We are delighted to announce that the Philippines’s Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 team has won 9 gold, 10 silver, and 10 bronze medals at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019!!!
This year’s Special Olympics will be a memory to treasure for our talented athletes as they look forward to the next Special Olympics World Games which will be taking place in Sweden by winter of 2021.
Below are the medals won by the Pinoys so far as they compete with over 200 nationalities from around the world in Abu Dhabi!
SO Philippines, Futsal team
Rica Mae Ninobla
Noel Cartera, Swimming, 50m backstroke
Aprila Hermosa, Rhythmic Gymnastics – Ribbon
Carmela Basas, Rhythmic Gymnastics – Ball, Ribbon (2 gold medals)
Catherine Managay, Badminton
Janice Trinidad, Athletics 100m run
Sheila Galvez, Bocce
Aivie Dungca, Gymnastics All Around
SO Philippines, Football 7-a-side
Althea Angel Padilla
Arby Luis Rillera
Erica Mae Ordono
Jocelyn May Intia
Maria Theresa Colina, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Hoop
Alden Jimenez, Athletics 200m run
James Del Rosario, Athletics 200m run
Lemuel Batiloy, Badminton
Ryan Hasim, Bocce
Anna Ildesa, Bowling
Cyrus Floyd Losbanes and Lemuel
Batiloy, Badminton Doubles
Joanna Yabes, Powerlifting (2medals)
Alyssa Nicole Carino, Swimming: 50m backstroke
Joanna Yabes, Powerlifting
Perlita Teves, Athletics: 200m run
Mizzel Dawa, Bowling
Marlon Tindoc, Powerlifting
Aivie Dungca, Rhythmic Gymnastics – Hoop, Ball, Ribbon (3 bronze medals)
SO Philippines Rhythmic Gymnastics
Rhythmic Group Hoop and Rhythmic Floor Excercise (2 medals)
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