Clinton Kingsley Bautista grabs bronze for PH in 110m hurdles
MANILA, Philippines－ Trackster Clinton Kingsley Bautista delivered another podium finish for the Philippine athletics team when he snatched the bronze in the 29th Southeast Asian Games men’s 110m hurdles event on Saturday, August 26 at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in KL Sports City, Malaysia.
Bautista, former track and field MVP for the Far Eastern University in UAAP, registered a time of 14.15 seconds to cop the bronze in the hurdles event. He finished behind Malaysia’s Rayzam Shah, who got the gold at 13.83 seconds, and Thailand’s Jamras Rittidet, who clocked in 14.10 seconds.
Fellow PH hurdler Patrick Unso, who was the event’s bronze medalist in 2015, was not able to compete due to a sustained hamstring injury, per reports.
Meanwhile, Manuel Lasangue Jr. (high jump) and Reah Joy Sumalpong (discus throw) missed out on podium finishes after finishing 7th and and 6th respectively in their events. －Rappler.com