Philippines at the 2017 Asian Winter Games
|Philippines at the|
2017 Asian Winter Games
|NOC||Philippine Olympic Committee|
|in Sapporo and Obihiro|
|Competitors||29 in 3 sports|
|Flag bearer||Carlo Garrucho|
|Asian Winter Games appearances|
The Philippines competed in the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan from February 19 to 26. The team consisted of 29 athletes in three sports (four disciplines) and nine officials, which represented the largest Filipino delegation at the Asian Winter Games compared to the delegations sent in previous editions the Philippines participated in.
The following table lists the Filipino delegation per sport and gender.
|Short track speed skating||0||1||1|
|Michael Christian Martinez||76.53||7||135.43||9||211.96||9|
The Philippines entered an ice hockey team for the first time. The team will play in division two of the competition. The team consists of 23 athletes. The Philippines finished in third place (13th place overall) in division 2 of the competition.
The Philippines was represented by the following athletes:
- Gianpietro Iseppi (G)
- Paolo Spafford (G)
- Javier Alfonso (D)
- Carlo Garrucho (D)
- Alison Lapiz (D)
- Gino Orda (D)
- Jed Reyes (D)
- Paul Sanchez (D)
- Julius Santiago (D)
- Miguel Serrano (D)
- Jose Cadiz (F)
- Philip Cheng (F)
- Steven Füglister (C) (F)
- Francois Gautlier (A) (F)
- Benjamin Imperial (F)
- Lenard Rigel Lancero II (F)
- Carl Montano (F)
- Hector Navasero (F)
- Miguel Relampagos (F)
- Jon Samson (F)
- Julian Santiago (F)
- Patrick Syquiatco (F)
- Michael Wang (F)
Legend: G = Goalie, D = Defense-man, F = Forward, C = Captain, A = Assistant captain
- Group A
|3||Independent Olympic Athletes||3||1||0||0||2||9||15||–6||3|
|21 February 2017|
(6–1, 1–3, 3–1)
|Philippines||Hoshioki Ice Skating Rink|
|20 min||Penalties||28 min|
|23 February 2017|
(1–4, 0–5, 1–5)
|Philippines||Hoshioki Ice Skating Rink|
|39 min||Penalties||10 min|
|24 February 2017|
(2–2, 4–0, 2–1)
|Independent Olympic Athletes||Hoshioki Ice Skating Rink|
|76 min||Penalties||86 min|
- 13th place match
|26 February 2017|
(5–0, 2–1, 2–1)
|Macau||Hoshioki Ice Skating Rink|
|6 min||Penalties||4 min|
Short track speed skating
|Kathryn Magno||500 m||54.031||3||Did not advance|
|1000 m||2:02.991||4||Did not advance|
|1500 m||3:16.372||5||N/A||Did not advance|
The Philippines has entered one male competitor, marking the Asian Winter Games debut of the country in the sport.
|Athlete||Event||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|Ryan Espiritu||Men's giant slalom||55.84||11||47.63||14||1:43.47||11|
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