INFOGRAPHIC: Olympic medals won by the Philippines

Chay Lazaro
Find out how many medals in history the Philippines has won at the Olympics

MANILA, Philippines – Since its first participation in 1924, the Philippines has won 9 medals at the Olympic games. Its first medal, a bronze in swimming in 1928 was the first by a Southeast Asian nation. Twice, Filipinos have won silver, most recently in 1996 by Onyok Velasco in the sport of boxing. The gold medal however, remains elusive. Below is Rappler’s guide to the Philippines’ Olympic medalists. For updates on the campaign of Pinoy athletes at the London Olympics visit Rappler’s Olympic microsite.