CHOBIE Dueñas of Volvo Multisports and Louie Villacin of WS Tri Group dominated the fifth yr of the Tabuelan 111 Triathlon as they walked away with the general title within the males’s and ladies’s full distance class on the Maravilla Seashore in Tabuelan, Cebu yesterday.
It was solely the fourth triathtlon race for Dueñas and his longest distance up to now since doing the game. He clocked 4 hours 46 minutes and 45 seconds within the 2-kilometer swim, 88K bike and 21K run race to ink his first general podium end on his triathlon profession.
Dueñas, the youthful brother of coach and triathtlete John Philip, mentioned he was not anticipating to win this occasion. He was trailing after clocking 42:28 within the swim portion and was additionally taking part in catch up within the majority of the bike phase.
“I solely obtained the lead within the final loop of the bike phase. I used to be capable of widen the hole a bit within the run phase,” mentioned Dueñas, a runner and duathlete who began triathlon this yr.
The 20-year-old Dueñas timed 2:31:42 within the bike portion and 1:32:35 within the run half.
Christopher Rodriguez took the boys’s general second place with 5:10:26 whereas Eljan Pelegrino salvaged third place in 5:17:01.
Louie Villacin snagged the total distance general title within the distaff aspect with a time of 5:55:26. Cianyl Jamae Gonzalez of Rider Omega Professional Tri Group got here second in 6:01:41 and June-Marq Ocana was third with 6:19:36.
Gonzalez was the primary girl to return out of the water at 38:25 and was main on the primary part of the bike phase.
Villacin took the lead within the second loop of the bike and completed the 88K course in 2:59:15 whereas Gonzalez had 3:10:31.
Villacin by no means appeared again after that and accomplished the run in 2:12:36 to win her first full distance general title.
Villacin, who was a two-time half distance champion within the occasion, determined to hitch the lengthy distance for her preparation within the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championships which is ready on Aug. 7 in Cebu.
Villacin mentioned that she has put slightly little bit of change on her coaching for Ironman this yr by doing an extended distance race.
She mentioned she will likely be becoming a member of the Sogod 8080 Triathlon earlier than Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championships.
The winners within the half distance which had 1K swim, 44K bike and 10.5K run have been Alton Lorenzo Amor (2:31:16) of Rider Omega Professional within the males’s 18-24, Lex Diaz (2:29:21) of Autofocus Tri Group within the males’s 25-29, Noel Tillor (2:29:57) of TEC-Patt’s Tri within the males’s 30-34, Jefrey Codino Cola (2:28:06) of Rider Omega Professional in males’s 35-39, Randy Gilles (2:43:35) in males’s 40-44, Leonardo Angeles Jr. (2:39:19) within the males’s 45-49 and Jerome Chua (2:36:19) of YYKredit Inc within the males’s 50-above.
The winners within the distaff aspect have been Group Hait’s Tiffany Quijada (3:00:37) in ladies’s 18-29, Zenia Mai Enriquez Go (3:11:57) in ladies’s 30-39 and Nanhee Kim (3:03:02) in ladies’s 40-above.