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Sheila Mae Perez

Sheila Mae Perez

  • 1st Filipina triple-gold medalist at the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG 2003, 2005)

"It's historic when you get the Olympic gold, especially if it's for your country. I want to have the honor of giving it to the Philippines."

December 10, 1985

FATHER: Zenon Perez
MOTHER: Virginia


Sheila Mae Perez: Born of the Water
Diver becomes first Filipino triple gold winner
Sheila Mae shares life struggle in Maalaala Mo Kaya
Perez turns pool into own playground

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?