Jerrold Mangliwan finishes 8th in 100m final as PH ends Paralympic stint medal-less

Jerrold Mangliwan finishes 8th in 100m final as PH ends Paralympic stint medal-less

Jerrold Mangliwan failed to save the Philippines from getting blanked in the Tokyo Paralympics.
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Jerrold Mangliwan settled for the eighth spot in the final of the Tokyo Paralympics 100-meter wheelchair race as the Philippines capped its campaign in the said games without a medal.

On Friday at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium, Mangliwan clocked in at 20.08 seconds, barely three seconds off eventual winner Raymond Martin's time.

The American, who holds both the world and Paralympic records for the said race, took the gold at a time of 16.99 seconds.

Yuki Oya of Japan won silver at 17.18 seconds, while Mexico's Leonardo Perez set a new personal best of 17.44 seconds en route to the bronze.

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