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Philippines at the Asian Games
Flag of the Philippines.svg
Flag of the Philippines
IOC code  PHI
NOC Philippine Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ph (English)
Asian Games history
Asian Games
Asian Winter Games
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Asian Beach Games
Asian Youth Games
Southeast Asian Games history
Southeast Asian Games

Philippines is a member of the South East Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has participated in the Asian Games since their inception in 1951. The Philippine Olympic Committee, established in 1911, and recognized in 1929 by the International Olympic Committee, is the National Olympic committee for Philippines.[1]

Philippines was one of the first five founding members of the Asian Games Federation on February 13, 1949, in New Delhi, the organization which was disbanded on November 26, 1981, and replaced by the Olympic Council of Asia.[2][3]

Membership of Olympic Council of Asia[edit]

Philippines is a member of the South East Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia, the governing body of all the sports in Asia, recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the continental association of Asia.[4][5][a] Being a member of the South East Asian Zone, Philippines also participates in the South East Asian Games, sub-regional Games for South East Asia.[6]

The OCA organizes five major continental-level multi-sport events: the Asian Summer Games (which are commonly known as the Asian Games), Asian Winter Games, Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games, Asian Beach Games, and Asian Youth Games. Before 2009, Indoor and Martial Arts were two separate events, specialised for indoor and martial arts sports respectively. However, since then the OCA has amalgamated them into a single event, the Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games, which was debuted in 2013 in Incheon, South Korea.[7] As a member of OCA, Philippines is privileged to participate in all these multi-sport events.

Summer Games results[edit]

Philippines is one of the only seven countries that have competed in all editions of the Asian Games. The other six are Indonesia, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Thailand.[8]

     Games were held on home soil

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1951 New Delhi 5 6 8 19 3
1954 Manila 14 14 17 45 2
1958 Tokyo 9 19 15 43 2
1962 Jakarta 7 6 24 37 3
1966 Bangkok 2 15 20 37 10
1970 Bangkok 1 9 12 22 11
1974 Tehran 0 2 11 13 16
1978 Bangkok 4 4 8 16 9
1982 New Delhi 2 3 9 14 10
1986 Seoul 4 5 9 18 6
1990 Beijing 1 2 7 10 13
1994 Hiroshima 3 2 8 13 14
1998 Bangkok 1 5 12 18 21
2002 Busan 3 7 16 26 18
2006 Doha 4 6 9 19 18
2010 Guangzhou 3 4 9 16 19
2014 Incheon 1 2 12 15 22
Total 63 112 215 390 10


Medals by sport[edit]

Sports Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
Basketball pictogram.svg Basketball 3 4 1 2 7
Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis 8 3 9 13 25
Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics 11 11 10 29 50
Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing 4 15 9 29 53
DanceSport pictogram.svg Dancesport 4 0 0 2 2
Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling 12 1 2 8 11
Karate pictogram.svg Karate 16 0 1 6 7
Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing 13 0 1 0 1
Bowling pictogram.svg Bowling 5 7 8 8 13
Wushu pictogram.svg Wushu 9 1 7 9 17
Diving pictogram.svg Diving 13 0 0 1 1
Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlfting 18 0 5 3 8
Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming 4 10 31 54 95
Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo 13 0 4 21 25
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball 8 0 0 1 1
Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting 9 5 12 15 32
Archery pictogram.svg Archery 11 0 0 1 1
Olympic pictogram Equestrian.png Equestrian 9 1 1 1 3
Olympic pictogram Wrestling.png Wrestling 14 0 2 2 4
Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing 16 0 0 1 1
Golf pictogram.svg Golf 5 1 4 7 12
Chess pictogram.png Board Games 7 0 1 0 1
Cue sports pictogram.svg Cue Sports 4 4 4 1 9
Football pictogram.svg Football 0 0 0 0 0
Judo pictogram.svg Judo 0 0 0 0 0
Total 10 63 112 215 390

Winter Games results[edit]

The Philippines has never won a medal in the Asian Winter Games.[9]

Indoor Games results[edit]

The Philippines has sent athletes to all editions of the Asian Indoor Games. In the 2005 Asian Indoor Games, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 12 to 19, 2005, the Philippines won total four medals, including a gold.[10] Total six medals were won by Filipino athletes during the 2007 Games in Macau, held from October 26 to November 3, 2007.[11] Filipino contingents gave the best performance, in terms of the total number of medals earned, during the 2009 Games held in Hanoi, Vietnam, from October 30 to November 8, winning 10 medals overall.[12]

Beach Games results[edit]

The Philippines has sent its delegations to both editions of the Asian Beach Games—a biennial multi-sport event which features sporting events played on seaside beach. At the 2008 Games in Bali, the Philippines won a total of 10 medals, leading to the country finishing 21st in the medal table.[13]

The Philippines sent a delegation composed of 23 athletes for the 2010 Asian Beach Games held in Muscat, Oman from December 8 to 16, 2010. The Philippines was one of the 18 National Olympic Committees that did not win any medal in the Games.[14]

Martial Arts Games results[edit]

The Philippines competed in the First Asian Martial Arts Games held in Bangkok, Thailand, from August 1 to 9, 2009. The Philippines won total 18 medals (with two gold), and finished in the 12th spot. Jeffrey Figueroa won a gold in the bantamweight class of taekwondo after defeating Rezai Hasan of Afghanistan by 10–7 in the final. Another gold was won by Mary Jane Estimar in the sanshou 52 kg event of wushu. Estimar defeated Si Si Sein of Myanmar in the final by two to nil points difference.[15]

Youth Games results[edit]

The Philippines participated in the 2009 Asian Youth Games held in Singapore from June 29 to July 7, 2009. The Philippines earned two medals in the Games, but no gold, and finished in the 18th spot in the medal table.[16]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes
References
  1. ^ "Counties – Philippines". olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The First Asian Games Championships will be held in March 1951 at New Delhi" (PDF). la84foundation.org. LA84 Foundation. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Council – OCA History". ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ "NOCs". ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "National Olympic Committees". olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved February 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Games – South East Asian Games". ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Games". ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Asian Games – Philippine – Medal standings" (PDF). olympic.ph. Philippine Olympic Committee. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Asian Winter Games medal count". ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
  10. ^ "I Asian Indoor Games – Medal Tally of 1st Asian Games". sports.gov.pk. Pakistan Sports Board. Retrieved February 3, 2012. 
  11. ^ "II Asian Indoor Games – Medal Tally of 2nd Asian Games". sports.gov.pk. Pakistan Sports Board. Retrieved February 2, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Overall medal standings – Hanoi 2009". ocasia.org. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
  13. ^ "1st Asian Beach Games – Medal Tally of 1st Asian Beach Games". sports.gov.pk. Pakistan Sports Board. Retrieved February 2, 2012. 
  14. ^ "The 2010 Asian Beach Games" (PDF). olympic.ph. Philippine Olympic Committee. December 18, 2010. p. 22. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
  15. ^ "RP wins two golds in 1st Asian Martial Arts Games" (PDF). olympic.ph. Philippine Olympic Committee. August 29, 2009. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
  16. ^ "1st Asian Youth Games – Medal Tally of 1st Asian Youth Games". sports.gov.pk. Pakistan Sports Board. Retrieved February 3, 2012. 

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