Published in Sun Star Newspaper on August 27, 2012 Monday issue
by Marian C. Baring, Staff Writer
Mike Limpag, Sports Editor
... Meanwhile, another athlete who aims more than just a gold medal is IloIlo’s golden girl Joneza Mie Sustituedo, who claimed her second gold yesterday in the 800-meter run in 2:29.07.
Sustituedo’s time may not be her best and she blames her spike shoes for it.
“Nag pa- paa lang kasi ako nuon. Ngayon kailangan na magspike shoes. Kailangan pa mag adjust,” said Sustituedo, who holds Palarong Pambansa record and has represented the country in the Asean School Games in Indonesia.
The achiever that she is, the youngster from Iloilo is not contented in resting on her laurels. She still has one more event today. Late yesterday, she approached an official and asked for the standing record in the 3,000-meter run--her last and final event.
“Sana ma break ko yung record,” said Sustituedo... Read more