Wagdos to defend Pryce Gas crown-A A +A
Thursday, October 31, 2013
FRESH from winning two gold medals in the National University Games (Uni-Games) in Bacolod City recently, University of Mindanao (UM) trickster Sonny Wagdos is poised to defend his men's 5K title in the upcoming Pryce Gas International Marathon in Cagayan de Oro City.
The 19-year-old Criminology student said during yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at NCCC Mall B3 lanes, "Ang Pryce Gas nga lumba nalang akong ginapangandaman usa mahuman ang tuig.
Paningkamutan nako nga madepensahan akong titulo (I'm preparing for the Pryce Gas event before the year ends. I'll do my best to defend my title)."
Wagdos bagged the 5,000-meter run gold medal with a time of 15 minutes and 38 seconds in the Uni-Games. His 15:32 record last year was only good for fourth place.
He doubled the feat by clinching the 1,500m gold having clocked 4:01 in the finals.
His twin golden performances came on the heels of keeping his men's 10K crown in the 37th National Milo Marathon Davao City eliminations race recently.
Wagdos is also supposed to compete in the Davao City eliminations of the Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) but since UM will not be facing any rival team in athletics, they will go straight to the Regional Prisaa Meet instead.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on November 01, 2013.