Argentina at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Argentina competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 51 competitors, 50 men and 1 woman, took part in 31 events in 8 sports.[1]

Argentina at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IOC codeARG
NOCArgentine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish)
in Berlin
Competitors51 (50 men and 1 woman) in 8 sports
Flag bearerJuan Carlos Zabala
Medals
Ranked 13th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Oscar Casanovas Boxing Men's Featherweight
  Gold Andrés Gazzotti
Manuel Andrada
Roberto Cavanagh
Luis Duggan
Polo Men's Team Competition
  Silver Guillermo Lovell Boxing Men's Heavyweight
  Silver Jeannette Campbell Swimming Women's 100m Freestyle
  Bronze Raúl Villarreal Boxing Men's Middleweight
  Bronze Francisco Risiglione Boxing Men's Light Heavyweight
  Bronze Julio Curatella
Horacio Podestá
Rowing Men's coxless pair

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tomás Beswick 100 m 10.9 3 Did not advance
200 m 22.1 2 Q NT 6 Did not advance
Juan Carlos Anderson 400 m 49.4 2 Q 48.7 2 Q 48.5 5 Did not advance
800 m 1:55.1 1 Q N/A 1:54.8 3 Q NT 7
Juan Carlos Zabala 10000 m N/A 31:22.0 6
Marathon N/A DNF
Antonio Fondevilla 100 m 11.0 3 Did not advance
200 m NT 6 Did not advance
Carlos Hofmeister 200 m 22.3 3 Q NT 6 Did not advance
Juan Lavenás 110 m hurdles 15.1 2 Q N/A 15.6 6 Did not advance
400 m hurdles 54.5 2 Q N/A 54.5 5 Did not advance
Luis Oliva Marathon N/A DNF
Antonio Sande 100 m 11.2 4 Did not advance
Antonio Sande
Tomás Beswick
Antonio Fondevilla
Carlos Hofmeister
4 × 100 m relay 41.9 6 Q N/A 42.2 4

BoxingEdit

FencingEdit

Eleven fencers, all men, represented Argentina in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre

PoloEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster
  Argentina
First round
5 August
Argentina   15–5   Mexico
Gold medal match

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Antonio Giorgio Single sculls 7:33.00 3 R 7:38.70 1 Q 8:18.40 3 Q 8:57.50 6
Horacio Podestá
Julio Curatella
Coxless pair 7:20.00 2 q BYE 9:11.40 1 Q 8:23.00  

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Julio Sieburger
Claudio Bincaz
Julio Frers
Edelf Ernesto Hosmann
Jorge Luis Linck
6 Metre 5 8 8 5 2 11 8 5 4 9 5 8 7 6 52 4
Rufino Rodríguez de la Torre
Mario Ortiz Sauze
Luis Domingo Aguirre
Hipolito Ezequiel Gil Elizalde
Rafael Ernesto Iglesias
Guillermo Peralta Ramos
8 Metre 8 3 7 4 7 4 9 2 8 3 6 5 7 4 25 7

ShootingEdit

Five shooters represented Argentina in 1936.

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Shoot off Final
Score Score Score Score Score Score Rank
Lorenzo Amaya 25 m rapid fire pistol 18 1 Did not advance 19 28
Carlos Balestrini 18 5 Did not advance 23 19
Guillermo Canciani 50 metre rifle prone N/A 288 44
Miguel Lonegro 50 m pistol N/A 513 27
Juan Rostagno N/A 519 18

SwimmingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jeannette Campbell 100 metre freestyle 1:06.8 1 Q 1:06.6 1 Q 1:06.4  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 5 May 2010.