1955 Basque Pelota World Championships

The 1955 Basque Pelota World Championships were the 2nd edition of the Basque Pelota World Championships, organized by the FIPV.

1955 Basque Pelota World Championships
1955 Basque Pelota World Championships poster.png
Tournament poster
Tournament information
LocationUruguay Montevideo, Uruguay
DatesDecember–
Administrator(s)FIPV
Teams7
Final positions
Champions Spain
1st runners-up Argentina
2nd runners-up Mexico
← 1952
1958 →

Participating nationsEdit

EventsEdit

A total of 12 events were disputed, in 4 playing areas.[1]

Trinquete, 4 events disputed

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Hand-pelota (individual)   A. Iraizos   M. Etchemendy -
Hand-pelota (pairs)   M. Etchemendy, M. Vigneau   F. Bengoechea, J. Unanue -
Paleta goma (men's)   R. Novoa, Dellecassagrande   G. Pereira, A. Pardo -
Paleta cuero   J. Labat, W. Arrinda   E. Arce, J. Clairacq -

Fronton (30 m), 2 events disputed

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Paleta goma (men's)   J. Labat, W. Arrinda   J. Becerril, J. Beltran -
Frontenis (men's)   J. Becerril, J. Garibay   J. Berdinas, A. Carocella -

Fronton (36 m), 4 events disputed

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Hand-pelota (individual)   M. Moreno "Del Val"   P. Laxague -
Hand-pelota (pairs)   J. Ezcurra, F. Echave   M. Etchemendy, D. Olhasso -
Paleta cuero   V. Sola, S. Aristi   E. Arte, J. Clairacq -
Pala corta   J. C.Artola, S. Aristi   F. Pardo, J. Ramos -

Fronton (54 m), 2 events disputed

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Jai alai   R. Montes, A. Lopez   J. Hernandez, A. de la Rosa -
Pala larga   V. Sola, F. Huarte   F. Pardo, J. Ramos -

Medal tableEdit

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Spain 5 2 - 7
2   Argentina 3 1 - 4
3   Mexico 2 3 - 5
4   France 1 5 - 6
5   Uruguay (host nation) 1 1 - 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Javier Solano (November 2004). "Historia de los Mundiales" (PDF) (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2016.