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SEA Games: Precious Cabuya resets WR as PH finishes 1-2 in men’s, women’s ORC

Precious Cabuya and Mark Rodelas dominated the women’s and men’s individual races in the 32nd Southeast Asian Games Obstacle Course Race competitions in world-record fashion on Saturday at the Chroy Changvar Convention Center – Car Park in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The Philippines actually bagged the gold and silver medals, with Cabuya and Rodelas taking the titles over compatriots Kaizen Dela Serna and Kevin Pascua, respectively.

The medals brought the haul to four golds, four silvers, and three bronzes for a total of 11 medals, the most in the Games at present.

Cabuya captured the gold by smashing her own world record of 33.127 with a new mark of 32.732, while Dela Serna finished the course with 35.522 to take the silver.

Indonesian Anggun Yolanda Samsul Hadi finished with 39.598 to win the bronze over Malaysia’s Wan Athirah Hidayah Ahmad Fauzi in the bronze medal final.

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Rodelas, on the other hand, almost broke his existing world record of 25.092 with a finish of 25.194 to take the men’s gold, while Pascua ended with 26.814 for the silver.

Malaysian Yoong Wei Thing got the bronze with 28.234.

The Philippines will look to duplicate its golden sweep of 2019 when it tackles the course in the men’s and women’s team relay gold medal races on Sunday.

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