In triathlon where she is again scheduled to compete, Adorna is confident the triathlon team will again do well in the prestigious biennial competition.
“Tiwala po ako sa kakayahan ng ating triathlon team, sa pangunguna ni
“Kayang-kayang natin manalo, lalo na dito sa atin gagawin ang
Asked about the Filipinos’ biggest rivals in the swim-bike-run competition, Adorna pointed to Malaysia and Singapore.
She is scheduled to compete in the World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar starting Oct. 11 and the Asian Cup in Jordan also next month.
“Through TOPS, I am calling for the prayers and support of our countrymen, not only for our triathlon team but for the whole Team Pilipinas. Suportahan n’yo po kaming lahat sa SEA Games,” she said.
Actually, Filipinos have a long history of success in triathlon events in the SEA Games.
In 2015, Nikko Huelgas and Adorna swept the gold medals in the individual events, with Kim Mangrobang adding silver in the women’s side.
Two years later, Huelgas and Mangrobang brought home the golds, with John Chicano and Adorna getting the silvers. (PR)