Philippines

History

The Philippines made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1924 and has competed ever since, with the exception of 1980 where it participated in the United States led boycott. Recently the nation sends a small delegation with around 15 athletes to compete. The athletes compete in various sports such as, athletics, boxing, shooting and taekwondo.

The Philippines won its first medal in 1928 and has won a total of 10 medals in 4 sports; five in boxing, two in athletics, 2 in swimming and one in weightlifting. The most successful athlete is swimmer Teofilo Yldefonso. He won two bronze medals in the men’s 200m breaststroke at the 1928 and 1932 Olympics. In 2016 the Philippines won a single medal.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Pole Vault Ernest Obiena

Boxing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Flyweight Carlo Paalam Carlo Paalam
Men’s Middleweight Eumir Marcial Eumir Marcial
Women’s Flyweight Irish Magno Irish Magno
Women’s Featherweight Nesthy Petrcio Nesthy Petrcio

Golf

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Juvic Pagunsan Juvic Pagunsan
Women’s Individual Yuka Saso Yuka Saso
Bianca Pagdanganan Bianca Pagdanganan

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Artistic Individual Events Carlos Yulo Carlos Yulo

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s -63kg Kiyomi Watanabe Kiyomi Watanabe

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Single Sculls Cris Nievarez Cris Nievarez

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 10m Air Rifle Jayson Valdez

Skateboarding

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Street Margielyn Didal Margielyn Didal

Taekwondo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -58kg Kurt Barbosa Kurt Barbosa

Weightlifting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s -55kg Hidilyn Diaz Hidilyn Diaz
Women’s -64kg Elreen Ando Elreen Ando