Philippines in the Olympics

31 Oct

BY REYNALDO SANTOS, JR.

MANILA, Philippines – On Monday, October 21, we remember that time 49 years ago when a Filipino athlete took home the country’s first silver medal from the Olympics — thus far our highest achievement in the much-anticipated games.

On Oct 21, 1964, boxer Anthony Villanueva took home from the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan his, and our first, silver medal.

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