Men's 200m breaststroker Teofilo
Yldefonzo won the Philippines'
first Olympic medal when he won
bronze in the 1928 Amsterdam
Games behind Japanese champion
Yldefonzo also won bronze in 1932
in the 200m breaststroke, with
Tsuruta again taking gold.
The Philippines has won nine
Olympic medals in total, but never
gold. Its two silver medals were both
won by boxers - Anthony Villanueva
in 1964 and Mansueto Valesco in 1996.
|Title:||"Lupang Hinirang" [Beloved Land].|
|Composer:||Words by Felipe Padilla de Leon, |
music by Julian Felipe.
|Date of IOC Recognition:||1929|
|NOC President:||José Cojuangco Jr.|
|NOC General Secretary:||Stephen Hontiveros|
|IOC Member(s):||Francisco J. Elizalde|
|First OG Appearance:||1924|
|Number of OG Appearance:||18|
Medals per sport