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Manila, Philippines – The K-Swiss Subic Bay ASTC Subic Bay unfurls on April 27 at Subic Bay Freeport.

Championships in Elite, Under-23, Junior Sprint and Age Group are at stake in the three-day competitions organized by Triathlon Association of the Philippines and partnership with International Triathlon Union, Asian Triathlon Confederation, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, and Department of tourism.

The event mark the 20th edition of the event as well as the 3rd time Subic is hosting the tournament sponsored by Philippine Sports Commission, Asian Center for Insulation Philippines, Speedo, David Saloon, and Gatorade.

Elite participants as well as those under the U/23, Elite Juniors, age-group sprint (750 M swim – 20 Km bike – 5.4 Km run) and mini-sprint (350 M swim – 9.8 Km bike – 3 Km run) categories will race on April 27. The next day will have age-groupers and Inter-Club competitors race the standard distance (1.5 Km swim – 40 Km bike – 10 Km run).

The Asian Mixed Team Relay championships and the debut of the Paratriathlon competition will take place on April 29.

Winners in the Elite, U/23 and Junior Sprint categories will receive cash while medals and will be awarded for the Top 5 finishers of the standard distance age-group categories, the Top 3 finishers for sprint distance categories, and for the five members of the Top 3 teams in the Inter-Club competition. (Clyde Mariano)