Lalanto, Ybañez Top Cagayan Triathlon

In what was the biggest and so far the best organized Century Tuna National Age-Group Triathlon (NAGT) race in Cagayan de Oro City, hometown favorites and PH developmental pool members Sixto Lalanto and Mary Claudine Ybañez won their respective divisions in contrasting fashions.

In front of hundreds of spectators, Lalanto outclassed his rivals in the 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, 5-km run event to win the junior sprint title in 1 hour, 3 minutes and 48 seconds while Ybañez overcame a four-minute deficit in transition two to beat out Annabelle Dominique Torres in the run event.

Other champions in the CDO Misamis Oriental-organized event hosted by Chali Beach Resort and sponsored by ARENA, Columbia SportsWear Company, Aling Nona's Lechon, NorthFace, Kagay River Rafting, Cagayan de Oro Vice Mayor Ian E. Acenas, City Councilor Ian Nacaya, Pamakid Trading & Milling and 100 Plus, were Mary Pauline Fornea (Female 17-19), Kathlene Co (Female 20-29), Shai Bacus (Female 30-over), Banjo Norte (17-19), Peter Villocino (20-24), Jean Patrick Serrano

(25-29), Jemarvin Cabilan (30-34), Christopher Eyao (35-39), Ferdinand Sogoc (40-44), Tenggoy Colmenares (45-49), Allen Nitollama (50-54), Killu Kunimoto (60-over), Magaro/Pamisa (Sprint Distance Relay) and Parantar/ Dedoyco (Standard Distance Relay).


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