Philippines at the 2010 Asian Games

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The Philippine Team for the 2010 (November 12 to 27) Asian Games, which is the continent's biggest quadrennial multi – sport event, is spearheaded by a total of 188 athletes participating in 29 of the 43 sports events. It is its “leanest contingent in recent history, placing emphasis in quality of participation rather than quantity of athletes.”

The Filipino athletes' campaign in the 16th Asiad - as the Asian Games is also popularly called - is supported by 53 coaches, 17 team managers, 12 headquarters staff and a 10 – man medical crew.

Team Philippines ranked 19th overall and fifth in Southeast Asia (SEA) in the medal standings, with boxing being the winningest sport with one gold, one silver, and one bronze medals. Host country China dominated the games with 199 gold medals while Thailand was the best SEA country with 11 gold medails.

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History

In the previous Asiad held in Doha, the team won a total of 19 medals consisting of 4 gold, 6 silver, and 9 bronze and placed 18th overall and fourth in the SEA region. The gold medal winners were boxing's Joan Tipon and Violito Payla, men's 9 ball pool singles' Antonio Gabica, and sanshou's Rene Catalan.

In Asiad history, the Philippines ranks 9th in gold medals won with 60 and 7th in total medal count with 135.

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Medals per sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze
Boxing 1 1 1
Billiards and snooker 1 1 0
Bowling 1 0 1
Golf 0 1 0
Chess 0 1 0
Taekwondo 0 0 4
Dancesport 0 0 2
Wushu 0 0 1

Final medal tally

Country Gold Silver Bronze
China 199 119 98
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 76 65 91
Japan 48 74 94
Iran 20 14 25
Kazakhstan 18 23 38
India 14 17 33
Republic of China (Chinese Taipei) 13 16 38
Uzbekistan 11 22 23
Thailand 11 9 32
Malaysia 9 18 14
Hong Kong 8 15 17
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) 6 10 20
Saudi Arabia 5 3 5
Bahrain 5 0 4
Indonesia 4 9 13
Singapore 4 7 6
Athletes from Kuwait (governed by the International Olympic Committee) 4 6 1
Qatar 4 5 1
Philippines 3 4 9
Pakistan 3 2 3
Mongolia 2 5 9
Myanmar (Burma) 2 5 3
Jordan 2 2 2
Vietnam 1 17 15
Kyrgyzstan 1 2 2
Macao 1 1 4
Bangladesh 1 1 1
Tajikistan 1 0 3
Syria 1 0 1
United Arab Emirates 0 4 1
Afghanistan 0 2 1
Lebanon 0 1 2
Iraq 0 1 2
Laos 0 0 2
Oman 0 0 1
Nepal 0 0 1

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