Jerrold Mangliwan

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Jerrold Pete Mangliwan (born 17 October 1979) is a Filipino wheelchair racer who represented the Philippines in the 2014 Asian Para Games, 2016 Summer Paralympics, and 2020 Summer Paralympics.

Mangliwan, who was born in Tabuk, Kalinga was diagnosed with polio when he was two years old. He started wheelchair racing in 2009 after his friends and coaches encouraged him to get into para athletics.


Competitive Career

Mangliwan is a two-time ASEAN Para Games gold medalist, winning gold medals at the 100m and 200m T52 race. He also won a silver at the 400m T52 race. He has a paralympic record of 16.79 in the 2012 London Games. He finished seventh in the 2016 Rio Games.

He secured a Tokyo Paralympics berth based on his past performances cleared by the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) minimum qualifying standard (MQS) and minimum entry slot (MES).

At the 2020 Summer Paralympics, Mangliwan is the representative for Para athletics’ Men's 400m T52, Men’s 1500m T52, and Men’s 100m T52. He finished 5th in the men’s 400m T52 event but got disqualified for lane infringement. He clocked in a personal best of 1:00.80.

Mangliwan finished sixth out of seven racers, clocking in a time of 3:58.24. He concluded his campaign in the Tokyo Paralympics with an eighth-place finish in the men’s 100m T52 finals, with a time of 20.08.


Personal life

Mangliwan, his Rosie, and their three children currently reside at San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. He finished a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from the Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City.


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