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  • Kyla Briana 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...
  • Manuel "Manolo" Elizalde (deceased)
    Don Manolo Diaz-Moreu Elizalde was a member of Manila Polo Club’s winning team. He established the first radio station in the Phlippines, KZRH in 1940 which became the Manila Broadcasting Compan...
  • Juan Miguel Diaz Elizalde (deceased)
    Juan Miguel Diaz-Moreu Elizalde was a member of Manila Polo Club’s winning team. He was incarcerated in Fort Santiago for anti-Japanese activities and killed during the war.
  • Angel Diaz Elizalde (deceased)
    Angel Diaz-Moreu Elizalde was a member of Manila Polo Club’s winning team.
  • Ambrosio Bibby Padilla (1910 - 1996)
    Ambrosio Bibby Padilla was a Filipino basketball player, lawyer, Senator and President of the Philippine Olympic Council. More here: .

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.





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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)