One of Team Pilipinas’ gold medal bets Josephine Medina could not overcome Chinese foe Jingdian Mao in the Finals of the Women’s Singles- TT 8 event of the 2018 Para Asian Games, Tuesday afternooon at the Ecovention Ancol in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Medina, who competed in the 2016 Rio Games, fell in the gold medal match, 8-11, 3-11, 6-11.
This is the Philippines’ third silver medal in the continental meet.
The 48-year-old Filipina, who was afflicted with poliomyelitis which affected the length of her legs, blasted Thailand’s Kanlaya Kriabklang to open her campaign, 11-7, 11-6, 14-12. She followed it up with a 17-15, 12-10, 11-6 victory over China’s Wenjuan Huang in the semifinals.
In cycling, Godfrey Taberna bagged Cycling’s second bronze of the tournament as he finished bronze in the Men’s Road Race (C4) in the Sentul International Circuit.
Taberna, whose teammate Bucay Arthus had bronze in the Men’s Time Trial (C5) event, clocked in at 2:11:24.359 — .052 milliseconds behind Najib Mohd of Malaysia. China’s Guoping Wei won gold.
As of publishing, the Philippines sits at 12th place with 2 golds, three silvers, and three bronzes.
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