PINOY PRIDE:Get To Know The 9 Filipinos Who Brought Home Medals From The Olympics!

PINOY PRIDE:Get To Know The 9 Filipinos Who Brought Home Medals From The Olympics!

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The Olympic games is a competition between the toughest and most determined athletes from the different nations all across the globe.

All athletes dream of the chance of competing in order to represent their very own countries and hopefully bring home awards and bring pride to the nation.

The Philippines have been competing in the Olympics since the 1924 Summer Olympics held at Paris, France

Although despite the long years of the country in the said competition, how many medalists do we know aside from the latest silver medalist from this year's Olympics?

Can't think of any? Read this and get to know the other Filipino athletes who have made us proud.

1.Teofilo E. Ydelfonso (1928)
The first Filipino and Southeast Asian olympian to win a medal is Teofilo E. Ydelfonso, who won bronze in the men's 200 meter breastroke competition in the Summer Olympics held in Netherlands in the year 1928.

PINOY PRIDE:Get To Know The 9 Filipinos Who Brought Home Medals From The Olympics!

He brought home another bronze medal in the same competition in the Summer Olympics year 1932 held in the United States.

2. Simeon Toribio
Simeon Toribio won in the same year Ydelfonso did on his second win, year 1932. He brough home a bronze medal in the men's high jump competition.

Although Torribio could have won gold if it was not for his need to defecate.

PINOY PRIDE:Get To Know The 9 Filipinos Who Brought Home Medals From The Olympics!

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