Mandaue’s Dino wins gold-A A +A
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
STA. Cruz, Laguna—Mandaue City's Arman Dino, a victim of firecrackers, outraced Paralympian Isidro Vildosola in the last 50 meters to win the gold in the athletics T46 400-m run in the 2nd Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Sports Association for the Differently Abled (PSC-PHILSPADA) Para National Games.
Dino, 28, who lost his right arm on New Year’s Day 1992, defied the gruelling heat to capture the first gold in athletics with a time of 58.58 seconds. The Koronadal, South Cotabato native Vildosola, a seventh placer in the 1,500-meter run in the 2012 London Paralympics, could only settle for silver.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on March 20, 2013.