Philippines at the 1962 Asian Games

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Philippines at the
1962 Asian Games
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg
IOC code PHI
NOC Philippine Olympic Committee
Website (English)
in Jakarta
Ranked 4th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
7 4 16 27
Asian Games appearances (overview)

The Philippines participated in the 1962 Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 24 to September 4, 1962. Ranked 3rd with 7 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 16 bronze medals with a total of 27 over-all medals.[1]

Asian Games performance[edit]

Mona Sulaiman copped three gold medals when she topped the 100 and 200-meter dash and anchored the national squad in the women's 4x100-meter finals.[2] Philippine boxing won their first gold medal when Filipino welterweight boxer Manfredo Alipala, a 24-year old National Open champion from Far Eastern University, outpunched Japan's Kichijiro Hamada in the finals.[3]

The Philippine basketball team captured its fourth championship in the Asian Games competitions. In Tennis, Johnny Jose bagged the Asiad men's tennis singles gold medal.[4]

Medal summary[edit]

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 4 1 4 9
Basketball 1 0 0 1
Boxing 1 0 3 4
Shooting 0 1 0 1
Swimming 0 2 10 12
Tennis 1 2 6 9
Volleyball 0 0 1 1

Basketball Gold medalist[edit]

Philippine national team
Engracio Arazas Kurt Bachmann
Narciso Bernardo Geronimo Cruz
Carlos Loyzaga (Captain) Manuel Jocson
Alfonso Marquez Roehl Nadurata
Eduardo Pacheco Cristobal Ramas
Alberto Reynoso Edgardo Roque
Joselino Roa Jose Laganson
Head coach: Enrique Crame (7-0 won-loss record)