.2011
National Selection Meeting at Diyagama / 25.05.2011


Standard Chartered Marathon at Kuala Lumpur / 26.06.2011
International Race Running at Ipoh / 03.07.2011

International Marathon at Dili / 18.06.2011


ASIAN Schools Cross Country Champs at Ulanbaatar / 25.06.2011


Tribute: Florence Griffith Joyner Flo-Jo (1959 - 1998)

>> December 21, 2011

21 December 1959           :   52 years ago today, Florence Griffith-Joyner (Flo-Jo) the greatest female sprinter of all-time was born. Quick fact, Flo-Jo set the still standing current world records in 100m (10.49s) and 200m (21.34s) which both are widely regarded as the "most impossible world records" ever created in the World of sports. In fact, at the time, the times were faster than MEN's National records of more than half of the countries in the World. At the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, she won 3 gold medals and one silver.


100 Metres
She has produced an astonishing performance of 10.49s (0.0m/s) in the 100m following an exceptionally beautiful run during the U.S Olympic Trials. The commentators said, "10.49 wind aided... wait a minute... the wind was... within the legal limit, ahhh cannot be, no one can run that fast..." She won the Olympic 100m title from the 1988 Games, clocking 10.54w in the final, leaving the nearest rival by 0.30s despite of "shutting down" at half of the race where she started smiling and just run through to the line. Five legal-fastest time;

1)          10.49     Indianapolis     U.S Olympic Trials
2)          10.61     Indianapolis     U.S Olympic Trials
3)          10.62     Seoul               Olympic Games
4)          10.70     Seoul               U.S Olympic Trials
5)          10.88     Seoul               Olympic Games
+ non-legal (wind assisted)
1)          10.54     Seoul               Olympic Games
2)          10.60     Indianapolis     U.S Olympic Trials
3)          10.70     Seoul               Olympic Games

Close behind is USA's Camelita Jeter, 10.64s, 2009.

200 Metres
Before 1988, she won  two 200m silver medals from major events, at the Olympic Games (1984 / 22.04s) and World championships (1987 / 21.96s). In 1988, she smashed her personal record four times, including two WR. The new record first set during the Round 1of Olympic Trials (21.90s), and then improved on the mark to 21.77s in the QF,  before clocking 21.85s in the finals. About 9 weeks later, at the Olympic Games she lowered the PR to 21.76s in the QF, again in SF with a time of 21.56s (WR,OR), and once again in the final with an incredible 21.34s (WR,OR).

Nearest behind is USA's Marion Jones, 21.62, 1998

Flo-Jo won the 4x100m gold medals in the World championships (1987) and Olympic Games (1988). Most admired was her run in the 4x400m at the 1988 Olympics, which was held after her 100m (four times), 200m (four times) and 4x100m (two times). She was impressively pushed the 400m specialist Olga Bryzgina of Soviet Union (World and Olympic 400m champion) until the line and clocked a split time of 48.1s (video on you tube).

Life and Retirement 
In 1987, she married to Al-Joyner the 1984 Olympic triple jump champion, who is the brother to the world greatest all-round female athlete, Jackie Joyner Kersee, whose husband is Bob Kersee, the coach of Flo-Jo prior 1988, before replaced by Al-Joyner.

In 1989,  at age of (turning) 30 and less than a year after the great show in Seoul, she announced her retirement from athletics as an athlete. She was said to be the coach to her husband in a while.

On September 21, 1998, she was found unresponsive and not breathing by husband, was sent to hospital, and then pronounced dead. It was later specified as unexpected heart attack during sleep. She was 37 years old.

Florence Griffith Tribute - Seoul 1988

Florence Griffith 100m World Records 10.49s WR, Indianapolis,  16 July 1988

Florence Griffith 100m (10.54w- WR, 0R), 1988 Seoul Olympics

Florence Griffith 200m, 1988 Seoul Olympics


Success of an Athletics Coach: Indepth Review of the Effects of Certification on Asian sprinting

>> December 08, 2011

This article is guest blogged by Sam Goldberg, one of the top decathletes in the United States in 1970's, coach track and field since 1970's, and a head coach of decathlon's 100m, 400m, 110mh and 1500m events at America's National Decathlon Training Centre.


I would like to preface my qualifications as a coach for TPE's sprinters with comments from the IOC's Dr. Tim Noakes, a founding member of the International Olympic's committee's Olympic Science Academy”, fellow in the American College of Sports Medicne, Director of medical research council/UCT research unit of exercise science and sports medicine-Sports Science Institute of South Africa and South African National running coach. And, with the comments posted on the IAAF official website, by internationally known sport scientist and coach Professor Dave Costill.

The comments of these emminent sport scientists which follow emphasize the notion that successful coaching is ultimately more art than science, that correct scientific knowledge of athletic activities follows rather than leads correct practice and that scientific understanding is less valuable then successful performance established through successful practice. Thus both experts ultimately support selection of coaches with a history of successful practice over merely certified coaches .

Comments by Professor Dave Costill
October/2006 “Dave Costill, an emeritus professor and founding director of the Human Performance Lab at Ball State University, where many of the top exercise physiologists in the US got their early training: “Coaching...a mix of art and science. As Costill once said the sports scientists usually discover what coaches already have figured out from years of trial and error in training athletes”. “said Costill, who was both a coach and a scientist during his career, and science usually lags behind art in understanding or discovering the keys to human performance” “So, while the secrets of sporting ability may be eventually explained in the laboratory, they are usually discovered during the time coaches and athletes train to improve their times, pushing the limits of human performances (Jim Ferstle for the IAAF)

Comments by Dr. Tim Noakes:
4/28/2008 “As an Afrian from the Dark Continent with an interest in Kenyan running I am able to confrim that there is not a single exercise testing laboratory in Kenya that is used by the best athletes and their coaches. Thus the best runners in the world do not have access to laboratory testing(at least while they remain in Kenya) so that they are not trained according to some laboratory-based protocols” “Could it be that their coaches know that to be the best in the world an athlete needs to run at a certain speed in competition(not a particular V02 Max or blood lactate concentration) and to achieve that speed he or she need to produce certain performances in training” “Great coaches should no be defined by their ability to produce one or two great athletes, rather they should be rated by their ability to produce many great athletes over many years”.

Asian championships 2011: Su Bingtian (L, 10.21), Eriguchi (C, 10.28)

(Under Certification From 2009 Through The End of 2011)

A.) Introduction of Certified Sprint Coaches into Asian Athletic Associations Since 2004

Since early 2000, while the call from Asia's national associations for the hiring of certified sprint coaches gradually increased, utilization of previously successful non-certified coaches began to be phased out most notably in China, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the number and authority of active certified sprint coaches both domestic and foreign have continued to rapidly increase and take control of training procedures in China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

B.) Results of Certification on Asian 100m sprint performances (2009-2011)

From 2010 thru 2011, 92% of all men's 4x100Relay team members from Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan posted slower annual 100m times compared to their 2009 times;
a.) Of 20 individual sprinters only 1 PB posted since 2009.(Ka Fund NG/Hong Kong /2011).
b.) Of 20 individual sprinters only 1 tied his 2009 PB (Wen-Tang Wang/TPE/2010-2011).
c.) Of 20 individual sprinters 18 or (92%) continually ran slower then their 2009 performances.
d.) Of 20 individual sprinters most continually ran between 2/10th to 1/10th slower then their 2009 time.

From 2010 thru 2011, 80% of all top 2 ranked Open men's 100 m sprinters from Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan posted slower annual 100m times compared to their 2009 times;
a.) Of 10 individual sprinters only 2 posted improvement over their 2009 PB's.
b.) Kowatsura, (Japan) posted a 5/100th improvement over his 2009 PB (10.35 to 10.30).
c.) Kotani, (Japan) posted an 8/100th improvement over his 2009 PB (10.28 to 10.36).
d.) Of 10 individual sprinters 8 or (80%) continually ran slower then their 2009 times.
e.) Of 10 individual sprinters most continually ran between 2/10th to 1/10th slower then their 2009 time.

All results are based on reviews from both the
a.) Official (athlete bio's)website and
b.) “” website

C) Conclusion

The question arises as to the practicle value of selecting and employing coaches who receive certification without the need to successfully produces high powered athletes and results as a requirement for certification over successful coaches with proven results with or without certification.

It should be remembered that the American coaches who originally created the vast majority of the current material used to establish certification on sprinting, both inside and outside of America, possessed no such certification beyond their own successful coaching experiences and perhaps their traditional US college educations. Thus their expertise was almost solely developed as Prof. Costill mentioned “during the time coaches and athletes train to improve their times, pushing the limits of human performances”.

*photo by Yohei Kamiyama / Agence Shot


SEA Games: Complete Athletics Video (Men Events)

>> November 24, 2011

26th SEA Games, Palembang 2011: Athletics Videos - MEN EVENTS
Women events click here
SEA Games Athletics Report click here (PDF)
SEA Games Articles click here

100m Men Final + Slow Motion (fast forward 2:40), other versions here

1 FRANKLIN RAMSES BURUMI Indonesia 10.37 Gold
2 YEO FOO EE GARY Singapore 10.46 Silver
3 WACHARA SONDEE Thailand 10.47 Bronze
4 FADLIN Indonesia 10.51
5 SUPPACHAI CHIMDEE Thailand 10.53
6 MOHAMMAD NOOR IMRA Malaysia 10.55
7 PIN WANHAEP Cambodia 10.91
8 AMBROSE ANAK JILOM Malaysia 76.31

200m Men Final  (other version here)

1 FRANKLIN RAMSES BURUMI Indonesia 20.93 Gold
2 SUPPACHAI CHIMDEE Thailand 21.05 Silver
3 SOMPOTE SUWANNARANGSRI Thailand 21.46 Bronze
4 FERNANDO LUMAIN Indonesia 21.47
5 LEE CHENG WEI Singapore 21.6
7 MOHD IKHWAN NOR Malaysia 21.72
8 CALVIN KANG LI LOONG Singapore 21.95

400m Men Final

1 HERU ASTRIYANTO Indonesia 47.53 Gold
2 ARCHAND CHRISTIAN BAGSIT Philippines 47.71 Silver
3 YAKOBUS Indonesia 47.97 Bronze
4 NG CHIN HUI Singapore 48.37
5 JULIUS NIERRAS Philippines 48.62
6 ARNON JAIAREE Thailand 49.01
7 ZAW LWIN HTOO Myanmar 49.66

800m Men Final

1 DUONG VAN THAI Vietnam 01:49.42 Gold
2 MERVIN M. GUARTE Philippines 01:50.69 Silver
3 ABDUL HARIS Indonesia 01:51.28 Bronze
4 WATCHARIN WAEKACHI Thailand 01:51.45
5 KIENG SAMORN Cambodia 01:53.17
6 EDGARDO G ALEJAN J Philippines 01:53.39
7 THET ZAW WIN Myanmar 01:55.29
8 SRIKHARIN WANNASA Thailand 01:55.59
9 RIDWAN Indonesia 01:57.39
10 NGUYEN DINH CUONG Vietnam 02:15.33

5000m Men Final

1 AGUS P Indonesia 14:10.01 Gold
2 JAUHARI J Indonesia 14:35.98 Silver
3 NGUYEN VAN LAI Vietnam 14:41.30 Bronze
4 BOONTHUNG SRI SUNG Thailand 14:50.63
5 SAN NAING Myanmar 15:22.67
6 JULIUS S SERMONA Philippines 15:23.75
7 RAMOS Timor Leste 15:27.54
8 THEIN HLAING OO Myanmar 15:34.03

10000m Men Final

1 AGUS PRAYOGO Indonesia 30:10.43 Gold
2 JAUHARI JOHAN Indonesia 30:43.62 Silver
3 NGUYEN VAN LAI Vietnam 31:22.20 Bronze
4 BOONTHUNG SRI SUNG Thailand 31:31.61
5 JULIUS SERMONA Philippines 32:25.14
6 RAMOS Timor Leste 32:40.94
7 SAN NAING Myanmar 33:34.52
8 THEIN HLAING OO Myanmar 33:34.63

Marathon Men (& women) Final

1 YAHUZA Indonesia 2:27.45 Gold
2 ERIC SEGOVIA PANIQUE Philippines 2:28.26 Silver
3 EDUARDO BANAJERA BUENAVISTA Philippines 2:29.09 Bronze
4 NIKOLAS ALBINUS SILA Indonesia 2:30.25  
5 TAKIZAKI KUNIAKI Cambodia 2:37.39  
6 ZEFERINO GUTERRES Timor Leste 2:38.11  
7 AMNUAY TONGMIT Thailand 2:39.02  
8 PATRICK Myanmar 2:48.26  
9 KYI MIN SOE Myanmar 3:07.03  

3000m Steeplechase Men Final

1 RENE HERRERA Philippines 8:52.23 Gold
2 MUHAMMAD AL QURAISY Indonesia 8:55.91 Silver
3 NGUYEN DANG DUC BA Vietnam 8:57.88 Bronze
4 NGUYEN VAN LY Vietnam 9:09.66
5 HERNANI SORE Philippines 9:19.05
6 YOGI TRIONO Indonesia 9:26.39
7 PATIKARN PECHSRICH Thailand 9:27.16
8 AHMAD LUTH BIN HAMIZAN Malaysia 9:31.22
9 SANCHAI NAMKHET Thailand 9:42.97
11 JAYAMARAN KARTHIK Malaysia 9:51.53
12 RIBEIRO Timor Leste 10:01.60 13
--SOE NAING WIN Myanmar 10:03.16 14
--CHAN MYAYE AUNG Myanmar 10:13.01

110m Hurdles Men Final

1 JAMRAS RITTIDET Thailand 13.77 Gold (NR, GR)
2 RAYZAM SHAH WAN SO Malaysia 13.86 Silver
3 MOHD ROBANI HASAAN Malaysia 14.14 Bronze
4 NGUYEN NGOC QUANG Vietnam 14.19 (NR)
6 PATRICK SACRO UNSO Philippines 14.58 (NR)
7 VO VAN HUNG Vietnam 14.74
8 RIO M Indonesia 15.00

400m Hurdles Final

1 DAO XUAN CUONG Vietnam 51.45 Gold (NR)
2 NARONGDECH JANJAI Thailand 51.60 Silver
3 ANDRIAN Indonesia 51.70 Bronze
4 JUNREY BANO Philippines 51.75
5 MUHAMAD FIRDAUS Malaysia 52.57
6 VU VAN TINH Vietnam 52.95
7 RIO PRASETYO Indonesia 53.83
8 MUHAMMAD ZAKI SAPARI Singapore 54.51

High Jump Men Final

1 LEE HUP WEI Malaysia 2.15 Gold
2 PRAMOTE PUMURAI Thailand 2.12 Silver
3 NGUYEN DUY BANG Vietnam 2.08 Bronze
4 DAO VAN THUY Vietnam 2.08
5 AHMAD NAJWAN AQRA Malaysia 2.08
6 TORLARP SUDJUNTA Thailand 2.04
7 SYAHRIAL Indonesia 2.04
8 ANDRE DERMAWAN Indonesia 2.00

Pole Vault Men Final

2 SOMPONG SAOMBANKUAN Thailand 5.00 Silver
3 CHONG MING XUN Singapore 4.70 Bronze
4 HENRI SETIAWAN Indonesia 4.70
5 NGUYEN VAN HUE Vietnam 4.60
6 TUN TUN LIN Myanmar 4.40

Long Jump Men Final

2 HENRY CLARIDAD DAGMIL Philippines 7.78m Silver
3 BENIGNO MARAYAG Philippines 7.61m Bronze
4 NGUYEN VAN MUA Vietnam 7.55m
6 ASRIL ABDULLAH Indonesia 7.31m

Triple Jump Men Final

1 THEERAYUT PHILAKONG Thailand 16.43 Gold
2 NGUYEN VAN HUNG Vietnam 16.39 Silver
3 VARUNYOO KONGNIL Thailand 16.14 Bronze
4 MUHAMMAD HAKIMI IS Malaysia 15.92
5 STEFAN TSENG Singapore 15.72
6 HENRY C DAGMIL Philippines 15.65
7 NGUYEN MANH HIEU Vietnam 15.54
8 ASRIL A Indonesia 15.09
9 BENIGNO MARAYAG Philippines 14.94

Discus Throw Men Final

1 JAMES WONG TUCK YIM Singapore 51.32m Gold
2 HERMANTO Indonesia 50.56m Silver
3 KWANCHAI NUMSOMBOO Thailand 50.28m Bronze
4 SATHAPORN KAJORN Thailand 41.99m
5 GUNTUR W A Indonesia 40.10m

Javelin Men Final

1 NGUYEN TRUONG GIAN Vietnam 69.07 Gold
2 NONTACH PALANUPAT Thailand 68.87 Silver
3 DANILO G FRESNIDO Philippines 66.27 Bronze
4 HUSSADIN RODMANEE Thailand 64.58
5 RUSMANTO Indonesia 64.11
6 NASRUN SIBELA Indonesia 62.29

4x100m Men Final

1 Indonesia 39.91 (.905) Gold
2 Singapore 39.91 (.909) Silver
3 Malaysia 40.41 Bronze
4 Thailand 40.44

4x400m Men Final (fast forward 4:40)

1 Malaysia 03:10.49 Gold
2 Philippines 303:11.16 Silver
3 Thailand 03:14.90 Bronze
4 Singapore 03:18.50
5 Indonesia 03:20.18
--Myanmar DQ

Women events click here
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Complete Athletics Video (Women Events) - 26th SEA Games, Palembang 2011

26th SEA Games, Palembang 2011: Athletics Videos - WOMEN EVENTS
Men events click here
SEA Games Athletics Report click here (PDF)
SEA Games Articles click here

100m Women Final

1 SERAFI ANELIES UNANI Indonesia 11.69 Gold
2 NONGNUCH SANRAT Thailand 11.69 Silver
3 VU THI HUONG Vietnam 11.73 Bronze
4 NEERANUCH KLOMDEE Thailand 11.84
5 NURUL SARAH ABDUL Malaysia 11.86
6 NURUL IMANIAR Indonesin 11.87
7 LE NGOC PHUONG Vietnam 11.89

200m Women Final

2 LE NGOC PHUONG Vietnam 24.01 Silver
3 VU THI HUONG Vietnam 24.06 Bronze
4 NEERANUCH KLOMDEE Thailand 24.11
5 NURUL SARAH ABDUL Malaysia 24.42
6 KAY KHAING LWIN Myanmar 24.52
7 TRI SETYO UTAMI Indonesia 24.53
8 ROSTINA Indonesia 24.99

400m Women Final

1 TREEWADEE YONGPHAN Thailand 54.13 Gold
2 NGUYEN THI THUY Vietnam 54.27 Silver
3 KAY KHINE LWIN Myanmar 55.28 Bronze
4 NGUYEN THI OANH Vietnam 55.36
5 SULASTRI Indonesia 55.93
7 NINING S Indonesia 56.56
8 YIN YIN KHINE Myanmar 57.24

800m Women Final

1 TRUONG THANH HANG Vietnam 02:02.65 Gold
2 DO THI THAO Vietnam 02:05.62 Silver
3 OLIVIA SADI Indonesia 02:08.41 Bronze
4 AYE AYE THAN Myanmar 02:10.84
5 GANTHI MANTHI KUMA Malaysia 02:12.31
6 NURAINUN PERANGIN Indonesia 02:22.49

5000m Women Final

1 TRIYANINGSIH Indonesia 16:06.37 Gold
2 PHYU WAR THET Myanmar 16:12.23 Silver
3 RINI BUDIARTI Indonesia 16:31.85 Bronze
4 KHIN MAR SE Myanmar 17:40.52
5 NGUYEN THI PHUONG Vietnam 17:41.52
6 JHO AN BANAYAG Philippines 17:46.60
7 WORAPHAN NUANSRI Thailand 17:53.05
8 MARQUITA Timor Leste 19:00.15
9 AMELIA Timor Leste 19:32.46
10 MALIVANH S. Lao PDR 19:44.36

Marathon Women (& men) Final

1 TRIYANINGSIH Indonesia 02:45.35 Gold
2 NI LAR SAN Myanmar 02:46.37 Silver
3 PHAM THI BINH Vietnam 02:48.43 Bronze
4 JHO AN BANAYAG Philippines 02:50.40
--QI HUI Singapore DNF

3000m Steeplechase Women Final

1 RINI BUDIARTI Indonesia 10:00.58 Gold
2 NGUYEN THI PHUONG Vietnam 10:04.42 Silver
3 YULIANINGSIH Indonesia 10:48.97 Bronze
4 MELINDER KAUR RAGB Malaysia 11:32.49
5 KHIN MAR SE Myanmar 12:46.63
6 MALIVANH S. Lao PDR 12:56.40

100m Hurdles Women Final

1 WALLAPA PUNSOONGNE Thailand 13.51 Gold
2 DEDEH E Indonesia 13.53 Silver
3 WASSANA WINATHO Thailand 13.77 Bronze
4 QCAO THI HANG Vietnam 13.85
5 SHEENA ATILANO Philippines 13.85
6 AGUSTINA B Indonesia 14.12
7 RAJA NURSHEENA B R Malaysia 14.22
8 BACH PHUONG THAO Vietnam 14.47

400m Hurdles Women Final

1 NORASEELA MOHD KHALID Malaysia 57.41 Gold
2 WASSANA WINATHO Thailand 58.97 Silver
3 VIERA M H Indonesia 59.64 Bronze
4 NGUYEN THI HUYEN Vietnam 59.73
5 NGUYEN THI OANH Vietnam 60.61
6 MARYATI Indonesia 61.6

High Jump Women Final

1 DUONG THI VIET ANH Vietnam 1.90 Gold
2 WANIDA BOONWAN Thailand 1.87 Silver
3 PHAM THI DIEM Vietnam 1.87 Bronze
5 IKA PUSPA DEWI Indonesia 1.65

Pole Vault Women Final

1 ROSLINDA SAMSU Malaysia 4.20 Gold (GR)
2 LE THI PHUONG Vietnam 4.20 Silver (GR)
3 NI PUTU DESI MARGAWATI M Indonesia 3.90 Bronze
4 RIEZEL R BUENAVENT Philippines 3.90

Long Jump Women Final

1 MARESTELLA TORRES Philippines 6.71m (NR, GR)
2 MARIA NATALIA LONDA Indonesia 6.47m (NR)
3, CATHERINE KAY SANTOS Philippines 6.25m

Triple Jump Women Final

1 TRAN HUE HOA Vietnam 13.76m Gold
2 MARIA NATALIA LONDA Indonesia 13.73m Silver
3 THITIMA MUANGJAN Thailand 13.64m Bronze
4 SIRADA SEECHAICHAN Thailand 13.18m

Shot Put Women Final

1 ZHANG GUI RONG Singapore 16.96 Gold
2 WAN LAY CHI Singapore 14.59 Silver
3 JUTHAPORN KRASAEYA Thailand 14.37 Bronze
4 SAWITRI THONGCHAO Thailand 13.74
5 DEWI LANTARI Indonesia 13.15
6 EKI F E Indonesia 13.08

Hammer Throw Women Final

1 TANG SONG HWA Malaysia 55.15m Gold
2 ROSE HERLINDA I Indonesia 51.95m Silver
3 LORALIE A. SERMONA Philippines 49.69m Bronze
4 SUNISA BOONPRASARN Thailand 47.68m
5 PANWAT GIMSRANG Thailand 47.36m

Javelin Women Final

1 NATTA NACHAN Thailand 48.80m Gold
2 ROSIE VILLARITO Philippines 47.35m Silver
3 SAOWALAK PETTONG Thailand 46.73m Bronze
4 BUI THI XUAN Vietnam 46.50m
5 DIAN KARTIKA SARI Indonesia 43.85m

4x100m Women Final

1 Thailand 44.40
2 Indonesia 45.00
3 Vietnam 45.12
4 Malaysia 45.46

4x400m Women Final

1 Thailand 3:41.35 Gold
2 Indonesia 3:44.65 Silver
3 Vietnam 3:45.03 Bronze
4 Myanmar 3:45.46
5 Singapore 3:54.57

Men events click here
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Tom Tellez' 100m Sprint Phases

>> November 22, 2011

The best sprinters in the world are not only the first to the finish lines but they also the best in terms of utilizing the best way of executing the sprint races. This is called racing strategy. The racing strategy relies on the specific requirement, that is the physiological parameters that governed the different sprint distances.

No one would ever sprint at maximum speed from the start to the finish line in the 100m dash. The top speed would be reached at 50 - 70m and from here the sprinters would attempt to maintain the velocity with the aim of reducing the degree of deceleration.

Several coaches have advocated different way or strategy of executing the century dash. In 1984, Tom Tellez and Doolittle detailed a breakdown of 100m race based on specific contributions of different physiological requirements, as follows:
  • Reaction Time - 1%
  • Block Clearance - 5%
  • Acceleration - 64%
  • Maintenance of Maximum Velocity - 22%
  • Lessened Degree of Deceleration - 18%

In sprint races, results are always decided by a small margin. Regardless of ability, if one wishes to maximise sprinting potential the training should focus on the phases (above) that entail specific phases or strategy. This will be discussed briefly, in a practical point of view.

Block Setup
  • Tellez and Doolittle suggest 90 degrees of front knee angle and 135 degrees of rear knee angle.
  • This can provide an effective clearance or the first step out of the block (due to a greater horizontal velocity).
  • Rearfoot placement using the pedal that provides lower degrees of rear knee angle (e.g. 90) may also provide a good clearance - but this requires a greater "timeframes", therefore the time to produce the horizontal velocity.
  • The later recommendations advocate 100-110 degrees and 120-140 degree of the front and rear knee angles, respectively.
Phase 1 - REACTION 
  • Quick reaction to the "gun"
  • To achieve this, "set position" should be in the best position that can yield an effective action during the next phase (clearance) - see above.
  • Ideal reaction times can range from 0.100 - 0.150s (100m), 0.130 - 0.180s (200m), and 0.160 - 0.230s (400m). A reaction time of less than 0.100 is considered false start.
  • Block setup, set position, and clearance are the integral keys to an efficient block clearance.
  • This phase requires an extremely fast and powerful first step out of the blocks, which demands quick arms "forward" and  "backward".
  • The contact time (first step) is around ~0.17s.
  • Horizontal velocity during the first step is around ~4.5 m/s.
  • The total force exerted on the front pedal is higher than the rear one (~1100 N vs ~900 N for ~10.6 sprinters).
  • Increase the rate of speed, increase over time. The first three steps can bring the average velocity up to 7m/s.
  • Body positioning that can allow an efficient force application is crucial.
  • The body is positioned in a forward lean, to enable force exertion "down" and "back".
  • Sprinters must aggressively attack and leave the ground.
  • The orientation of force application (technical aspect) that influences the horizontal velocity is crucial.
  • Fast and aggressive arm swings.
  • In top athletes, the average velocity will gradually increase to 12.5 m/s (or 12.3 m/s fo 10m segment), 11.7 - 11.8 m/s for most of world-class athletes. The maximum velocity phase is reached once the athlete achieves these velocities.
  • The point of maximum velocity depends on athlete's ability to accelerate.
  • The transition from acceleration to maximal velocity can be dictated by the velocity of speed; velocity increases (accelerate) and velocity stagnant (maximum speed).
  • The posture is upright and tall.
  • Leg movements in front of the body, little bit looks like the "piston" fashion.
  • The contact of the ground is slightly in front of the centre of mass, but not excessively as it can create braking force.
  • Effective changes of muscle actions, from eccentric (downwards) and concentric (upwards)  are crucial, to provide high force on the ground, in a minimal time (fast contact time), typically around 0.08-0.09 in top sprinters and 0.09-0.10 in lower level athletes, and followed by an immediate propulsion.
  • Once the maximum velocity is reached, it is important to maintain the velocity.
  • Carl Lewis said he was able to maintain the top speed for 1 second only (personal communication, Dec 2010).
  • Usain Bolt may be able to maintain it for 1-2 seconds.
  • Therefore, the speed endurance work, as well as technical skills, are important n order to lessen the degree of deceleration. 
What are the conclusions from here?
Giving a complete conclusion from a "short" article is not objective. However, there are things that must be taken into consideration. 

High level of strength (e.g. squat 1.8 - 2.5 bodyweight) can help the high force generation. Not only strength and how much force, but how much force you can produce during the minimal time of ground contact and use it for propulsion is important (rate of force development or reactive strength). Hence, maximal strength, reactive strength, explosive strength type workouts such as 4 sets x 3-5 reps x half squat, depth jump, bounding and so on is crucial. The upright body position (mid-race to finish) demands a very fast muscle actions (stretch-shortening cycle), where your maximum strength in deadlift may provide limited contribution but the specific work predominantly vertical force direction such as the power clean, snatch, backward throws, and reactive tasks such as drop jump are preferable. 



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