Philippines at the 1996 Summer Olympics

The Philippines competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. The 12-athlete delegation to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics competed in athletics, badminton, boxing, equestrian, shooting and swimming. This was the last Olympic games where the Philippines brought home a medal, a silver by boxer Mansueto Velasco, until weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Philippines at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg
IOC codePHI
NOCPhilippine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ph
in Atlanta
Competitors12 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Reynaldo Galido[1]
Medals
Ranked 61st
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Mansueto Velasco Boxing Light flyweight August 3

Results and competitors by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.04m (→ did not advance)

BadmintonEdit

Amparo "Weena" Lim became the only Filipino badminton player to qualify and compete in the sport of badminton in the Olympics. She lost in the first round 11-6, 11-6 to Katarzyna Krasowska of Poland.

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mansueto Velasco Light flyweight   Tsai (TPE)
W RSC
  Aguilera (CUB)
W 14–5
  Berhili (MAR)
W 20–10
  Lozano (ESP)
W 22–10
  Petrov (BUL)
L 6–19
 
Elias Recaido Flyweight   Mapfumo (ZIM)
W 13–2
  Samoilenco (MDA)
W 12–8
  Romero (CUB)
L 3–18
Did not advance
Virgilio Vicera Bantamweight   Bae (KOR)
L 4–8
Did not advance
Romeo Brin Lightweight   Valladares (CUB)
L 13–24
Did not advance
Reynaldo Galido Light welterweight   Urkal (GER)
L 2–19
Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Jumping Individual

ShootingEdit

Men's Trap

Men's Double Trap

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Raymond Papa
    1. Heat — 57.67 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Raymond Papa
    1. Heat — 2:05.09 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

ReferencesEdit

  • (ed.) Watkins, Ginger T. (1997). The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games, Volume III The Competition Results (PDF). Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers. ISBN 1-56145-150-9. Retrieved 2008-02-13.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-02-13.
  • Philippine Sports Commission