Monica Torres adds gold to Philippines’ SEA Games medal haul

Photo Courtesy: Philippine Athletes at Multi-Sport Event

MANILA, Philippines — Asia’s Duathlon Queen Monica Torres dominated early to deliver Philippine Duathlon’s first gold in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games at Subic Bay Boardwalk in Zambales on Monday, December 2.

Torres conquered on Monday morning the 10-kilometer run, 40-kilometer bike, and 5-kilometer run in runaway fashion.

The Duathlon Queen underscored her title as the fastest Filipina in the Philippines’ Ironman 70.3 races for the past 6 years.

Torres, who topped the Asian elite categories of Powerman Asia Duathlon Championships for 3 years in a row, will again see action in the mixed relay category on Thursday, December 5. (Lloyd Tagbago/IAMIGO/CNS)

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