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Beau Belga defends Obstacle Challenge crown


Miles Morales

Rain Or Shine’s Beau Belga reigned supreme on the tough course to retain his title as the most skilled big man in the league by winning the Obstacle Challenge in the 2019 PBA All-Star Weekend, Friday at the Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan.

The hefty center won the title for the second straight year after clocking in 21.0 seconds in the final round.

He has beaten Columbian Dyip’s Russel Escoto (21.3) and TNT KaTropa’s Yousef Taha (26.3) in the finals.

Belga will be taking home PHP 30,000.

Also part of the contest were Alaska Aces’ Noy Baclao, Phoenix Pulse’s Justin Chua, NLEX Road Warriors’ Marion Magat, NorthPort Batang Pier’s Mo Tautuaa, Blackwater Elite Raymar Jose, Barangay Ginebra’s Prince Caperal, Kyle Pascual of Magnolia Hotshots, and San Miguel Beermen’s June Mar Fajardo.