The Philippines participated in the Olympic Winter Games for the first time in Sapporo in 1972, with two athletes competing in alpine skiing.
The most recent appearance by a Filipino athlete was in Albertville in 1992, where Michael Teruel took part in the men's slalom and giant slalom events in alpine skiing.
Title: Lupang Hinirang [Chosen Land]
Creators: Words translated from poem by Jose Palma, music by Julian Felipe.
Founding date: 1911
IOC recognition date: 1929
NOC president's name: Jose Cojuangco Jr.
NOC general secretary’s name: Stephen Hontiveros
IOC member’s name: Mikaela Cojuangco-Jaworski [entry in the IOC: 2013]
Participation in Olympic Games
Year of the first appearance: 1972
Number of appearances: 4 [Sochi included]