Tokyo Paralympics: Team Philippines schedule, results, updates

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) – Riding on the momentum of the country's best Olympic finish and winning its first Olympic gold, six Filipino para-athletes are next in line to vie for the elusive Paralympic gold medal.

Check out the detailed schedule below of the athletes' expected and future matches in the Tokyo Paralympics slated Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. All times are Philippine Standard Time.


Venue: Tokyo National Stadium

1. Jerrold Mangliwan – men’s wheelchair racing T52

400-meter event

Round 1 heats, August 27 – finished 4th; qualifies for final

Final, August 27 – disqualified

1,500-meter event

Final, August 29 - finished 6th overall

100-meter event

Final, September 3 - finished 8th overall


Venue: Tokyo Aquatics Centre

1. Gary Bejino

200-meter individual medley SM6

Heats, August 26 - finished 17th overall

50-meter butterfly S6

Heats, August 30 – finished 14th overall

400-meter freestyle S6

Heats, September 2 – finished 13th overall

100-meter backstroke S6

Heats, September 3 – finished 20th overall

2. Ernie Gawilan

200-meter individual medley SM7

Heats, August 27 – finished 9th overall

400-meter freestyle S7

All events on August 29:

Heats – finished 6th overall, qualifies for final

Final – finished 6th overall

100-meter backstroke S7

Heats, August 30 – finished 10th overall

NOTE: Powerlifter Achelle Guion, discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda, and taekwondo jin Allain Ganapin failed to compete for testing positive for COVID-19.