Wednesday, 7 February 2018

1932 Summer Olympics


The 1932 Summer Olympics was held in Los Angeles, United States from July 30 to August 14 with 117 events in 14 sports.

Thirty-seven (37) nations participated at this edition of Summer Olympics. Among these nations was the lone representative from Southeast Asia - the Philippines. 

The Philippines sent 8 athletes in 3 sports and was able to collect three Olympic medals at this edition.

To date, this was the only Olympic edition where the Philippines won more than one medal. 

Athletics
  • Simeon Toribio | High Jump | 1.97m | Bronze Medal ***

Boxing
  • John Gray | Flyweight
  • José Villanueva | Bantamweight | Bronze Medal ***
  • José Padilla, Jr. | Lightweight
  • Carlos Padilla | Welterweight 

Swimming
  • Abdurahman Ali | men's 100m freestyle
  • Teófilo Yldefonso | men's 200m breaststroke | Finals Time: 2:47.1 | Bronze Medal ***
  • Jikirum Adjaluddin | men's 200m breaststroke | Finals Time: 2:49.2 | 5th Placer