Pio Robillos – The Champion of the Orient Olympics

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Prof. Pio Robillos

Prof. Pio Robillos

Dating before Fortunato Catalon, was a pre-war champion by the name of Pio Robillos. Robillos represented ‘The Philippine Islands’ he won the 100 yard (91m) and 220 yard titles at the 1913 Orient Olympic Games (renamed Far East Asian Games in 1915). Timing 10.8 and 23.6 near the dawn of the 20th Century.He won his third gold in the 220 yards over Japan. Back at this time the Philippine sprinters dominated the Japanese at the time when the world was at its infancy for modern track and field.

Robillos who later became a professor at Abellana High School. He married Filomena Pastrano and had four children. Atty. Miguel Luis “Mike” (former member of the House of Representatives; first married to Brenda Barranda, then later to Maria Carmen “Menchu” Grey), Edwina (married to Ruben Claravall), Mary Ann (married to Cenen Orosa; Miss Silliman University 1957), and Catherine “Chinky” (married to Butch Alano)].

Living Relatives

   2.1 Filomina V. Pastrano – Pio Robillos

2.1.1 Rosita P. Robillos – Luis Miguel Romero Mike Romero Edwina Romero Mary Ann Romero – Orosa Catherine Romero – Alano

2.1.2 Sis. Nieves P. Robillos

2.1.3 Fidel P. Robillos

2.1.4 Anselmo P. Robillos

2.1.5 Milagros P. Robillos

2.1.6 Evelyn P. Robillos

2.2 Jose V. Pastrano – Josefa Banogon

2.2.1 Marcelo B. Pastrano – Josefa Colina Villegas

2.3 Dolores V. Pastrano – Jose Longa

2.3.1 Antonio P. Longa – Virginia Arnaiz Garcia Chichu Longa Antonio Longa Milagros Longa – Godinez Maria Isabel Longa – Manuel Sagarbarria

2.4 Anselmo V. Pastrano

2.5 Roberta V. Pastrano – Gabriel Roces

2.5.1 Paquita Roces – Armando Revilla





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