Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

SPORTS

Triathletes target four SEAG golds

The Triathlon Association of the Philippines believes it can win as much as four out of seven gold medals at stake when Phnom Penh hosts the 32nd Southeast Asian Games in May next year.
“Their (athletes) performance now is based on train-to-compete or train-to-qualify and by January to April (next year), their training mode will switch to train-to-win gold in the SEA Games,” TRAP chief Tom Carrasco said.

“So out of seven events, we hope to win four. That’s my prediction,” Carrasco said after presiding over the 2022 National Duathlon Championship held over the weekend at the New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac.

Aside from the Philippines, eight other countries took part in the event that also serves as a screening to the Phnom Penh SEA Games.

National athlete Fernando Casares ruled the sprint distance men’s elite category, finishing the 5,000 (run)-2,000-(bike)-2,500 (run) race in 58 minutes and three seconds to beat fellow national team standout John Leerams Chicano (58.09) and Maynard Pecson (58.13).

In the distaff side, Raven Faith Alcoseba of Cebu stamped her class with a clocking of one hour, six minutes and 32 seconds, edging Singaporean Louisa Middleditch (1:07.10) and Merry Joy Trupa (1:08.50).

Australia, Brazil, France, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States fielded entries in the event.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

SPORTS

Manny Pacquiao knows his time is up. This was the keen observation made by a longtime member of his training team who spent dinner...

ESPORTS

The dynamic duo of Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna and Danerie James “Wise” del Rosario is back with a bang after leading Blacklist International to a...

SPORTS

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines will have a full calendar of sports events for Season 85 starting 1 October. UAAP President Fr....

ESPORTS

ECHO has revealed its roster for the upcoming M4 Mobile Legends World Championship to be held 1-15 January 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The seven...

SPORTS

It’s going to be business as usual as the Philippine Basketball Association will not stop its on-court activities when it gives way for the...

SPORTS

It doesn’t look as if newly-crowned Melvin Jerusalem will get the luxury of defending his minimumweight crown against a handpicked rival after the World...

SPORTS

Mitchell, meanwhile, is a six-foot shooting guard frowm Hartford University.

SPORTS

Legendary boxing referee Carlos ‘Sonny’ Padilla was recently inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Famous for serving as the third man in...

Copyright © DAILY TRIBUNE