Ronda Pilipinas 2012: Ronda fetes its Overall winners; Catalan wins final stage

10 06 2012

Stage 15 Lap Honors:

  1. Alfie Catalan (Philippine Army/RC Cola)
  2. Joel Calderon (V-Mobile)
  3. 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.
Over-all winners:
Best Young Rider Competition
  1. John Rene Mier (Philippine Army/RC Cola) 
  2. George Oconer (RP Team)
  3. 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
  1. Irish Valenzuela (American Vinyl/LPGMA) -50,000
  2. Mark John Lexer Galedo (Roadbike Philippines) -30,000
  3. 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)
Team Classification
  1. V-Mobile – 1,000,000
  2. American Vinyl/LPGMA – 500,000
  3. Philippine Navy/Standard Insurance – 250,000
V-Mobile dethroned American/LPGMA for top team prize in Ronda 2012.

The top riders of Ronda 2012 (courtesy of Ronda Pilipinas Facebook page)

Over-all Classification
  1. Mark John Lexer Galedo (Roadbike Philippines) – 1,000,000
  2. Irish Valenzuela (American Vinyl/LPGMA) – 500,000
  3. 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.




6 responses

11 06 2012
Casey Erum

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12 06 2012

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11 06 2012
Monchang Bautista

I love very much cycling events, ronda pilipinas please go on and make the philippine cycling a world class one, mabuhay!!

12 06 2012

It will be bigger next year hopefully!!! I really want to see them in Cebu!

18 06 2012
conrad garcia

Sana lalo pang mahasa ng husto mga sikat nating mga cylistang Pilipino, baka sakali mkakoha na tayo pnaka unang gold s olympic games,,thankz po…

18 06 2012

Oo naman…may chance tayo dito kaya lang wala pa tayong magandang training area at exposure. Sana may pinoy na makasali sa Tour de France man lang. 🙂

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