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Showing posts with label Jerrol Pete Mangliwan. Show all posts
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Monday, August 1, 2022

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.


Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Cordilleran is PH's flag bearer in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic, competes in wheelracing event

Photo Courtesy || Jerrol Pete Mangliwan

Cordillera - Cordilleran Wheelchair racer from Kalinga was the country's flag bearer in the opening rites of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic on 24th, August 2021.

Jerrol Pete Mangliwan, proudly represented the Philippines as he lead the six (6) other Filipino athletes in four different sports events. 

Photo Courtesy || Jerrol Pete Mangliwan

Mangliwan, a native of Tabuk City, Kalinga is one of the country's Paralympic athletes who will be competing in wheelchair racing.

Since 2019, he proved that his disability is not a hindrance in achieving his dream to be a professional athlete.

One of his achievements is finishing the 400-meter T52 wheelchair race at the 2021 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Switzerland where he was able to surpassed the Paralympic standard time of 1 minute and 3.27 minutes. He clocked in at 1 minute and 2.17 seconds.

Mangliwan is targeting to advance to the finals of the 100-meter, 400-meter, and 1,500 meter events in the Tokyo Paralympic. 

He wanted to dedicated his participation of this year's Paralympics to all his fellow persons with disabilities in the country.

Photo Courtesy || Jerrol Pete Mangliwan

"Huwag tayong mahiya. Ine-encourage na maging matapang at lumabas sa comfort zone natin para i-try ang mga bagay-bagay na pwedi nating explore, hindi lang sa sports kung hindi sa kabuuan," Mangliwan said via CNN news.


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