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Tabal makes it 6 in a row

04:58 AM December 10, 2018

Mary Joy Tabal and Rafael Poliquit conquered the 42nd National Finals held in Laoag City on Sunday.

Tabal, who competed in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, clocked 2 hours, 56 minutes and 31 seconds and set a record as the first woman to win the title six consecutive times.

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Poliquit claimed his third men’s crown in 2:28:47.

Tabal and Poliquit each bagged P150,000.

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Tabal bested four-time winner Cristabel Martes (2:59:29) and Cristine Hallasgo (3:06:16) while Poliquit beat Jerald Zabala (2:31:25) and Richard Salaño (2:33:17).

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