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Philippines at the 1996 Summer Olympics


Philippines at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Philippines at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Philippines
IOC code  PHI
NOC Philippine Olympic Committee
At the Atlanta
Competitors 12 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Reynaldo Galido[1]
Rank: 61
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

The Atlanta, United States. The 12-athlete delegation to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics competed in athletics, badminton, boxing, equestrian, shooting and swimming. As of this time, this was the last Olympic games where the Philippines brought home a medal- a silver by boxer Mansueto Velasco.


  • Medalists 1
    • Silver 1.1
  • Results and competitors by event 2
    • Athletics 2.1
    • Badminton 2.2
    • Boxing 2.3
    • Equestrian 2.4
    • Shooting 2.5
    • Swimming 2.6
  • References 3



Results and competitors by event


Men's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.04m (→ did not advance)


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.


Men's Light Flyweight (48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (54 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)


Jumping Individual


Men's Trap

  • George Earnshaw

Men's Double Trap

  • George Earnshaw


Men's 100m Backstroke

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

Men's 200m Backstroke

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

Women's 200m Backstroke


  1. ^ What has happened since '96?
  • (ed.) Watkins, Ginger T. (1997). The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games, Volume III The Competition Results (PDF). Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers.  
  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  
  • Philippine Sports Commission

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