3 more Filipinos qualify for Tokyo Paralympic Games
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will have at least five athletes competing in the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
Three more were added to the Philippine delegation after swimmer Gary Bejino, wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan and discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda secured their spots through bipartite slots on Wednesday.
Team Philippines now has 𝐅𝐈𝐕𝐄 para athletes bound to compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games as of June 30.FEATURED STORIESSPORTS
— Philippine Sports Commission (@psc_gov) June 30, 2021
Table tennis player Josephine Medina, who bagged the bronze in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, is still waiting for her official confirmation.
Medina, who ended the country’s 16-year medal drought, is expected to participate in her third straight Paralympic Games.
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