Marylyn Avila - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Marylyn Avila


Getting acquainted with the Palarong Pambansa

Apr 20, 2014 - 3:38 PM

The Palarong Pambansa is the nation s stage for tomorrow s sports heroes With Palaro 2014 rapidly approaching Levi Verora captures the spirit of competition in this piece

RECORDS WILL FALL. Two young women run their hearts out at Palarong Pambansa 2013. Photo by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler

Marylyn Avila, the runner who fell down and stood even taller

Mar 23, 2014 - 4:30 AM

Taguig native Marylyn Avila had to overcome more hurdles than she bargained for at last year s Palarong Pambansa Not only did she clear them she soared higher than she could ve anticipated

RUN MARYLYN RUN. Former Palarong Pambansa gold medalist and current FEU track star Marylyn Avila at the UAAP closing ceremonies last week. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sports in 2013: Stories of resiliency

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Misfortunes struck comebacks were mounted and history was made in the last 365 days Look back on the biggest sports stories

The fall and rise of Marylyn Avila

Apr 25, 2013 - 10:01 AM

Marylyn Avila overcame an opening day defeat to fulfill her dream of winning a Palaro gold medal

Pain and glory

Apr 24, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Experienced athletes know that perseverance means a winning attitude and sometimes even a medal

HOURS TO MINUTES. Athletes prepare to show what hours of training can prove in minutes. Photo by Devon Wong