Pete Jacobs Wins 2010 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines

This year a new face conquered the 2010 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines held last Sunday in CamSur Watersports Complex.  From the land down under, Pete Jacobs of Sydney finished the 70.3 mile competition with a time of 3:58:41 beating last year’s winner Terenzo Bozzone of Auckland, New Zealand by about seven minutes, who finished at 4:05:54.  Coming into third with a time of 4:14:36 was Fredrik Croneborg of Sundborn, Sweden.  Filipinos joined the top 10 ranks with Neil Catiil (4:37:10) and Arland Macasieb (4:44:08) in eighth and tenth place respectively.

Pete Jacobs, 2010 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines champion (courtesy Ironman 70.3 Philippines)

Over on the women’s side the 2009 Ironman 70.3 Boise champion Magali Tisseyre of Canada won the competition with a time of 4:27:01.  Runner up was 2006 Ironman World Champion and 2000 Olympic silver medalist Michellie Jones of Australia clocking in with a time of 4:29:23.  Third place goes to another Australian, Rachael Paxton, with a time of 4:42:38.  The following four positions were swept by Filipinas Monica Torres (5:00:19), Ani de Leon (5:01:56), Alessandra Gonzales (5:05:17), and Manda Carpo (5:20:02).

Magali Tisseyre, 2010 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines women’s champion (courtesy Ironman 70.3 Philippines)

You may download the official race results from the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines website.

To all the participants, Congratulations!

3 Responses to “Pete Jacobs Wins 2010 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines”

  1. 2010-08-23 at 1:06 PM

    Dennis, thanks for sharing the post with us. The U.S. doesn’t hear very much about this Ironman but I’ve been following it on your blog as well as Facebook and Daily Mile. I concur that congratulations are in order for all the participants. Take care my friend!

  2. 2010-08-23 at 7:39 PM

    Galing! I hope next time a Filipino will win the race! 🙂

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