By Marian Gladys Baring, Asst Sports Ed
Mike Jerome Limpag, Sports Ed
Malazarte, a sprinter, skipped his graduation just so he could represent the city and UC in the provincial meet.
Malazarte’s sacrifice did not go to waste as he went on to win the gold medal in the boys 1,500 meter run at the Governor Mariano Perdices Memorial Coliseum tracks.
Not only was it a gold medal finish, it was a record-breaking feat, although a personal record, Malazarte surpassed his best time of four minutes and 28 seconds by two seconds.
“This is my way of giving back to my school, who had offered me a scholarship. I also want to qualify for the Palarong Pambansa. This is my last chance to do so,” he said...