Filipino cyclists dominate Tour of Friendship R1 in Thailand

The Philippine delegation, represented by Excellent Noodles, garnered the top awards in all the four categories of the annual Tour of Friendship R1 held at the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand recently.

Filipino cyclists dominate Tour of Friendship  R1 in Thailand
Members of the Excellent Noodles Cycling Team are shown prior to their Tour of Friendship competition.
Headed by Alexander L. Billan, Team Captain of Excellent Noodles and President of Jeverps Manufacturing Corporation, the Filipinos were crowned champions in both the 30-to-39 and 40-to-49 age brackets.

Vernon Amaranto and Resty Aragon were also awarded champions in the 30-to-39 and 40-to-49 age categories, respectively. 

Virgilio Valenzuela and Elpidio Untalan emerged fifth placers in the 50-to-59 and 60-and-above age groups, respectively.

The 10-member cycling team also got fifth place in both the 50-to-59 and 60-and-above age brackets.

The Thailand bikefest gathered more than 300 cyclists from across the world to fight for honors in four age group categories, namely, 30-to-39; 40-to-49; 50-to-59 and 60-and-above years old. 

Th cycling competition showcased the talents and skills of the world-class Filipino cyclists, who participated in the five-stage course during the four-day event to bring honor to the country. 

Camaraderie, sportsmanship and true brotherhood were also achieved by the Excellent Noodles’ team in the event that connected renowned cyclists, who professed their eternal love for the sport.

Topics: Tour of Friendship R1 , Alexander Billan , Jeverps Manufacturing Corporation , Resty Aragon , Vernon Amaranto

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