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Olympics Results: Philippines tallies best-ever medal haul of 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

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These four Filipino athletes gifted the Filipino nation with its best-ever medal haul in the Olympics. (L to R) Nesthy Petecio, Hidilyn Diaz, Carlo Paalam, Eumir Marcial photos from Olympics.

The Tokyo Olympics Results for Team Philippines tallied the best-ever medal haul of 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze medal for the Filipino nation.

The four medals tally is the country’s best showing since it first participated in the Summer Games in 1924. Before the Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines had a total of 10 medals – 3 silver and 7 bronze.

The Philippines ranked in joint 47th spot among 86 nations in the medal standings, the best performance for a Southeast Asian nation.

Nineteen Filipino athletes represented the country in the quadrennial meeting of nations in Japan from July 13 to August 8, 2021, resulting in the historic gold in the weightlifting event and the 3 other medals from the national boxing team.

The Tokyo Olympics gold medal was won by weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in the Women’s 55kg. weight division, the first-ever event won by the Philippines.

READ the story here.

The first silver medal was won by boxer Nesthy Petecio in the Women’s Featherweight division.

READ the story here.

The second silver medal was won by boxer Carlo Paalam in the Men’s Flyweight category.

READ the story here.

The bronze medal was won by male boxer Eumir Marcial in the Men’s Middleweight division.

READ the story here.

During the Tokyo Olympics last weekend, Filipina golfer Yuka Saso finished in joint 9th place of the Women’s Individual rankings while Bianca Pagdanganan was at joint 43rd spot.

READ about Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan’s Olympics journey here.

19 Filipino Olympians carried the Philippines’ campaign in the Tokyo Olympics. Photos from official events’ pages and athletes’ socials.

Following is a tally of the performance of the 19 national athletes from the Philippines who participated in the Tokyo Olympics:


Ernest John “EJ” Obiena (Athletics – Men’s Pole Vault)

  • Reached the Finals, Finished Top 11 Overall

READ the story here.

Kristina Knott (Athletics – Women’s 200m)

  • Competed in the heats, Finished 37th Overall


Nesthy Petecio (Boxing – Women’s Featherweight)

  • Reached the Finals, won Silver

Irish Magno (Boxing – Women’s Flyweight)

  • Reached Round of 16

READ the story here.

Carlo Paalam (Boxing – Men’s Flyweight)

  • Reached Finals, won Silver

Eumir Marcial (Boxing – Men’s Middleweight)

  • Reached semifinals, won Bronze


Juvic Pagunsan (Men’s Golf)

  • Finished, 55th Overall

READ the story here.

Bianca Pagdanganan (Women’s Golf)

  • Finished, 43rd Overall

Yuka Saso (Women’s Golf)

  • Finished, 9th Overall


Carlos Edriel Yulo (Gymnastics – Artistic)

  • Reached Finals, 4th place Overall in Vault Final

READ the story here.


Kiyomi Watanabe (Judo – Women’s -63kg)

  • Competed in preliminaries


Cris Nievarez (Rowing – Men’s Single Sculls)

  • Final D, 23rd Overall

READ the story here.


Jayson Valdez (Shooting – Men’s Air Rifle 10m)

  • Competed in qualifiers, 44th place


Margielyn Didal (Skateboard – Women’s Street)

  • Reached Finals, 7th Overall


Remedy Rule (Swimming – Women’s 100m, 200m Butterfly)

  • 100m heat, Top 2
  • Reached Semifinals of 200m, 15th Overall

Luke Gebbie (Swimming – Men’s 50m and 100m Freestyle)

  • Established new Philippine record in 50m freestyle
  • 100m freestyle, 23rd Overall

READ the story here.


Kurt Barbosa (Taekwondo – Men’s -58kg)

  • Reached Round of 16


Hidilyn Diaz (Weightlifting – Women’s 55kg)

  • Gold, established 2 Olympic Records

Elreen Ando (Weightlifting – Women’s 64kg)

  • Competed, 7th Overall

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