Saturday, April 02, 2011


Published in Cebu Daily Newspaper on April 2, 2011 Saturday issue
by Jonas Panerio, Correspondent
Rick Gabuya, Sports Editor

THE Cebu leg of the Speedo National Age Group Triathlon is building up steam heading to the race this Sunday at the Plantation Bay Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City.

According to Triathlon Association of the Philippine executive director, Oscar “Boying” Rodriguez, 153 participants have already signed up to compete. And with Speedo finishing only 170 tankers, he added that they may close out the registration today.

There are 124 individual entries, 29 relay participants with some coming from Manila, Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City.

Notable entries so far are Romylin Nina Ignacio, Sixto Abeth Lalanto from CDO, Steven Carl Tan from Talisay City, Luis Miguel Maximo from Cebu, Wayne Mcdougall from Vancouver, Hiroshi Takei from Chiba, Japan, Salvador Pio from Dumaguete and Nigel Short from Surigao City. The wave start commences on Sunday at 6:30 a.m. Race kits will be distributed starting today at the Speedo Shop at the Ayala Center Cebu. /Correspondent Jonas Panerio

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