Swimmer Gary Bejino, wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan end Tokyo Paralympic Games campaign with no medals
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Swimmer Gary Bejino, wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan end Tokyo Paralympic Games campaign with no medals

 TOKYO – Swimmer Gary Bejino and wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan bowed out of their respective events with a whimper on Friday, capping the Philippine team’s campaign at the Tokyo Paralympic Games here. Bejino finished seventh in the second heat with a time of one minute and 28.87 seconds in the men’s 100-meter backstroke-S6 race in his … Continue reading

Bejino bows out of 400-m freestyle heats, Mangliwan competes in 100-meter-T52 race finals
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Bejino bows out of 400-m freestyle heats, Mangliwan competes in 100-meter-T52 race finals

TOKYO –Slowly getting used to the spotlight, Gary Bejino was unhappy with his form after bowing out of the men’s 400-meter freestyle-S6 heats of the Tokyo Paralympic Games swimming championships at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre here on Thursday.     Coming off a two-day break, Bejino checked in with a time of five minutes and 52.28seconds in … Continue reading

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Gawilan, Bejino miss finals cuts

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Para-swimmer Ernie Gawilan (Photo courtesy of PSC) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – It was a tough day for the Philippine para-swimmers as both Ernie Gawilan and Gary Bejino failed to enter the finals of their respective Tokyo Paralympic events for Monday at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre. Gawilan finished 10th overall in the men’s … Continue reading

Mangliwan DQ’d in 400-m wheelchair race finals; Gawilan misses 200-m IM finals, sets personal best time
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Mangliwan DQ’d in 400-m wheelchair race finals; Gawilan misses 200-m IM finals, sets personal best time

 TOKYO – Wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan was disqualified in the T52 men’s 400-meter finals in a heartbreaking performance in the Tokyo Paralympic Games athletics meet at the Japan National Stadium here Friday night. It was a disappointing finale for Mangliwan, who was poised to set a national record of one minute and .80 seconds in placing … Continue reading

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PH para athletes undaunted by elite rivals in Tokyo

  Wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan and discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda (Contributed photo) TOKYO (PNA) – Wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan and discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda are undaunted by the elite opposition they will be up against in their respective events in the World Paralympic Games here. “Ang umaaayaw ay hindi magwawagi. Kaya hindi tayo umaayaw (He who gives up … Continue reading

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Record 4,403 athletes to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games

PARALYMPICS OPENS. Fireworks explode over the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan on Tuesday (Aug. 24, 2021). A record 4,403 athletes will compete in the quadrennial meet. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi) TOKYO – A record 4,403 athletes will compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games that kicked off on Tuesday night, according … Continue reading