Icamax wins bronze in Philippine National Games road race
CYCLIST Ana Patricia “Ica” Maximo contributed a bronze medal for Team Cebu City yesterday in the 2015 National Finals of the Philippine National Games in Pilila, Rizal.
The Sacred Heart School-Hijas pride Maximo finished the 56-kilometer race in two hours and 22 minutes to place third in the junior women’s cycling road race.
Irish Wong of Olongapo City won the gold medal with a time of two hours and 20 minutes, while Joyce Ann Monton of Pasay City bagged silver with 21:30.
The 10-kilometer Individual Time Trial in the junior women’s division, on the other hand, will be held today.
In tennis, University of San Carlos’ Em-Em Siso got off to a hot start as she advanced to the second round with a dominant victory over Manila’s Diana Veloria, 6-0, 6-0, over at the RMSC Tennis Center.
RJ Abarquez and Nino Siso likewise prevailed over their respective foes in the men’s division.
The former University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars ace Abarquez scored an upset win over nationally-ranked Albert Anasta.
Team Cebu City coach Fritz Tabura failed to immediately provide the scores and the name of Siso’s opponent.
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