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John Chicano of the Philippines and Phoebe Kee of Singapore each put a stronghold in their bid to represent their countries in the sport of Duathlon in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.
Phoebe Kee of Singapore warded off a strong challenge from Filipinas Jelsie Sabado and Mirasol Abad to win the inaugural TriFactor Run Bike Run Philippines in 2:20:53. Kee both had the best run 1 and run 2 splits of the day among the female elites. A 2nd best 1:17:56 bike split supplemented a strong day for the Singaporean, winning with a comfortable gap of 1 minute and 22 seconds. Sabado and Abad finished in 2:22:15 and 2:25:06 respectively to complete podium spots.