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3 more Filipinos qualify for Tokyo Paralympic Games

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Gary Bejino of the Philippines during the men’s 400 meter freestyle event. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO / Janneth Tenorio

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 runner Jerrold Mangliwan and discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda secured their spots through bipartisan spaces on Wednesday.

Bejino, Mangliwan and Aceveda were joined by early taekwondo jin participants Allain Ganapin and swimmer Erwin Gawilan.

Table tennis player Josephine Medina, who took bronze at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, is still awaiting her official confirmation.

Medina, who ended the country’s 16-year medal drought, is expected to participate in his third consecutive Paralympic Games.

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