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Philippines claims gold, silver in men’s triathlon

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Philippines claims gold, silver in men’s triathlon

/ 10:47 AM August 21, 2017

PH bags 2nd Gold as triathletes Nikko Huelgas (right) and John Chicano (left finish at 1-2 at the 2017 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. – marianne bermudez

KUALA LUMPUR — Nikko Huelgas and John Chicano dominated the men’s triathlon here in the Southeast Asian Games Monday as the Philippines picked up its second gold of at Putrajaya Water Sports Complex here.

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Huelgas, who along with Chicano has been training around the region for the last two months, clocked one hour, 59 minutes and 30 seconds to win his second straight SEA Games gold medal.

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Chicaco checked in four minutes later to make it a 1-2 finish for the Filipinos.

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