Veteran couple dominate 3rd Labuan Bird Park Charity Trail Run 2019
Last update: 23/06/2019
LABUAN, June 23 (Bernama) -- Guianus Salagan, a former champion of the Mt Kinabalu International Climbathon, and his wife, Kona Liaw, proved age is not a factor for them to win the men’s and women’s veteran categories in the 3rd Labuan Bird Park Charity Trail Run 2019 today.
They clocked 1:20:01 and 1:54:35 respectively.
Jasri Saibin from Tamparuli and Zainor Sam from Brunei finished second and third respectively in the men's veteran category, while Jasmeen Bahar from Labuan and Shoihi Giandihan from Tamparuli took the spots in the women's veteran category.
Viola Jepchirchir Kimely from Kenya who clocked 1:44:17 won the women’s category, followed by Jessica Lintanga from Kota Belud in second place (1:45:17), and Mailin Salungin from Ranau in third place (1:58:14).
Salfree Sabdin from Penampang clinched the title in the men's category with a time of 1:19:23, while Sapirin Sumping settled at the second place (1:19:45) and Safrey Sumping, third (1:25:19).
The run was organised by the Labuan Veterinary Services Department (VSD).
The participants were jointly flagged off by VSD deputy director-general Dr Marzuki Zakaria and Labuan Corporation deputy chief executive Rithuan Ismail.