IN PHOTOS: Archery, swimming, wrestling in Day 2 of #Palaro2016

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IN PHOTOS: Archery, swimming, wrestling in Day 2 of #Palaro2016
An action-packed Day 2 sees host Albay raising the curtain on the swimming competitions

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Archers, tankers and wrestlers slugged it out on Day 2 of the 2016 Palarong Pambansa on Tuesday, April 12 in this city.

An action-packed day saw host Albay raising the curtain on the swimming competition with NCR raking in 7 gold medals, while wrestlers left it all out on the mat in the first day of competitions.

Athletics, boxing, and football action continued as well. (READ: NCR maintains lead as Caraga, Mimaropa struggle)

Calabarzon’s Jerick Mendoza broke an 18-year record in elementary boys javelin throw, notching a distance of 57.50 meters, smashing Jonah Robles’ 51.88 meters in 1998.

See some of the scenes from Day 2 of Palaro below.

ON THE MAT. Wrestlers grapple on the mat during a match. Photo by Roy Secretario/ Rappler

KEEP SWIMMING. A SPED swimmer pushes through the water. Photo by Roy Secretario/ Rappler

IN TEARS. 3,000-meter steeplechase silver medalist Germar Marcelo from DAVRAA cries and is comforted by her mom. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

RECORD BREAKER. Calabarzon's Jerick Mendoza, 13, of Balibago Elementary School smashes the elementary boys javelin throw record with a 57.50-meter distance. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

RELEASE. An archer releases her arrow in competition. Photo by Roy Secretario/ Rappler

PUSH. Steeplechase winner James Darrel Alcantara (R) from Bulacan (CLARAA) and second runner-up Germar Marcelo from Digos City (DAVRAA). Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

SPRINT. A SPED runner races on. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler


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