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Showing posts with label Sandi Menchi Abahan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sandi Menchi Abahan. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Cordillera pride Menchi Abahan champion in Altitude OCR World Championships Mount Everest

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Cordilleran - The Cordilleran elite-trail runner has conquered the world's highest mountain - the Mount Everest in the Himalayas. 

Miss Sandi Menchi Abahan was hailed as champion in the just concluded Altitude World Championships Mount Everest on November 8 - 22, 2022.

The Igorota Sea Games Gold Medalist has successfully conquered 10 obstacles, climbed the snowy and chillin' mountain of Mount Everest and was declared champion.  

Just a month ago, Abahan obtains the title Spartan Pro after winning 1st Place at the 30-39 years-old Category of the 50K Borneo Trail Classic in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, held from October 15 to 16, 2022.

It can be recalled that Abahan is one of the five Filipinos who was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records during World’s Highest OCR & Altitude OCR on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania on 19 September 2021. 

This year, Abahan and fellow Pinoy elite-runner Andrico Mahilum brought pride to the country as they were hailed champion in the said race event.

The Altitude Obstacle Course Races are events held in high altitude environments. Racers for the Mount Everest had to finish the mountain's extremely high altitude of 18,000+ feet or 5,500+ meters to be declared winner. 

Abahan grew up in Baguio city. Here mom is from Mountain Province and her father is from Ifugao. 


Sunday, October 16, 2022

Igorota elite-trail runner named champion in the 50K Borneo Trail Classic 2022 in Malaysia

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Cordillera - Philippines' elite-trail runner/marathoner and SEA Games gold medalist Ms. Menchi Abahan brought pride to the country after being named champion in the 50K Borneo Trail Classic 2022 held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from October 15-16, 2022.

The Igorota multi-awarded athlete who hails from Mountain Province finished 1st place in the Borneo Trail Classic that is part of the Spartan Trail World Championship (STWC) series. 

The Borneo Trail Classic is one of 9 stops across the globe under the STWC 2022. There are 5 distances namely 7K, 10K, 21K, 50K (Trail Run Championship) and 100K (Trail Ultra Championship).

Racers participating in the 50K and 100K will gain the opportunity of competing in the Spartan Trail World Championship – Elite category to compete for prize monies at each race and championship points on a global leaderboard for a grand prize payout.


Monday, November 29, 2021

Igorota elite runner wins Gold medal in 1st World's Highest OCR and World Record Breaking Challenge

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Cordillera - Philippines' top female ultra-marathoner/trail runner and gold medalist in the 30th SEA Games Ms. Sandi Menchi Abahan won gold in the 1st World's Highest OCR and World Record Breaking Challenge held in Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

Teams from 26 countries conquered the world’s highest free-standing mountain with an extraordinary obstacle course race in the crater of Mt. Kilimanjaro at 5,755m.

In addition, Abahan finished in Top 1 in the National Series Leg 3 of the Spartan Race Philippines held in Batangas on October 23, 2021.

After almost 18 months of no physical activities and gatherings due to the current pandemic, the Spartan Race Philippines was successfully launch this year. 

Held in Batangas Lakelands, Balete, Batangas, participants took the lead in heading to 5-kilometer race with 20 obstacles.


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