SEA Games: Philippines pads gold haul with obstacle course wins


Posted at Dec 04 2019 08:20 AM | Updated as of Dec 04 2019 12:45 PM


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MANILA - The Philippines swept all gold medals in the SEA Games obstacle course race, Wednesday, increasing its haul in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

The Philippine team finished first in the 400-meter Team Assist and 400-meter relays. Malaysia took the silver in both events.

Philippines' Kyle Redentor Antolin, Kaizen Dela Serna, Monolito Divina and Deanne Nicole Moncada celebrate winning the Mixed Team Assist 400m X 12 Obstacle course during the 2019 SEA Games in Muntinlupa on December 4, 2019. Ann Wang , Reuters

The Philippines' Kevin Pascua and Rochelle Suarez snatched 2 more golds in the individual male and female 100-meter events, while fellow Pinoys Milky Mae Tejeres and Mark Julius Rodelas won silver and bronze respectively in these categories.

The Obstacle Course Race debuted in this year's SEA Games with only 4 of the 11 countries in the Games participating in the event, namely Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, and the Philippines.

- with a report from Jekki Pascual, ABS-CBN News

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