PH ATHLETES BOOK GUINNESS WORLD RECORD IN OBSTACLE COURSE RACE
Pinoy athletes Mark Julius Rodelas and Kaizen dela Serna broke new records in the Guinness World Record in the 100-meter male and female Obstacle Course Racing, Sunday held at the Arcovia City course in Pasig.
Rodelas and Dela Serna set new records for Fastest 100m obstacle course race in competition (FISO) (male) and Fastest 100m obstacle course race in competition (FISO) (female).
The two ninjas outdid the field with 27.12 and 39.42 seconds, respectively, surpassing the previous records of Kevin Pascua (29.20) and Rochelle Suarez (49.70) registered during the Southeast Asian Games in 2019.
Rodelas and Dela Serna are both members of the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) national team.
Dela Serna won gold in the 400-meter team assist during the SEA Games in the country three years ago, while Rodelas won bronze in the men’s 100-meter event.
Justin Patterson, an adjudicator from the Guinness World Records, declared the results official and handed both Rodelas and Dela Serna their certificates of recognition in the presence of POSF president Atty. Al Agra.
Completing the podium in the male division are first runner-up Przemyslaw Janczuk in 28.11 seconds and second runner-up Jakub Zawitowski at 30.87.
Janczuk is the current European OCR100M record holder.
Meanwhile, joining Dela Serna on the podium for the female division are Precious Cabuya at 40.01 and Milky Mae Tejares at 44.68s.