Philippines at the Olympics

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Philippines at the Olympics is a history which includes 23 games in 16 countries and 370+ athletes.[1] Since 1911, the Philippines has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for the Philippines is PHI.[3]

History[change | change source]

The Philippine National Olympic Committee was formed in 1911. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1929.[4]

Philippines's team first competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.[1]

The team did not compete in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Filipino athletes have also been at the Winter Olympic Games three times after 1972, but not since 1994. The Philippines is the first nation in the tropics to be in the Winter Olympic Games.

Medalists[change | change source]

Summer games[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Yldefonso, TeofiloTeofilo Yldefonso 1928 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 400 metre breaststroke
33 Bronze Toribio, SimeonSimeon Toribio 1932 Los Angeles Athletics Men's high jump
33 Bronze Villanueva, JoséJosé Villanueva 1932 Los Angeles Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Yldefonso, TeofiloTeofilo Yldefonso 1932 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 200 metre breaststroke
33 Bronze White, MiguelMiguel White 1936 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
22 Silver Villanueva, AnthonyAnthony Villanueva 1964 Tokyo Boxing Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Serantes, LeopoldoLeopoldo Serantes 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's light flyweight
33 Bronze Velasco, RoelRoel Velasco 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's light flyweight
22 Silver Velasco, MansuetoMansueto Velasco 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's light flyweight

Winter games[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Martinez, Michael ChristianMichael Christian Martinez 2014 Sochi Figure skating Men's single

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Philippines"; retrieved 2012-7-27.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-27.
  3. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. Olympic.org, Philippines; retrieved 2012-7-27.

Other websites[change | change source]