Team Cebu Y101 keeps eighth place in Ronda-A A +A
Friday, January 25, 2013
TEAM Cebu Y101 FM finished at ninth place in 13:16:12 in Stage 9 but retained its sixth place in the overall standing of the 2013 LBC Ronda Pilipinas.
Stage 9 was topped by team PLDT/Spyder in 13:13:39, beating Stage 8 winner American Vinyl/LPGMA.
Philippine Navy/Standard Insurance got third place, while Roadbike Philippines got fourth.
Emelito Atilano was the best finisher for Team Cebu as he crossed the finish line in 4:24:43 for sixth place, while team captain Warren Davadilla finished the leg in 4:24:25 for eighth place. Mark Julius Bonzo of PLDT Spyder topped the race in 4:24:25.
Irish Valenzuela retained the lead in the race for the individual overall title in 34:22:21, while Cebuano Marvin Tapic sild from eighth to ninth overall in 34:38:37.
“I did not have a good race, laspag kaayo ko but hopefully, I can recover in the remaining stages,” said 21-year-old Tapic.
Today’s stage 10 will be an 80.4-kilometer team time trial from Ilocos Sur to Laoag City and will start at 7 a.m.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on January 25, 2013.