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Philippines at the 1952 Summer Olympics


Philippines at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Philippines at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Philippines
IOC code  PHI
NOC Philippine Olympic Committee
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 25 in 7 sports
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

The Philippines competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 25 competitors, all men, took part in 14 events in 7 sports.[1]


  • Athletics 1
  • Basketball 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Shooting 4
  • Swimming 5
  • Weightlifting 6
  • Wrestling 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9



Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Israel (57-47)
  • Defeated Hungary (48-35)
  • Main Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Argentina (59-85)
  • Lost to Brazil (52-71)
  • Defeated Canada (81-65) → did not advance, 9th place
  • Team Roster:
  • Florentino Bautista
  • Ramon Campos, Jr.
  • Antonio Genato
  • José Gochangco
  • Rafael Hechanova, Sr.
  • Eduardo Lim
  • Carlos "Caloy" Loyzaga
  • Antonio Martinez
  • Ponciano Saldana
  • Meliton Santos
  • Antonio Tantay
  • Mariano "Nano" Tolentino
  • Head Coach: Felicisimo "Fely" Fajardo


Men's Flyweight:

  1. First Round – Defeated Basil Thompson of Burma (TKO 2R)
  2. Second Round – Lost to William Michael Toweel of South Africa (1 - 2)

Men's Bantamweight:

  1. Second Round – Lost to John McNally of Ireland (0 - 3)

Men's Lightweight:

  1. First Round – Lost to Aleksy Antkiewicz of Poland (0 - 3)

Men's Light-Welterweight:

  1. First Round – Lost to Bruno Visintin of Italy (KO 2R)

Men's Welterweight:

  1. First Round – José Luis Dávalos of Mexico (TKO 3R)


Three shooters represented the Philippines in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone





  1. ^ "Philippines at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Retrieved 15 February 2015. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
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