Philippines at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Philippines at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg
IOC code PHI
NOC Philippine Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors 12 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Reynaldo Galido[1]
Ranked 61st
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Philippines competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. The 12-athlete delegation to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics competed in athletics, badminton, boxing, equestrian, shooting and swimming. This was the last Olympic games where the Philippines brought home a medal, a silver by boxer Mansueto Velasco, until weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Mansueto Velasco Boxing Light flyweight August 3

Results and competitors by event[edit]


Men's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.04m (→ did not advance)


Amparo "Weena" Lim became the only Filipino badminton player to qualify and compete in the sport of badminton in the Olympics. She lost in the first round 11-6, 11-6 to Katarzyna Krasowska of Poland.


Men's Light Flyweight (48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (54 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)


Jumping Individual


Men's Trap

Men's Double Trap


Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Raymond Papa
    1. Heat — 57.67 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Raymond Papa
    1. Heat — 2:05.09 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke