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PH bets rule triathlon event, as Chicano and Remolino bag gold and silver respectively

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PH athletes delivered the goods immediately!

John Leerams Chicano claimed Philippines’ first gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games men’s triathlon at Subic Bay Boardwalk in Zambales on Sunday.

Chicano dominated in the 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike, and 10-kilometer run with a fastest time of 1 hour, 53 minutes, and 26 seconds.

Other athlete that came close to Chicano is fellow FIlipino Andrew Kim Remolino, who bagged a silver medal with 1:55:03.

Chicano and Remolino’s excellence gave Philippines a 1-2 finish in the triathlete event.