Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times


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.

#ReadMore  Gold rush in Chess for Team Pilipinas
Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like


Team Pilipinas had a magical run in the 2018 Asian Games, finishing with four golds, two silvers, and fifteen bronzes. If that was magical,...


2018 Asian Para Games three-time gold medalist Ernie Gawilan and 17 other medalists are set to be the first recipients of cash incentives by...


Team Pilipinas only had meager expectations heading into the 2018 Asian Para Games. All the contingent wanted was to finish better than their outing...


Already with two golds in the 2018 Asian Para Games, Ernie Gawilan made sure to leave a mark – then picked up a hattrick....


Arthus Bucay was not to be denied Friday afternoon during the C5 Individual Pursuit 4000M of the 2018 Asian Para Games. Figuring in a...


Team Pilipinas veteran campaigner Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta ended up with bronze in the Women’s Over-86kg event of the Powerlifting competition in the 2018 Asian Para...


Ernie Gawilan doubled his gold medal count on Wednesday evening after figuring in a thriller. Three days after giving Team Pilipinas its first-ever gold...


As the dust settled on the Chess competition of the 2018 Para Asian Games, the Philippines came through with a huge haul in the...