A former age-group competitor and comebacking women’s elite triathlete dominated their divisions in the recent Aboitiz TRI2016 Olympic distance held at Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club, Hamilo Coast, in Nasugbu, Batangas.
Fitness First Team’s Ben Reagan finished first overall with a time of two hours, eight minutes, and 58 seconds in the men’s category while former elite competitor Ani De Leon Brown topped the distaff side with a time of 2:43:34.
“I really did not expect to win. By looking at the field of participants, I felt I could just make the Top Ten finishers,” said Regan.
In response to the large turnout of 477 triathletes, 59 of them Aboitiz Group team members, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.’s Chief Human Resources Officer Txabi Aboitiz praised their efforts.
The age-group winners were Alexandra Faith Garcia and Alfiero Zyro Manzanilla (18-24), Kriska Sto. Domingo and Eugene Garcia (25-29), Katelyn Kearney and Benjie Zapanta (30-34), Nina Beltran and Joseph Miller (35-39), Franchesca Carpo and Noel Salvador (40-44), Geraldine Abuan (Female 45-above), Peter Gonzalez (45-49), Lorenzo Ocampo (50-54), and Cyril Rocke (55-above).