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Ernie Gawilan seizes silver; Gary Bejino picks up 2nd bronze

Two days after picking up the Philippines’ first-ever gold in the Asian Para Games, Ernie Gawilan added another medal to his collection.

The 27-year-old finished second in the Men’s 100M Freestyle S7 event, Tuesday evening at the GBK Aquatics Center in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Gawilan, who took home gold in the Men’s 200M Individual Medley SM7 event, finished with a time of 01:06.74. It was :03.58 seconds behind of Singapore’s Wei Soong Toh.

Korea’s Donggu Lee trailed behind at 01:11.87 for bronze.

Gawilan will compete in his last event in the continental meet tomorrow, joining the Men’s 100M Backstroke S7.

Earlier in the day, Gary Bejino won his second bronze in the Asiad, finishing third in the Men’s 100M Freestyle S6 event.

Bejino, who also won bronze in the Men’s 100M Backstroke S6, clocked in at 01:15.32.

China’s Yang Hong was ahead with a 01:14.04 finish while Kazakhstan’s Yerzhan Salimgereyev ended up with gold after finishing with a time of 01:12.22.

The Philippines ended the night at 14th place with 2 golds, 4 silvers, and 4 bronzes.

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