Philippines at the Winter Olympics

The South East Asian nation the Philippines, composed of 7,007 islands, first competed at the Winter Olympic Games in 1972, fielding a couple of alpine skiers. The nation then showed up in three more editions of the Winter Games in 1988, 1992 and 2014.

The Philippines have won 10 medals at the Summer Olympics but it is still seeking its first medal at the Winter Games.

The nation also took part at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games and fielded Michael Christian Martinez in the men’s figure skating. Martinez became the first athlete from South East Asia to qualify in the event. He finished in 19th spot and and beat 11 other competitors.

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