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Bowler gives PHL its second gold in the 2018 Asian Para Games

Photo from official Facebook page of the 2018 Asian Para Games (https://www.facebook.com/asianpg2018)

Bowler Kim Ian Chi seized the second gold medal of the Philippines at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Chi, who is missing one hand, ruled the Mixed Singles Tenpin Bowling TPB10 event at Jaya Ancol Bowling Centre after getting an average score of 231. 30

Wonju Hong of South Korea seized the silver medal after averaging 229.80 points, while Raiwan Phisitthanakul of Thailand and Swang Hee Tan of Singapore shared the bronze medal after both bowlers garnered an average score of 221.70 points

Currently, the Philippines has a total of six medals: two gold medals, two silver medals, and two bronze medals, and places 10th among the 43 nations competing in the 3rd edition of the Asian multi-sports event for athletes with disability.

27-year old swimmer Ernie Gawilan from Davao won the first gold medal of the Philippines in the tournament after topping the Men’s 200 meter Individual Medley Para Swimming SM7

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