Franco, Andres
BSC 1953
DLSAA Sports Hall of Fame Awardee
Basketball; Track and Field
Olympian and Asian games gold medalist Andy Franco was the first Asian Games high jump king, having bagged the gold medal in the 1st Asian Games in New Delhi in 1951. He copped the bronze medal in the 2nd Asiad in Manila in1954. Andy was also a basketball star and later, coach. He was named Athlete of the Decade (1945-1954) of the NCAA and was honored in the league’s 50th season.