Tokyo Paralympics: Mangliwan sets personal best, misses podium | Inquirer Sports

Tokyo Paralympics: Mangliwan sets personal best, misses podium

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:33 PM August 29, 2021
Mangliwan gets disqualified in men’s 400m final

FILE – Wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan. Photo from the Philippine Paralympic Committee

MANILA, Philippines—Jerrold Mangliwan missed out on the podium but set a personal best in the men’s 1,500-meter final of the Tokyo Paralympic Games Sunday at the Olympic Stadium.

Clocking 3:58.24, Mangliwan finished sixth and in the process set his personal mark in the event.


Japan’s Sato Tomoki captured not only the gold medal but also shattered the Paralympic record with a time of 3:29.13, beating the previous mark of 3:40.63 that Raymond Martin set in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Martin captured silver in Tokyo clocking in at 3:29.72 which is his personal best and a new Americas record.


Japan’s Ueyonabaru Hirokazu settled for the bronze with a personal best time of 3:44.17.

Thomas Geierspichler of Austria came in at fourth registering 3:54.77 while Leonard De Jesus Perez Juarez of Mexico was at fifth with a time of 3:54.82.

The United States’ Isaiah Rigo was in seventh at 3:59.42.


Tokyo Paralympics: Mangliwan eager to redeem self after disqualification

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Jerrold Mangliwan, PH Tokyo 2020, Tokyo Paralympic Games
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.