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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Charles Marelid – Trailblazer
Feb05

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Charles Marelid – Trailblazer

Charles Marelid Youngblood   Having accomplished scores of noteworthy milestones and bagged various medals in the world of athletics, Charles Marelid continues to make his mark and carve out a name for himself as one of the youngest, most esteemed short distance sprinters in the U.A.E. A student of the American Community School of Abu Dhabi, Charles balances studies with training, with most of his free time spent towards his...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – CHARLES MARELID – The Speedster
Nov11

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – CHARLES MARELID – The Speedster

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – CHARLES MARELID – The Speedster Charles Marelid Photo by Eros Goze for Illustrado Magazine At the tender age of 16, Filipino-Swedish sprinter Charles Marelid has already carved an indelible name as a premier athlete in the UAE. In April of 2015, he won five gold medals at Middle East and South Asia Athletics Conference in Doha, Qatar, breaking three records for the 100m/200m/400m...

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Track and Field Success: Filipino-Swede Junior Athlete Charles Marelid Bags 5 Golds at MESAC
Jul02

Track and Field Success: Filipino-Swede Junior Athlete Charles Marelid Bags 5 Golds at MESAC

Charles Marelid, a 15 year old student from American Community School of Abu Dhabi dominated the MESAC Track and Field competition in Doha, Qatar last April 23-25, 2015 bagging five gold medals and breaking records. A member of the American Community School Track and Field Junior Varsity Boys, he arrived on the morning of April 23 at American School of Doha to compete for three days on five events, mainly the 100m dash, 200m dash,...

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