Alfonso Marquez (basketball)

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Alfonso Marquez
Medal record
Men’s Basketball
Representing  Philippines
FIBA Asia Championship
Gold medal – first place 1960 Manila Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1967 Seoul Team competition

Alfonso R. Marquez[1] (born March 29, 1938), better known as Alfonso "Boy" Marquez, is a Filipino former basketball player and coach. Marquez was born in Zamboanga City, Philippines.

A product of Ateneo de Zamboanga High School team and the University of Visayas, he came to Manila joining the Ysmael Steel Admirals in 1958. He won six championships as a part of the Ysmael Steel squad. An all-around player, he could play the center, forward and guard positions.

Marquez also appeared at the Olympic Games as a member of the country's national basketball team.[2] At the 1968 Mexico Olympics, Marquez and another Hall of Famer Ed Ocampo took turns in shackling Shin Dong Pa as the Philippines beat South Korea, 63-60. Marquez shot 18 points and Shin, 16.

He later played for MERALCO and Mariwasa during the 1970s in the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association.

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