Stage 15 Lap Honors:
- Alfie Catalan (Philippine Army/RC Cola)
- Joel Calderon (V-Mobile)
- Rudy Roque (American Vinyl/LPGMA)
The final leg if this year’s highly successful Ronda Pilipinas was won by Alfie Catalan. Catalan is the lone 3-stage winner in Ronda 2012. He won 50,000 for the lap victory while Joel Calderon and Rudy Roque received 25,000 and 15,000 respectively for their efforts.
Best Young Rider Competition
- John Rene Mier (Philippine Army/RC Cola)
- George Oconer (RP Team)
- Ronald Oranza (Northern Luzon/Ilocos Sur)
Cebuano John Rene Mier bested Ronda Pilipinas 2011 Best Young Rider/Best Sprinter George Oconer for this year’s best Best Young Rider award. Ronald Oranza was third. Mier, Oconer, and Oranza were awarded 50,000, 30,000, and 20,000 respectively.
King of the Mountain
- Irish Valenzuela (American Vinyl/LPGMA) -50,000
- Mark John Lexer Galedo (Roadbike Philippines) -30,000
- Lloyd Lucien Reynante (Philippine Navy/Standard Insurance) -20,000
Irish Valenzuela won the King of the Mountain title over former 7-Eleven teammates Mark Galedo and Lloyd Reynante. Valenzuela has dominated the mountains in this year’s edition including strong finishes in Antipolo, Baguio, and the Individual time trial.
Top Sprinter: Cris Joven (American Vinyl/LPGMA)
- V-Mobile – 1,000,000
- American Vinyl/LPGMA – 500,000
- Philippine Navy/Standard Insurance – 250,000
V-Mobile dethroned American/LPGMA for top team prize in Ronda 2012.
- Mark John Lexer Galedo (Roadbike Philippines) – 1,000,000
- Irish Valenzuela (American Vinyl/LPGMA) – 500,000
- Lloyd Lucien Reynante (Philippine Navy/Standard Insurance) – 250,000
Mark John Lexer Galedo became an instant millionaire for bagging the top prize in Ronda 2012. He plans to use the money to marry his long-time girlfriend and to expand a local bike shop. Galedo won over King of the Mountain Iris Valenzuela and Navy’s Lloyd Lucien Reynante.
- Ronda Pilipinas 2012 Stage 14: Catalan wins another flat stage; Galedo protects lead (caloysports.wordpress.com)
- Ronda Pilipinas 2012 Stage 13: Valenzuela wins ITT but Galedo keeps Red Jersey (caloysports.wordpress.com)
- Rona Pilipinas 2012 Stage 12: Galedo retains Red jersey after crucial Baguio lap (caloysports.wordpress.com)
- 2012 Ronda Pilipinas Stage 12: Cebu’s John Rene Mier grabs the Yellow/Gold Jersey (cebulive.wordpress.com)