Philippines at the 2017 Asian Winter Games

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Philippines at the
2017 Asian Winter Games
Flag of the Philippines.svg
IOC code PHI
NOC Philippine Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ph (in English)
in Sapporo and Obihiro
February 19–26
Competitors 29 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Carlo Garrucho
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Asian Winter Games appearances

The Philippines competed in the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan from February 19 to 26.[1][2][3] 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.[4][5]

On February 19, 2017 it was announced that ice hockey player Carlo Garrucho would be the country's flagbearer during the parade of nations at the opening ceremony.[6]

Competitors[edit]

The following table lists the Filipino delegation per sport and gender.

Sport Men Women Total
Figure skating 2 2 4
Ice hockey 23 0 23
Short track speed skating 0 1 1
Snowboarding 1 0 1
Total 26 3 29

Figure skating[edit]

Four figure skaters were named to the Filipino team, including 2014 Winter Olympics competitor Michael Christian Martinez.[4]

Singles
Athlete(s) Event SP FP Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Jules Alpe Men's 42.38 17 86.03 17 128.41 17
Michael Christian Martinez 76.53 7 135.43 9 211.96 9
Samantha Cabiles Ladies 28.54 14 55.11 16 83.65 15
Shayane Casapao 28.54 18 46.66 21 70.99 19

Ice hockey[edit]

The Philippines entered an ice hockey team for the first time.[7][8] The team will play in division two of the competition.[9] The team consists of 23 athletes.[4] The Philippines finished in third place (13th place overall) in division 2 of the competition.[10]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The Philippines was represented by the following athletes:[11]

Legend: G = Goalie, D = Defense-man, F = Forward, C = Captain, A = Assistant captain


Group A
Rank
Team
Pld W OW OL L GF GA GD Pts
1  Kyrgyzstan 3 3 0 0 0 22 7 +15 9
2  Philippines 3 2 0 0 1 27 15 +12 6
3 International Olympic Committee Independent Olympic Athletes 3 1 0 0 2 9 15 –6 3
4  Qatar 3 0 0 0 3 6 27 –21 0
21 February 2017
20:00
Kyrgyzstan 10–5
(6–1, 1–3, 3–1)
 PhilippinesHoshioki Ice Skating Rink
Attendance: 86

23 February 2017
20:00
Qatar 2–14
(1–4, 0–5, 1–5)
 PhilippinesHoshioki Ice Skating Rink
Attendance: 103

24 February 2017
20:00
Philippines 8–3
(2–2, 4–0, 2–1)
International Olympic Committee Independent Olympic AthletesHoshioki Ice Skating Rink
Attendance: 127
13th place match
26 February 2017
9:00
Philippines 9–2
(5–0, 2–1, 2–1)
 MacauHoshioki Ice Skating Rink
Attendance: 208

Short track speed skating[edit]

The Philippines has entered one female competitor, marking the Asian Winter Games debut of the country in the sport.[4][12]


Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
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

Snowboarding[edit]

The Philippines has entered one male competitor, marking the Asian Winter Games debut of the country in the sport.[4]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ryan Espiritu Men's giant slalom 55.84 11 47.63 14 1:43.47 11
Men's slalom 44.65 13 37.95 9 1:22.60 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sapporo 2017". www.ocasia.org/. Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  2. ^ "OCA welcomes record number of teams, athletes to Sapporo 2017". www.ocasia.org/. Olympic Council of Asia. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. ^ Atencio, Peter (4 January 2017). "Filipino athletes to join Asian Winter Games". Manila Standard. Manila, Philippines. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e "29 Filipino athletes to compete in 2017 Asian Winter Games". Manila Bulletin. Manila, Philippines. 25 November 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  5. ^ "2017 Sapporo AWG sport entries by NOC". www.sapporo2017.org. 8th Sapporo Asian Winter Games Organizing Committee. 16 December 2016. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Garrucho is PH's flag bearer in Asian Winter Games". Manila Times. Manila, Philippines. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Entry list for hockey at the 2017 Asian Winter Games". www.nationalteamsoficehockey.com/. National Teams of Ice hockey. 3 December 2016. Retrieved 3 December 2016.
  8. ^ Atencio, Peter (6 January 2017). "Veteran PH hockey team joins winter tilt". Manila Standard. Manila, Philippines. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  9. ^ Morgan, Liam (4 January 2017). "Sapporo 2017 confirm entrants in men's and women's ice hockey tournaments". www.insidethegames.biz/. Dunsar Media Ltd. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Ice hockey Men's Division II Tournament Progress" (PDF). www.info.sapporo2017.org/. Sapporo Organizing Committee for the 2017 Asian Winter Games. 26 February 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  11. ^ Satumbaga, Kristel (11 January 2017). "Olympian Martinez heads PH to Asiad". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  12. ^ Leyba, Olmin (10 February 2017). "Fil-Am leads Philippines in Winter Games". The Philippine Star. Manila, The Philippines. Retrieved 10 February 2017.