Duathlon looks for perfect ending | Inquirer Sports

Duathlon looks for perfect ending

By: - Reporter / @junavINQ
/ 05:42 AM December 05, 2019

Filipino duathlete Monica Torres leads the pack at gun start of the elite women’s duathlon competition of the 30th sea games in Subic, Zambales. Inquirer/Grig c. Montegrande

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Women’s champion Monica Torres and Doy Comendador will join forces to try and cap a rewarding campaign in the duathlon with another victory in the 30th Southeast Asian Games here.

Together with Pawee Fornea and Ephraim Inigo, these duathletes form a formidable mixed relay team in today’s race at the Subic Bay Boardwalk.

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“I think we have the edge,’’ said Torres, who captured the women’s duathlon gold medal on Monday. “We know each other here in duathlon, except for a few surprises.’’

Thai duathletes, led by women’s silver medalist Sonsem Pareeya and men’s bronze performer Srinate Nattawut, are the biggest thorn in the Filipinos’ bid to claim two of the three golds at stake in the 10-kilometer run-40-km bike-5-km run test of endurance.

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“We will be ready for them,’’ Comendador said.

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TAGS: 30th Southeast Asian Games, Doy Comendador, Duathlon, Monica Torres, SEA Games 2019
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