Tabal wins half marathon in Canada

first_imgLATEST STORIES Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP PSL Manila pushes tough Thais to their limits, bows in 4 sets Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Controversy surrounded the participation of Tabal in the Rio Olympics after she qualified even without the recognition of the local track and field association.Hands-down the country’s top lady marathoner, the pride of Barangay Guba in Cebu is the reigning Milo marathon queen, having won the premier long-distance race four times in a row since 2013.Tabal got a silver in the 2015 Singapore SEA Games, making her a cinch to suit up for the Philippine team in the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games on Aug. 19-30.ADVERTISEMENT BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes MOST READ 2017 Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards Night. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRio de Janeiro Olympian Mary Joy Tabal has more than proven her worth as a gold-medal contender for the Philippines in the forthcoming Southeast Asian Games.The Cebuana running ace ruled the Scotiabank Ottawa Half-Marathon held in Canada on Sunday in one hour, 16 minutes and 27.4 seconds, erasing her previous best of 1:18:44 accomplished in Japan last year.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Tabal qualified in the women’s full marathon event of the Rio de Janeiro Games through the same Scotiabank Ottawa race last year. At that time, she timed 2:43:31 to meet the Olympic qualifying standard of two hours and 45 minutes.After clocking 35:44 halfway through the cool and flat course, the 27-year-old went on to finish eighth overall with seven male marathoners crossing the line ahead of her.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingCanadian Johan Trimaille topped the men’s race in 1:12:42 followed by fellow Canadians Jordan Monnink (1:13:55) and Ronan Tunney (1:14:13).Brittany Moran checked in second in the women’s race, over two minutes after Tabal reached home. Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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