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|Asian Games appearances (overview)|
Philippines is a member of the South East Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has participated in the Asian Games since their inception in 1951. The Philippine Olympic Committee, established in 1911, and recognized in 1929 by the International Olympic Committee, is the National Olympic Committee for Philippines.
Philippines was one of the first five founding members of the Asian Games Federation on February 13, 1949, in New Delhi, the organization which was disbanded on November 26, 1981, and replaced by the Olympic Council of Asia.
Philippines is a member of the South East Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia, the governing body of all the sports in Asia, recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the continental association of Asia.[a] Being a member of the Southeast Asian Zone, Philippines also participates in the Southeast Asian Games, sub-regional Games for Southeast Asia.
The OCA organizes five major continental-level multi-sport events: the Asian Summer Games (which are commonly known as the Asian Games), Asian Winter Games, Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games, Asian Beach Games, and Asian Youth Games. Before 2009, Indoor and Martial Arts were two separate events, specialised for indoor and martial arts sports respectively. However, since then the OCA has amalgamated them into a single event, the Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games, which was debuted in 2013 in Incheon, South Korea.As a member of OCA, Philippines is privileged to participate in all these multi-sport events.
Philippines is one of the only seven countries that have competed in all editions of the Asian Games. The other six are Indonesia, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Thailand.With a total of 411 medals, Philippines is currently ranked 12th at the all-time Asian Games medal table
|1951 New Delhi||5||6||8||19||3|
|1982 New Delhi||2||3||9||14||10|
|2018 Jakarta / Palembang||4||2||15||21||19|
|2022 Hangzhou||Future event|
|2026 Nagoya||Future event|
|2030 Doha||Future event|
|2034 Riyadh||Future event|
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The Philippines has never won a medal in the Asian Winter Games.
The Philippines has sent athletes to all editions of the Asian Indoor Games. In the 2005 Asian Indoor Games, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 12 to 19, 2005, the Philippines won total four medals, including a gold.Total six medals were won by Filipino athletes during the 2007 Games in Macau, held from October 26 to November 3, 2007. Filipino contingents gave the best performance, in terms of the total number of medals earned, during the 2009 Games held in Hanoi, Vietnam, from October 30 to November 8, winning 10 medals overall.
The Philippines has sent its delegations to both editions of the Asian Beach Games—a biennial multi-sport event which features sporting events played on seaside beach. At the 2008 Games in Bali, the Philippines won a total of 10 medals, leading to the country finishing 21st in the medal table.
The Philippines sent a delegation composed of 23 athletes for the 2010 Asian Beach Games held in Muscat, Oman from December 8 to 16, 2010. The Philippines was one of the 18 National Olympic Committees that did not win any medal in the Games.
The Philippines competed in the First Asian Martial Arts Games held in Bangkok, Thailand, from August 1 to 9, 2009. The Philippines won total 18 medals (with two gold), and finished in the 12th spot. Jeffrey Figueroa won a gold in the bantamweight class of taekwondo after defeating Rezai Hasan of Afghanistan by 10–7 in the final. Another gold was won by Mary Jane Estimar in the sanshou 52 kg event of wushu. Estimar defeated Si Si Sein of Myanmar in the final by two to nil points difference.
The Philippines participated in the 2009 Asian Youth Games held in Singapore from June 29 to July 7, 2009. The Philippines earned two medals in the Games, but no gold, and finished in the 18th spot in the medal table.
The 1954 Asian Games, officially known as the Second Asian Games – Manila 1954 was a multi-sport event held in Manila, Philippines, from May 1 to 9, 1954. A total of 970 athletes from 19 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 76 events from eight sports. The number of participating NOCs and athletes were larger than the previous Asian Games held in New Delhi in 1951. This edition of the games has a different twist where it did not implement a medal tally system to determine the overall champion but a pointing system. The pointing system is a complex system where each athlete were given points according to their achievement like position in athletics or in swimming. In the end the pointing system showed to be worthless as it simply ranked the nations the same way in the medal tally system. The pointing system was not implemented in future games ever since. Jorge B. Vargas was the head of the Philippine Amateur Athletic Federation and the Manila Asian Games Organizing Committee. With the second-place finish of the Philippines, only around 9,000 spectators attended the closing ceremony at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The events were broadcast on radio live at DZRH and DZAQ-TV ABS-3 on delayed telecast.
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The 2013 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 27th Southeast Asian Games, was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event took place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Around 4730 athletes from 11 participating nations competed at the games, which featured 460 events in 34 sports. The games were held from 11 to 22 December 2013.
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Afghanistan is a member of the South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has participated in the Asian Games since their inception in 1951. The Afghanistan National Olympic Committee, established in 1935 and recognised by the International Olympic Committee in 1936, is the National Olympic Committee for Afghanistan.
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Pakistan is a member of the South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), has participated in the Asian Games since their second edition in 1954. The Pakistan Olympic Association, established in 1948, and recognised in the same year by the International Olympic Committee, is the National Olympic Committee for Pakistan.
The 2002 Asian Games was a multi-sport event held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002. Busan was the second South Korean city to host the Games, after Seoul in 1986. A total of 6,572 athletes—4,605 men and 1,967 women—from 44 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated in 38 sports divided into 419 events. The number of competing athletes was higher than the 1998 Asian Games, in which 6,544 athletes from 41 NOCs participated. It was the first time in the history of the Asian Games that all 44 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) participated in the Games. Afghanistan returned after the fall of the Taliban government in the midst of ongoing war; East Timor, newest member of the OCA made its debut; and North Korea competed for the first time in an international sporting event hosted by South Korea. Both nations marched together at the opening ceremony with a Korean Unification Flag depicting the Korean Peninsula as United Korea.
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