YOUTH athletes Inaki Lorbes and Erika Nicole Burgos proved their might among almost 300 participants by registering the fastest times in their divisions in the Vermosa Sports Hub Aquathlon 2 recently at the Vermosa Sports Hub in Imus City, Cavite.
In the standard distance 1K swim and 7K run, Lorbes clocked 42 minutes and 22 seconds to rule the male 18-24 age category. Richard Anson Navo, who topped the Vermosa Sports Hub Aquathlon 1 last March, had the next fastest time of 44:33 to top the Male 15-17 category while the third fastest time of 46:50 was set by Juan Francisco Baniqued who ended up second in the Male 15-17 category.
Among the ladies in the event supported by Vermosa Sports Hub, Avida, Smart, Standard Insurance, official timer Garmin, Speedo, Apollo Petroleum Jelly and hydration partners Pocari Sweat and Sip Purified, Erika Nicole Burgos started very strongly in the swim leg (event best swim of 14:46) and maintained her lead to bag the Female 15-17 title in 50:43.
Burgos’ rival in the Female 15-17 category, Olivia Kwon, finished next in 55:02 while Female 30-34 champion Nancy Giganon registered the third fastest standard distance time of 1:00:27.