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Asian Games gold medals (1962 Jakarta: 100m, 200m at 4x100m relay

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Olympic appearances (1960 Rome at 1964 Tokyo)

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Unang Asian sprinter na sumungkit ng double gold sa sprint events sa kasaysayan ng Asian Games at unang Pinay na nanalo ng tatlong ginto sa Asian Games sa loob ng isang taon

Fast Facts

■ Filipino sprint legend

■ Asia's fastest woman noong early '60s

■ Bronze medalist, 1962 Asian Games shot put event

■ Nag-excel din sa pentathlon at discus throw

■ Nagtapos ng Management sa Far Eastern University

■ Nagsilbing consultant ng Philippine Sports Commission para sa national athletics team noong 1990s

■ Iniluklok sa PSC Hall of Fame noong 2016

■ Sumakabilang buhay noong Dec. 21, 2017. Siya ay 75.

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