HPG-9 man tops mountain bike race PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:50

By ALLEN ABASTILLAS

PO2 Mark Joseph Ybañez of the Highway Patrol Group-9 was declared winner yesterday in the mountain bike race challenge  competition held as part of the Police Regional Office -9 Summer Sportsfest sponsored by  Police Regional Director Chief Supt. Edgar O. Basbas.

Ybañez was able to finish the bike race in 28 minutes and 46 seconds covering 17 kilometers.

The race started at Camp Abendan in Barangay  Mercedes going to Pasobolong via the circumferential road and down to the Diversion Road through barangay Divisoria. The finishing line was in Camp Abendan .

There were 62 racing participants.

During the competition the last contestant to reach the finishing line is Supt. Indawan Asaali.

Ybañez is under the banner team Regional Support Units ( RSUs). Participating teams were: the  Office of the PRO-9 Regional Director, Regional Headquarters -A& B, Special Action Force, Zamboanga City Police Office and Regional Public Safety Battalion.

HPGH-9 is under the leadership of Sr. Supt. Severino B. Agustin. —  Allen Abastillas