IN PHOTOS: Student-athletes go all out in Day 1 of #Palaro2016

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IN PHOTOS: Student-athletes go all out in Day 1 of #Palaro2016
Student-athletes go all out in the first full day of competitions in athletics, basketball, gymnastics, softball and chess, among others

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Day 1 is in the books for the 2016 Palarong Pambansa here.

Student-athletes went all out in the first full day of competitions in athletics, basketball, gymnastics, softball and chess, among others.

This year’s very first gold medalist is 16-year-old Mia Meagey Niñura from Davao Region. She triumphed in the secondary girls 3,000-meter event and was only record-breaker for the day with a time of 10:03.4.

Check out some photos from the hard-fighting student-athletes on Day 1.

PALARO HOOPS. Central Luzon and Bicol Region battle but the host region falls, 83-79. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

GRACEFUL. Francine Angeline Parkison, 8, from the University of Visayas in Region 8 displays her grace during a floor exercise. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

GOLD. Ronald Lacson from Western Visayas bags gold in secondary boys javelin throw. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

GAME FACE. It's game face on for this student-athlete in shot put. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

STRENGTH. A student-athlete exudes strength in javelin throw. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

– Rappler.com

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