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Argentina at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Argentina competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. 77 competitors, all men, took part in 39 events in 11 sports.[1]

Argentina at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IOC codeARG
NOCArgentine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish)
in Paris
Competitors77 in 11 sports
Flag bearerEnrique Thompson
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

AquaticsEdit

SwimmingEdit

Ranks given are within the heat.

Swimmer Event Heats Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Alberto Zorrilla 100 m freestyle 1:08.2 2 Q 1:07.6 6 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 5:49.4 4 Did not advance
Juan Behrensen
Tomás Jones
Jorge Moreau
Alberto Zorrilla
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 11:25.0 4 Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Ten athletes represented Argentina in 1924. It was the nation's debut appearance in the sport. Brunetto took a silver medal in the triple jump, and briefly held the Olympic record in the event.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Federico Brewster 400 m 51.8 2 Q Unknown 6 Did not advance
Luis Brunetto Triple jump N/A 15.425 OR 1 Q 15.425  
Emilio Casanovas 400 m Unknown 4 Did not advance
Francisco Dova 400 m 51.0 3 Did not advance
Miguel Enrico 100 m Unknown 6 Did not advance
Félix Escobar 100 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
200 m 23.0 2 Q Unknown 6 Did not advance
400 m 51.4 3 Did not advance
Camilo Rivas 100 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
Enrique Thompson 400 m hurdles N/A 57.0 3 Did not advance
Decathlon N/A 6310.525 13
Otto Diesch
Félix Escobar
Guillermo Newberry
Camilo Rivas
4 × 100 m relay N/A 44.0 3 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Ten boxers represented Argentina at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's second appearance in boxing. Argentina won its first medals in the sport, taking four medals total but no championships.

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Vicente Catada Flyweight Bye   Fee (USA)
L
Did not advance 9
Alfredo Copello Lightweight   White (GBR)
W
  Marfut (ITA)
W
  Rothwell (USA)
W
  Tholey (FRA)
W
  Nielsen (DEN)
L
 
Manuel Gallardo Middleweight Bye   Brousse (FRA)
L
Did not advance 9
Héctor Méndez Welterweight   Palm (EST)
W
  Petersen (DEN)
W
  Mello (USA)
W
  Dwyer (IRL)
W
  Delarge (BEL)
L
 
Benjamín Pertuzzo Bantamweight   Ricciardi (ITA)
W
  Hilliard (IRL)
W
  Tripoli (USA)
L
Did not advance 5
Alfredo Porzio Heavyweight N/A   Peguilhan (FRA)
W
  Greathouse (USA)
W
  von Porat (NOR)
L
  de Best (NED)
W
 
Pedro Quartucci Featherweight   Stuckmann (FRA)
W
  Beavis (GBR)
W
  Depont (FRA)
W
  Fields (USA)
L
  Devergnies (BEL)
W
 
Mario Reilly Lightweight   Valdero (ESP)
L
Did not advance 17
Arturo Rodríguez Light heavyweight   Petersen (DEN)
L
Did not advance 17
Alfredo Santoro Welterweight Bye   Stauffer (SUI)
L
Did not advance 9

CyclingEdit

Five cyclists represented Argentina in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Road cyclingEdit

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event Final
Result Rank
Luis de Meyer Time trial 7:14:10.4 31
Julio Polet Time trial Did not finish
Cosme Saavedra Time trial 7:09:16.2 30
José Zampicchiatti Time trial 7:24:17.0 43
Luis de Meyer
Julio Polet
Cosme Saavedra
José Zampicchiatti
Team time trial 21:47:43.6 9

Track cyclingEdit

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event First round First repechage Quarterfinals Second repechage Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Luis de Meyer 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36
Eugenio Gret 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36
Sprint Unknown 2 r Unknown 3 Did not advance
Julio Polet 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36
Sprint Unknown 2 r Unknown 2 Did not advance
Cosme Saavedra 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36

FencingEdit

Thirteen fencers, all men, represented Argentina in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport, and first since 1900. Larraz matched the country's best individual fencing result to date, set in 1900, at fifth place.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Francisco Bollini Épée 2–7 8 N/A Did not advance
Horacio Casco Foil 2–1 2 Q 2–3 4 Did not advance
Sabre N/A 4–2 1 Q 5–3 3 Q 1–6 8
Carlos Guerrico Foil 0–3 4 Did not advance
Roberto Larraz Foil 1–2 3 Q 5–0 1 Q 4–1 2 Q 3–2 4 Q 2–4 5
Luis Lucchetti Épée 4–4 5 Q N/A 7–3 1 Q 5–6 7 Did not advance
Carmelo Merlo Sabre N/A 4–3 4 Q 3–5 6 Did not advance
Pedro Nazar Épée 6–2 1 Q N/A 2–7 8 Did not advance
Wenceslao Paunero Épée 4–4 2 Q N/A 0–9 10 Did not advance
Arturo Ponce Sabre N/A 1–4 5 Did not advance
Raúl Sola Sabre N/A 3–3 4 Q 4–4 5 Did not advance
Horacio Casco
Roberto Larraz
Luis Lucchetti
Ángel Santamarina
Team foil 1–0 1 Q N/A 1–1 2 Q 0–2 3 Did not advance
Luis Lucchetti
Pedro Nazar
Wenceslao Paunero
Cipriano Pons
Team épée 0–2 3 N/A Did not advance
Horacio Casco
Carmelo Merlo
Arturo Ponce
Raúl Sola
Santiago Torres
Team sabre 1–0 1 Q N/A 2–0 1 Q 0–2 3 Did not advance

PoloEdit

Argentina sent a polo team to the Olympics for the first time in 1924. In the round-robin tournament, defeated Spain handily in its first game. The second game for Argentina was against the United States, who had already won their other three games and could clinch the gold by beating Argentina. The South Americans were able to come from behind late in the match, however, and defeat the United States. They then beat Great Britain and France to secure the championship.

Ranks given are within the pool.

Players Event Round robin
Wins Losses Points for Points against Rank
Arturo Kenny
Juan Miles
Guillermo Naylor
Juan Nelson
Enrique Padilla
Men's polo 4 0 46 14  
Argentina16–2Spain
Argentina15–2France

RowingEdit

Nine rowers represented Argentina in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Rower Event Semifinals Repechage Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Julio Alles
Alberto Anderson
Francisco Borgonovo
Federico Lecot
Miguel Madero
David Nolting
Carlos Serantes
Armando Trabucco
Tomás Cerruti
Eight Unknown 3 r Unknown 2 Did not advance

SailingEdit

Five sailors represented Argentina in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Sailor Event Qualifying Final
Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total Race 1 Race 2 Total Rank
Bernardo Milhas Olympic monotype 5 3 N/A Did not advance
Rolando Aguirre
César Gérico
Juan Milberg
Bernardo Milhas
Mario Uriburu
8 metre class 4 3 4 11 Did not advance 5

ShootingEdit

Eight sport shooters represented Argentina in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
Lorenzo Amaya 25 m rapid fire pistol 18 4
Carlos Balestrini 25 m rapid fire pistol 15 30
Víctor Bigand 25 m rapid fire pistol 16 21
Antonio Daneri 50 m rifle, prone 382 34
Jorge del Mazo 50 m rifle, prone 382 34
Juan Martino 50 m rifle, prone 389 12
Matías Osinalde 25 m rapid fire pistol 18 5
Abelardo Rico 50 m rifle, prone 389 12

TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Héctor Cattaruzza Singles   Papadopoulos (GRE)
W 7–5, 7–5, 6–1
  van Lennep (NED)
L 3–6, 1–6, 1–6
Did not advance
Carlos Dumas Singles Bye   Aeschlimann (SUI)
L 5–7, 4–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Arturo Hortal Singles   Castro (POR)
W 6–1, 6–4, 6–2
  Hunter (USA)
L 3–6, 3–6, 1–6
Did not advance
Guillermo Robson Singles Bye Bye   Alonso (ESP)
L 9–7, 4–6, 0–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Héctor Cattaruzza
Jorge Williams
Doubles N/A Bye   Wennergren /
Müller (SWE)
L 2–6, 0–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Carlos Dumas
Guillermo Robson
Doubles N/A Bye   Grahn /
Schybergson (FIN)
W 6–1, 6–3, 6–0
  Lacoste /
Borotra (FRA)
L 4–6, 1–6, 3–6
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event 1H Snatch 1H Clean & Jerk Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Carlos Bergara Men's −82.5 kg 80 85 92.5 97.5 127.5 482.5 5
Alfredo Pianta Men's −75 kg 62.5 80 75 80 105 402.5 12
Ángel Rovere Men's −75 kg 62.5 72.5 72.5 85 112.5 405 11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 23 December 2014.

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