PH Cyclists Dominate Downhill Mountain Bike in SEA Games

PH Cyclists Dominate Downhill Mountain Bike in SEA Games

Team Philippines collected two more golds on Monday morning, courtesy of the cyclists competing in the downhill mountain bike event in Laurel, Batangas.

Lea Denise Belgira zoomed past the opposition to finish with a time of 3:09.781, clinching another gold medal for the Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

Indonesia's Tiara Prastika (3:16.986) and Thailand's Vipavee Deekaballes (3:17.607) complete the podium.

Meanwhile, it was complete dominance in the men's division, as John Derick Farr and Eleazar Barba Jr. completed a 1-2 finish for the Philippines.

Farr claimed the gold with a time of two minutes and 41.143 seconds, and Barba followed closely with a time of two minutes and 42.503 seconds.

Indonesia's Andy Prayoga got the bronze with a time of 2:47.868.

The cyclists' gold medals lift the Philippines' total to 24, matching their output from two years ago in Kuala Lumpur.

Source :  ABS-CBN

Indah Gilang Pusparani

Indah is a researcher at Badan Perencanaan Pembangunan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Daerah Kota Cirebon (Regional Development Planning and Research Agency of Cirebon Municipality). She covers More international relations, tourism, and startups in Southeast Asia region and beyond. Indah graduated from MSc Development Administration and Planning from University College London, United Kingdom in 2015. She finished bachelor degree from International Relations from University of Indonesia in 2014, with two exchange programs in Political Science at National University of Singapore and New Media in Journalism at Ball State University, USA. She was awarded Diplomacy Award at Harvard World Model United Nations and named as Indonesian Gifted Researcher by Australian National University. She is Researcher at Regional Planning Board in Cirebon, West Java. She previously worked as Editor in Bening Communication, the Commonwealth Parliament Association UK, and diplomacy consulting firm Best Delegate LLC in USA. Less
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