PRURide PH 2019 Criterium Results

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Jan Paul Morales and Jermyn Prado lorded over a good number of cyclists to defend their 2018 titles in the PRURide PH 2019 Criterium.  The event was held in Filinvest Alabang with participants racing in a number of 1-2 kilometer laps.  A total of 43 cyclists won the grand prizes amounting to Php50,000.

Morales and Prado snagged gold medals in this year’s Criterium Road Bike (RB) Open Male and Female categories. Prado topped returning athletes Avegail Rombaon and Marella Salamat of Corratec who came in second and third in RB Open Female, while Morales easily outperformed his teammates Ronald Oranza and George Oconer.

Returning athlete Ismael Grospe of Go for Gold ruled the first wave of RB -25 and below followed by Daniel Ven of Navy-Standard Insurance and Jonel Carcueva of Go for Gold.


PRURide PH 2019 ambassadors Gretchen Ho, Kim Atienza, and Zoren Legaspi also took the challenge of the Criterium races. Legaspi tested his speed at the road bike age group category together with Atienza, a triathlon enthusiast but a first-timer in competitive Criterium. Ho, on the other hand, joined the road bike open female category, also her first-ever bike racing experience.

“We are proud of the success of our first run this year. This leg sets the tone of the whole festival and shows what cyclists from across Asia can experience in PRURide PH 2019,” said Pru Life UK Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Marketing Officer Allan Tumbaga.

Criterium is just the first of PRURide PH 2019’s two legs and will be followed by the PRUride UCI 2.2 Stage Race at the Subic Freeport Zone from May 24 to 26. Here, 20 continental teams from across the globe—including Uzbekistan, Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Ethiopia, and of course the Philippines—can collect UCI points and earn their tickets to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan.

Meanwhile, aspiring racers can also join the PRURide Masters Race to experience the thrill professionals go through. Enthusiasts can cycle with the ambassadors in the non-competitive PRURide Gran Fondo in 30-, 60-, and 100-kilometer options. Both events will be held on May 26.

The Virtual Ride is also set to reach the finals in Subic, wherein 10 qualifiers with the best time in the preliminaries will compete for a carbon fiber road bike worth P150,000. Hopefuls can still join the remaining preliminary rounds at Harbor Point in Subic on April 26-28 and May 17-19.

The whole family and barkada can likewise enjoy fun activities for free, such as Zumba sessions, an inflatable playground, massage and health check stations, face paint booths, and special performances from Callalily with Gracenote as front act.

Join the fun and register at pruride.ph!

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PRURide PH 2019 Criterium Winners

Rank
Road Bike Open Male
Rank
Road Bike Open Female
1
Jan Paul Morales
1
Jermyn Prado
2
Ronald Oranza
2
Avegail Rombaon
3
George Oconer
3
Marella Salamat

Rank
Road Bike 25 Below – Heat 1
Rank
Road Bike 25 Below – Heat 2
1
Ismael Grospe
1
Marc Ryan Lago
2
Daniel Ven Carino
2
Ean Cajucom
3
Jonel Carcueva
3
Kim Kenneth Krog


Rank
Road Bike 26-34 Age Category
Rank
Road Bike 35 and Above
1
Robert Delos Reyes
1
Custer Sadornas
2
Brian Derpo
2
Roderic Calla
3
Ciprianie John Topia
3
Romeo Camingao



Rank
Road Bike 25 Below Champion
Rank
Fixed Gear Champion
1
Efren Reyes
1
Custer Sadornas
2
Jonel Carcueva
2
Roderic Calla
3
Marc Ryan Lago
3
Ronnel Hualda

Rank
Mountain Bike Female Open
Rank
Mountain Bike Male Open
1
Ariana Dormitorio
1
Leonel Dimaano
2
Avegail Rombaon
2
Ej Flores
3
Mellisa Jane Jaroda
3
Archie Duran

Rank
Mountain Bike 25 & Below
1
John Paulo Casbadillo
2
Ken Bare
3
Glendel Dave Cuento