Filipino Ninja Athletes set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS in OCR100M CompetitionPosted at April 12, 2022
Mark Julius Rodelas and Kaizen Dela Serna has broken the World Obstacle World Records and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for the Male and Female OCR 100 categories (12 Obstacles in a 100-meter course) earlier today (April 10, 2022) at Arcovia City, Pasig City.
Mark Julius and Kaizen are both members of the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) National Team recognized by the Philippine Olympic Committee and PSC (Philippine Sports Commission) bested the field with 27.12 and 39.42 seconds. The previous records were 29.92 and 49.70.
Justin Patterson an adjudicator from the GUINNESS WORLD Records declared this during the awards ceremony at the Arcovia City. “I am officially here to see the World Records. As you know after several attempts, today will break the current world record for the fastest 100meter Obstacle Course Race competition in (FISO) for both male and female categories.” He mentioned that after reviewing all the relevant data and evidence and inferring to my judgement about the race guidelines, he declared today’s attempt by Mark Julius and Kaizen as official.
Completing the podium for the PHILIPPINE OCR100M OPEN are first runner up Przemyslaw Janczuk in 28.11 s and 2nd Runner up - Jakub Zawistowski at 30.87. Przemyslaw Janczuk is the current European OCR100M record holder.
Joining Kaizen in the podium for female are Precious Cabuya at 40.01 and Milky Mae Tejares at 44.68s. Precious is also a member of the Ninja National Team of POSF while 2019 SEA Games gold medalist Milky Mae is part of the female coaching team.
The 2-day event started with an elimination round on Saturday which was joined by 18 athletes from around the Philippines.
50 age groupers also competed which consists of athletes as young as 17 years old to 56 year old competitors. The young athletes from Palawan State University and the island of Boracay who flew in for the competition impressed during the event.
The first day ended with 12 para athletes which consists of amputees and visually impaired individuals who has shown that obstacles have no limits.
The event concluded with a fun costume OCR challenge participated by seasoned and new obstacle course racers.
CHAMPION - Kaizen Dela Serna
Time 39.42 - PHILIPPINES
1st Runner Up - Precious Cabuya
Time 40.01 - PHILIPPINES
2nd Runner Up - Milky Mae Tejares
Time 44.68 - PHILIPPINES
CHAMPION - Mark Julius Rodelas
Time 27.12 - PHILIPPINES
1st Runner Up- Przemyslaw Janczuk
Time 28.11 - POLAND
2nd Runner up - Jakub Zawistowski
Time 30.87 - POLAND