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Philippines at the 1966 Asian Games

The Philippines participated in the 1966 Asian Games held in Bangkok, Thailand from December 9 to December 20, 1966. Ranked 10th with 2 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 25 bronze medals with a total of 42 over-all medals.[1]

Philippines at the
1966 Asian Games
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IOC codePHI
NOCPhilippine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ph ‹See Tfd›(in English)
in Bangkok
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
2
Silver
15
Bronze
25
Total
42
Asian Games appearances (overview)

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Asian Games performanceEdit

The Philippines won only two gold medals, courtesy of all-around athlete Josephine de la Vina and boxer Rodolfo Arpon, who was the lone gold medalist of the four-man boxing team, ruling the lightweight class.

The Philippine delegation of 147 athletes that competed in 12 sports also won 15 silvers and 25 bronzes. The Games also saw the end of the country's reign as Asia's basketball king, with the RP nationals managing a poor sixth behind champion Israel.

Medal summaryEdit

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Athletics1135
  Boxing1034
  Swimming06915
  Shooting05510
  Tennis0235
  Cycling0112
  Diving0011
Totals (7 sports)2152542

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