Stakeholders honored in National Road Championships

The PhilCycling will honor eight gentlemen and a lady for their valuable contribution to Philippine cycling during the 2019 National Road Championships next week in Tagaytay City.

Godfather of Philippine cycling Alberto Lina (Air21-Le Tour de Filipinas), Ernesto “Judes” Echauz (Standard Insurance) and Tagaytay City Mayor Agnes Tolentino lead the honorees who will receive plaques of appreciation during the awards ceremony for the road (massed start) events of the 2019 National Road Cycling Championships on Wednesday at the Praying Hands Monument on Aguinaldo Highway in Tagaytay City.

Sharing the stage are Jose Victor “Vic” Paterno (7-Eleven), Fernando “Dino” Araneta (LBC Ronda Pilipinas), Pablito “Bong” Sual (Roadbike Philippines) and Jeremy Randell Go (Go For Gold).

Paquito Rivas, the undisputed Eagle of the Mountain, will also be honored along with Singaporean Vincent Leow (Bike X), whose passion for the sport knows no boundaries or race.

PhilCycling President Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino will lead the ceremony that will cap the two-day national championships that is calendared by the International Cycling Union or UCI, the world-governing body for the sport, as a points-qualifying event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The championships co-presented by the MVP Sports Foundation kick off on Tuesday with the Men Elite and Under-23 and Women Elite and Under-23 individual time trial and Men Elite Team Time Trial races and will culminate with the road races on Wednesday.

The championships main hub will be at the Praying Hands (Tagaytay City International Convention Center) and the Road Races and time trial events will pass through Batangas’s First District—Agoncillo, Balayan, Calaca, Laurel, Lemery, Lian, Nasugbu, Talisay and Tuy.

Topics: PhilCycling , 2019 National Road Championships , Alberto Lina , Abraham Tolentino
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