Negrense runner prevails in
Seasoned long distance runner and national team member Julius Sermona from Himamaylan, Negros Occidental, edged Kenyan runner Josphat Kiptanui Too to grab the gold in the men’s 10,000-meter run in the POC-PSC National Games in Dumaguete City.
Sermona, who finished with a silver medal last year in the same event, made his move in the last two laps to overtake his Kenyan rival as the athletics competition in the national games started yesterday.
Running for Philippine Air Force-HyperSports, the 29-year-old Sermona said the Kenyan runner gave him a real challenged and felt nervous as he did not want to be embarrassed in front of his countrymen.
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