Asian Para Games: Gawilan bags 3rd gold, PH chess team racks up medals

first_imgErnie Gawilan added another gold to his medal haul as the Philippines continued to hike its medal tally in the second to the last day of 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.Gawilan, who was born without feet and left hand, captured his third gold medal, this time ruling men’s freestyle 400m S7 (6-7) on Friday with a time of 4:56.98, 35 seconds ahead of the second best competitor.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal PBA: NorthPort wins back to back, hands Meralco 6th straight loss Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California collegecenter_img View comments MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil The 27-year-old swimmer gave the country its first gold medal in the Asian Para Games history in the opening day of the continental meet.Meanwhile, the Philippine men’s chess team bagged two golds, a silver and four bronze medals in rapid chess.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSander Severino also took home his fourth gold medal after winning the men’s individual rapid P1 and the men’s team rapid P1 along with Jasper Rom and Henry Roger Lopez.Henry Roger Lopez settled for silver in the men’s individual rapid P1 while Rom ended up with the bronze in the same category. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Arman Subaste (men’s individual rapid B2-B3); Francis Ching, Rodolfo Sarmiento and Cecilio Bilog (men’s team rapid chess B); and Redor Menandro, Subaste and Israel Peligro (men’s team rapid B2-B3) also won bronze medals.In cycling, Arthus Bucay came away with the gold medal in the men’s C5 4000M individual pursuit.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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