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  • Kyla Ross
    Kyla Ross is an American artistic gymnast who was a member of the gold medal-winning US Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Ross was born on October 24, 1996 in Honolulu, H...
  • <private> Laurel (1931 - 1967)
  • Guillermo Jose (1905 - d.)
    Guillermo Jose, in his youth, was the King Consort to Miss Philippines at the 1926 Manila Carnival. He was the president of the Philippine Tennis Association in the 1950s. The Guillermo Jose Memorial T...
  • Paulino Riestra Alcantara (1897 - 1964)
    Filipino-Spanish Paulino Riestra Alcantara was the first Filipino and Asian player to play for a European club and was hailed by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) as “...
  • Eliza Villanueva Rosales (1897 - 1978)
    Elisa Villanueva Rosales-Ochoa was was the first female legislator of the Philippines. She was also an Asian Tennis Champion. More here: Elisa Rosales Ochoa- Former Congresswoman of Agusan del Norte ...

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.

Baskeball

Boxing

Equestry

Gymnastics

Martial Arts

Motor Sports

Polo

Shooting

Soccer

Squash

Swimming

Table Tennis

Tennis

Yachting

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How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. 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.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)