Gillian Akiko THOMSON

Philippines PHI

Swimming

  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Seoul 1988
  • Year of Birth
    1974
Olympic Results

Biography

Gillian Akiko THOMSON

Akiko Thomson was a legendary Filipino swimmer although she was born to an American father and a Japanese mother. Born in Washington, DC, her family moved to Manila when she was young when her father became the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines.

Thomson began swimming at age six, and competed in three Olympics for the Philippines. She also won seven gold medals at the 1987 and 1991 Southeast Asian Games. Thomson attended U Cal Berkeley, graduating with a degree in anthropology, but then earned an MBA at the Ateneo de Manila University. She later became a television host and journalist with Probe Productions at ABS-CBN. Thomson was a secretary-general of the Philippine Amateur Swimming Association (PASA) and served as the president of the Philippine Olympians Association.

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Atlanta 1996

#=28
100 metres Backstroke
100 metres Backstroke Swimming
#29
200 metres Backstroke
200 metres Backstroke Swimming
#38
200 metres Individual Medley
200 metres Individual Medley Swimming
#51
50 metres Freestyle
50 metres Freestyle Swimming
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Barcelona 1992

#18
100 metres Backstroke
100 metres Backstroke Swimming
#34
100 metres Freestyle
100 metres Freestyle Swimming
#19
200 metres Backstroke
200 metres Backstroke Swimming
#29
200 metres Freestyle
200 metres Freestyle Swimming
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Seoul 1988

#28
100 metres Backstroke
100 metres Backstroke Swimming
#39
100 metres Freestyle
100 metres Freestyle Swimming
#DNS
200 metres Backstroke
200 metres Backstroke Swimming
#30
50 metres Freestyle
50 metres Freestyle Swimming