Pinoys clinch gold, silver in Asian Para Games

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Joey Villar – The Philippine Star December 5, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — A swimmer from Negros delivered the country’s first gold medal while a runner from Sta. Rosa, Laguna copped a silver in the Asian Youth Para Games in Bahrain. Ariel Alegarbes struck gold in the 100-meter butterfly S14 multiclass for 17-18 years old boys by clocking a minute and 1.96 seconds Friday night while Ronn Russell Mitra snared a silver in the 400m T20 in 54.65. The 19-year-old Mitra lost the mint to Natapon Kaewmanee of Thailand in 54.10. It was a strong start for the team that had already surpassed its … Read more about Pinoys clinch gold, silver in Asian Para Games

Team Philippines cops gold, silver in Asian Youth Para Games

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Luisa Morales – Philstar.com December 4, 2021 | 10:19am MANILA, Philippines — Team Philippines has already copped two medals in the 2021 Asian Youth Para Games in Manama, Bahrain after hostilities on Friday. Ariel Joseph Alegarbes and Ronn Russel Mitra clinched gold and silver in their respective events to already exceed the country’s medal haul in the 2017 edition of the Para Games in Dubai where the Philippines only clinched one bronze. Alegarbes, for his part, won gold in the S14 100-meter butterfly event in swimming while Mitra took second place in the 400-meter T20 event in Para Athletics… Read more about Team Philippines cops gold, silver in Asian Youth Para Games

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