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Cordilleran Para Athlete from Tabuk wins Gold in Asean Para Games Solo 2022

Photo Courtesy || Jerrold Mangliwan

Cordillera - The Philippine Team secures its 4th gold medal in the ongoing 11th Asean Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

Cordilleran Paralympian Jerrold Mangliwan, a native of Tabuk City, Kalinga bagged gold in the men's 100-M T52 event after clocking in 19.18 seconds.

The 40-year old Mangliwan is a Cordilleran wheelchair racer who competed for the Philippines in the 2014 Asian Para Games, the 2016 Summer Paralympics, and the Tokyo Paralympics. 

He competes in the T52 classification in the the wheelchair racing.

Mangliwan has paraplegia which he acquired from polio, a disease he was diagnosed of when he was two years old. 

He took up the sport of wheelchair racing in 2009 upon the encouragement of a friend.

He represented the country in the Tokyo Paralympics with an eighth-place finish in the men’s 100m T52.

At the 2015 ASEAN Para Games, he won gold medals at the 100m and 200m T52 race, and a silver in the 400m T52 race.



Anonymous said...

Wow, congratulations 🎊 👏 💐

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