Philippines national athletics team

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Filipino athlete, Fortunato Catalon (left) has the most gold medal at the Far Eastern Games with 9 gold medals.

The Philippines national athletics team represents the Philippines at the international athletics competitions such as Olympic Games or World Athletics Championships. Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) is the governing body of athletics in the Philippines.

The first participation of the Philippines in an international competition was at the Far Eastern Games in 1913[1]

Medal count[edit]

Event Editions 1st edition Men Women Total Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot. Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot. Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot.
Olympic Games 20 1924 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 details
World Championships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Olympic Games[edit]

As of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the Philippines has only won two bronze medals with its representatives participating in Athletics in 20 editions of the Olympics. The youngest member of the national team who participated in the Olympics was Elma Muros at 17 years old (1984); the oldest is Herman Suizo at 33 years old (1992).[2]

Edition Gold medal.svg Gold Silver medal.svg Silver Bronze medal.svg Bronze Total
United States Los Angeles 1932 Men's High Jump
Simeon Toribio
1
Germany Berlin 1936 Men's 400 meters hurdles
Miguel White
1
0 0 2 2

Records[edit]

Coaches[edit]

These are the national team coaches who have been appointed by PATAFA.[3]

  • Dario de Rosas (Head Coach)
  • Luisito Artiaga
  • Lerma Baluitan-Gabito
  • Jeoffrey Chua
  • Joebert Delicano
  • Arniel Ferrera
  • Danilo Fresnido
  • Sean Guevarra
  • Rene Herrera
  • John Lozada
  • Emerson Obiena
  • Jojo Posadas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Track and Field in the Philippines". Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Philippines Athletics - Olympics". Sports Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  3. ^ Manicad, Julius (7 January 2016). "Patafa appoints new coaches". Daily Tribune. Retrieved 8 January 2016.