Asian Para Games 2018 - updates

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Zero to hero: PH achieves historic 10-gold haul in Asian Para Games

Oct 13, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Swimmer Ernie Gawilan and chess player Sander Severino banner the Philippine para team's golden breakthrough

PH caps Asian Para Games campaign with golden spree

Oct 12, 2018 - 9:11 PM

The country hikes its gold medal haul to 10 – a major turnaround from its zero-gold finish in previous editions

CHAMP. Arthus Bucay races his way to a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Para Games. Photo by Janet Tenorio/Philippine Sports Commission


Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta picks up Asian Para Games bronze

Oct 11, 2018 - 10:21 PM

The Paralympic powerlifter garners the Philippines' lone medal in Day 5 of the 2018 Asian Para Games

7TH BRONZE. Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta brings home the Philippines' 7th bronze medal. Photo by Jat Tenorio/Philippine Sports Commission

PH chess hauls in 3 gold medals in Asian Para Games

Oct 10, 2018 - 2:58 PM

Sander Severino bags two golds as the Filipino chessers collect a total of 6 medals in the continental games

Josephine Medina bags Asian Para Games table tennis silver

Oct 09, 2018 - 8:44 PM

Two-time Paralympian Josephine Medina, as expected, delivers a medal for PH in the 2018 Asian Para Games

SILVER. Josephine Medina brings home the country's second silver medal from the 2018 Asian Para Games. Photo from ITTF.com

PH hauls in another gold, bronze in Asian Para Games

Oct 08, 2018 - 9:21 PM

After ending its gold-medal drought in the quadrennial showcase, the Philippines adds another one for a total of 6 medals after Day 2

MEDAL HAUL. The Philippines now has two gold, two silver and two bronze medals heading into Day 3 of the 2018 Asian Para Games.


Ernie Gawilan clinches 1st PH gold in Asian Para Games history

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The Filipino para swimmer immediately opens the country's campaign with a historic gold

FIRST GOLD. Ernie Gawilan clinches the country's first ever gold medal in the 2018 Asian Para Games. Photo from Ernie Gawilan's Facebook

PH sets sights on first gold in Asian Para Games 2018

Sep 28, 2018 - 9:12 PM

Powerlifter Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta and table tennis player Josephine Medina lead the Filipino para athletes' campaign



HOPEFUL. Powerlifter Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta is one of the Philippines' gold medal bets in the 2018 Asian Para Games. Photo from the Philippine Sports for the Differently Abled Facebook page