Air Force man dies in Cebu open water swimming competition


Tragedy struck an open-water swimming competition in Cebu province over the weekend when a master sergeant of the Philippine Air Force died while participating in the activity.

Eduardo Oriondo, 54, lost consciousness and drowned while taking part in the Olango Challenge, an open water swimming competition, on Saturday, GMA Cebu’s Vic Serna reported Monday.

Oriondo had been a veteran of Ironman triathlons, the report said.

See GMA News

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