Mariano Tolentino

Mariano Tolentino (22 June 1928 – 1998) was a Filipino basketball player who played for the national team competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was part of the national men's basketball team who won three consecutive Asiad medals and bronze medal in the 1954 World Basketball Championship.[2]

He was inducted into the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame for his achievements in the sport of Basketball on 25 January 2016.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Mariano Tolentino". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  2. ^ Navarro, June (January 4, 2016). "Espino, Sulaiman head 13 more Hall of Fame nominees". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 2, 2016.