This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on notable amateur and professional athletes, as well as sports officials, who are Filipino or have Filipino lineage.
Image: Teófilo E. Yldefonso was a breaststroke swimmer who competed in the 1928 Ansterdam Olympics, 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and the 1936 Berlin Olmpics. Known as the “Ilocano Shark”, he is the first Filipino to win an Olympic medal, and the only Filipino to win multiple medals. His great-grandson, Daniel Coakley, represented the Philippines in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in freestyle.
Find more at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.
- Philip Dudley Cezar
- Rafael Hechanova
- Douglas R. Kramer
- Ed Ocampo
- Eduardo Alvir Pacheco
- Ambrosio Padilla
- Lou Salvador Sr.
- Dennis Roldan
- Freddie N. Webb
- Jason Pagaspas Webb
- Nemesio Isip Yabut
- James Yap
- Antonio de las Alas - he introduced the game in the Philippines
- Philippines at the Asian Games
- Philippines at the Olympics
- Philippines at the Special Olympics World Games
How to Contribute
- Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
- After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
- Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
- Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
- Include a photograph, if one exists.
- Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)