Philippines at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Philippines at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg
IOC codePHI
NOCPhilippine Amateur Athletic Federation
Websitewww.olympic.ph
in Helsinki
Competitors25 in 7 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Philippines competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 25 competitors, all men, took part in 14 events in 7 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Israel (57-47)
  • Defeated Hungary (48-35)
  • Main Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Argentina (59-85)
  • Lost to Brazil (52-71)
  • Defeated Canada (81-65) → did not advance, 9th place
  • Team Roster:
  • Florentino Bautista
  • Ramon Campos, Jr.
  • Antonio Genato
  • José Gochangco
  • Rafael Hechanova, Sr.
  • Eduardo Lim
  • Carlos "Caloy" Loyzaga
  • Antonio Martinez (c)
  • Ponciano Saldana
  • Meliton Santos
  • Antonio Tantay
  • Mariano "Nano" Tolentino
  • Head Coach: Felicisimo "Fely" Fajardo

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight:

  1. First Round – Defeated Basil Thompson of Burma (TKO 2R)
  2. Second Round – Lost to Willie Toweel of South Africa (1 - 2)

Men's Bantamweight:

  1. Second Round – Lost to John McNally of Ireland (0 - 3)

Men's Lightweight:

  1. First Round – Lost to Aleksy Antkiewicz of Poland (0 - 3)

Men's Light-Welterweight:

  1. First Round – Lost to Bruno Visintin of Italy (KO 2R)

Men's Welterweight:

  1. First Round – José Luis Dávalos of Mexico (TKO 3R)

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented the Philippines in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philippines at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 February 2015.

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