Philippines at the 1958 Asian Games
The Philippines participated in the 1958 Asian Games held in Tokyo, Japan from May 24 to June 1, 1958. The country ranked 2nd with 8 gold medals, 19 silver medals and 21 bronze medals. This edition of the Asiad has been the most fruitful for the Philippines in terms of the total number of medals garnered.
|Philippines at the|
1958 Asian Games
|NOC||Philippine Olympic Committee|
|Asian Games appearances (overview)|
Asian Games performance
148 athletes participated and they joined in 12 sports. Inocencia Solis was crowned Asia's fastest woman with a 12.5 second clocking, she also won the silver medal as part of the 4x100 near relay squad of Rogelia Ferrer, Francisca Sanopal and Irene Penuela.
The basketball squad won its third consecutive Asian Cage title.
Medals by sport
|Totals (7 sports)||9||19||20||48|
Basketball Gold medalist
|Philippine national team|
|Emilio Achacoso||Kurt Bachmann|
|Carlos Badion||Loreto Carbonell|
|Francisco Lagarejos||Eduardo Lim|
|Carlos Loyzaga||Ramon Manulat|
|Leonardo Marquicias||Constancio Ortiz|
|Mariano Tolentino||Martin Urra|
|Antonio Villamor||Francis Wilson|
|Head coach: Valentin Eduque (6-1 won-loss record)|