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Argentina at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Argentina competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 118 competitors, 93 men and 25 women, took part in 53 events in 18 sports.[1] The country claimed Olympic medals for the first time since 1972.

Argentina at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IOC codeARG
NOCArgentine Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish)
in Seoul
Competitors118 (93 men and 25 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Gabriela Sabatini
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 24 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Angel Bello Men's individual 1017 81 Did not advance 81
Claudio Pafundi Men's individual 1126 75 Did not advance 75

AthleticsEdit

Athlete Events Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Fernando Pastoriza Men's high jump 2.10 26 Did not advance
Andrés Charadia Men's hammer 68.26 25 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Rank
Carlos Eluaiza Light flyweight Bye   Makhmutov (URS)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Domingo Damigella Featherweight   Anderson (GBR)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Jorge López Light middleweight N/A Bye   Heydeck (GDR)
L 0–5
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

FlatwaterEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Atilio Vásquez Men's K-1 1000 m 4:01.35 6 3:58.03 4 Q 3:58.03 4 Did not advance
Gustavo Cirillo
José Luis Marello
K-2 500 m 1:52.42 7 1:46.98 6 Did not advance
Gustavo Cirillo
José Luis Marello
Fernando Chaparro
Norberto Méndez
K-4 1000 m 3:23.33 5 3:24.16 4 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
María Miliauro K-1 500 m 2:12.32 6 N/A 2:11.07 4 Did not advance
Corina Martín
Verónica Arbo
K-2 500 m 1:59.38 8 2:04.72 5 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

TrackEdit

Sprints
Athlete Event Qualifying 1/16 finals
(repechage)
1/8 finals
(repechage)
Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time
Speed (km/h)
Time
Speed (km/h)
Time
Speed (km/h)
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Gustavo Faris Men's sprint 11.187 15 Q 3
2
Did not advance
Marcelo Alexandre Men's time trial N/A 1:06.925
53.791
13
Pursuits
Athlete Event Qualifying 1st round Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Opposition
time
Rank Opposition
time
Rank Opposition
time
Rank
Gabriel Curuchet Men's individual pursuit 4:47.18 12   Dawidowicz (POL)
4:50.75
13 Did not advance
Gabriel Curuchet
Jorge Gaday
Sergio Llamazares
Rubén Priede
Men's team pursuit 4:29.90 17 Did not advance
Points races
Athlete Event Qualifying Finals
Points Rank Points Rank
Juan Curuchet Men's points race 11 (same lap) 5 Q 18 (–1 lap) 5

DivingEdit

Athlete Events Preliminary Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Verónica Ribot Women's platform 377.70 8 Q 297.18 12
Women's springboard 405.87 14 Did not advance

FencingEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round 1 Preliminary round 2 Preliminary round 3 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
W–L
record
Group
rank
W–L
record
Overall
rank
W–L
record
Overall
rank
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Sergio Turiace Men's foil 1–3 4 Q 2–3 24 Q 0–4 39 Did not advance
Men's individual épée 2–2 3 Q 0–4 57 Did not advance
Rafael di Tella Men's individual épée 3–1 3 Q 1–4 43 Q 1–5 41 Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

MenEdit

Team roster and tournament statistics

Coach: Luis Ciancia

Player GP G S FG PC PS      
1 Otto Schmitt (GK) 4 0
2 Alejandro Siri 7 0
3 Miguel Altube 7 0
4 Marcelo Mascheroni 7 3 3
5 Marcelo Garraffo 6 1 1
6 Edgardo Pailos 7 1 1
7 Alejandro Doherty 6 0
8 Aldo Ayala 7 0
9 Carlos Geneyro 7 4 3 1
10 Gabriel Minadeo 7 1 1
11 Alejandro Verga 7 2 2
12 Fernando Ferrara 7 3 2 1
13 Emanuel Roggero 5 0
14 Franco Nicola 5 0
15 Martín Sordelli 6 0
16 Mariano Silva 1 0
Team totals 7 15 70 6 8 1 11 2

Legend: GP – Games Played; G – Goals; S – Shots; FG – Field Goals; PC – Penalty Corners; PS – Penalty Strokes;   Green Cards;   Yellow Cards;   Red Cards

Preliminary Round (Pool A)
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Australia 5 5 0 0 19 3 10
  Netherlands 5 3 1 1 12 6 7
  Pakistan 5 3 0 2 15 8 6
  Argentina 5 2 0 3 8 12 4
  Spain 5 1 1 3 6 10 3
  Kenya 5 0 0 5 5 26 0
     Qualified for semifinals
September 18
Netherlands   5 – 1   Argentina

September 20
Australia   4 – 0   Argentina

September 22
Pakistan   2 – 1   Argentina

September 24
Argentina   1 – 0   Spain

September 26
Argentina   5 – 1   Kenya
5th to 8th place classification
September 28
India   6 – 6 (AET)
4 – 3 (PSO)
  Argentina
7th place match
September 30
Soviet Union   4 – 1   Argentina

WomenEdit

Team roster and tournament statistics

Coach: Miguel MacCormick

Player GP G S FG PC PS      
1 Laura Mulhall (GK) 5 0
2 María Colombo 5 1 1
3 Marisa López 5 0
4 María Alejandra Tucat 5 0
5 Victoria Carbó 5 1 1
6 Marcela Richezza 5 0
7 Gabriela Liz 5 0
8 Gabriela Sánchez 5 0
9 Moira Brinnand 5 1 1
10 Marcela Hussey 5 1 1
11 Alejandra Palma 5 2 1 1
12 Laura Ormaechea 0 0
13 María Bengochea 4 0
14 Alina Vergara 1 0
15 María Gabriela Pazos 3 0
16 Andrea Fioroni 1 0
Team totals 6 6 38 3 2 1 3

Legend: GP – Games played; G – Goals; S – Shots; FG – Field goals; PC – Penalty corners; PS – Penalty strokes;   Green cards;   Yellow cards;   Red cards

Preliminary round (Pool A)
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Netherlands 3 3 0 0 9 2 6
  Great Britain 3 1 1 1 4 7 3
  Argentina 3 1 0 2 2 3 2
  United States 3 0 1 2 4 7 1
     Qualified for semifinals
September 21
Argentina   0 – 1   Great Britain

September 23
Argentina   2 – 1   United States

September 25
Netherlands   1 – 0   Argentina
5th to 8th place classification
September 27
Argentina   1 – 3   Canada
7th place match
September 29
United States   1 – 3 (AET)   Argentina

FootballEdit

Squad
Matches played in parenthesis denotes player came from the bench
# Name Club Date of Birth Pld Goals  Y
 
Y/R
   
R
 
Goalkeepers
1 Luis Islas   Independiente (1965-12-22)December 22, 1965 (aged 22) 4 0 0 0 0
12 Fabián Cancelarich   Ferro Carril Oeste (1965-12-30)December 30, 1965 (aged 22) 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Rubén Agüero   Estudiantes de La Plata (1960-02-20)February 20, 1960 (aged 28) 2 0 0 0 0
5 Alberto Boggio   Rosario Central (1969-08-14)August 14, 1969 (aged 19) 0 0 0 0 0
8 Hernán Díaz   Rosario Central (1965-02-26)February 26, 1965 (aged 23) 4 0 0 0 0
9 Néstor Fabbri   Racing Club (1968-04-29)April 29, 1968 (aged 20) 4 1 0 0 0
11 Néstor Lorenzo   Argentinos Juniors (1966-02-28)February 28, 1966 (aged 22) 4 0 0 0 0
13 Mario Lucca   Vélez Sársfield (1961-08-06)August 6, 1961 (aged 27) 3(1) 0 1 0 0
14 Carlos Mayor   Vélez Sársfield (1965-05-10)May 10, 1965 (aged 23) 1(1) 0 1 0 0
14 Pedro Monzón   Independiente (1962-02-23)February 23, 1962 (aged 26) 2(1) 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
6 Claudio Cabrera   Vélez Sársfield (1963-11-20)November 20, 1963 (aged 24) 1(1) 0 0 0 0
10 Daniel Hernández   Independiente (1970-02-05)February 5, 1970 (aged 18) 0 0 0 0 0
16 Hugo Pérez   Racing Club (1968-10-06)October 6, 1968 (aged 19) 4 0 1 0 0
17 Alejandro Ruidiaz   Independiente (1981-04-15)April 15, 1981 (aged 7) 1 0 0 0 0
Forwards
3 Mauro Airez   Gimnasia y Esgrima (La Plata) (1968-10-26)October 26, 1968 (aged 19) 2(1) 0 0 0 0
4 Carlos Alfaro Moreno   Platense (1964-10-18)October 18, 1964 (aged 23) 4 3 0 0 0
7 Jorge Comas   Boca Juniors (1960-06-09)June 9, 1960 (aged 28) 4 0 0 0 0
18 Alejandro Russo   Estudiantes de La Plata (1968-02-13)February 13, 1968 (aged 20) (2) 0 0 0 0
19 Darío Siviski   San Lorenzo (1962-12-20)December 20, 1962 (aged 25) 4 0 0 0 0
Coach
  Carlos Pachamé (1944-02-25)February 25, 1944 (aged 44)
Results

Preliminaries

United States  1–1  Argentina
Windischmann   78' (Report) Alfaro Moreno   83' (pen.)
Attendance: 18,500

Soviet Union  2–1  Argentina
Dobrovolski   7'
Mikhailichenko   22'
(Report) Alfaro Moreno   77' (pen.)
Attendance: 25,000

South Korea  1–2  Argentina
Noh   14' (Report) Alfaro Moreno   3'
Nestor Fabbri   73'
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
  Argentina 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
  South Korea 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
  United States 3 0 2 1 3 5 −2 2
       Qualified for quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Brazil  1–0  Argentina
Silva   76' (Report)

JudoEdit

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Bronze
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Claudio Yafuso Men's -65 kg   Anderson (GUM)
W 1000–0000
  Yolci (TUR)
W 0001–0000
  Lee (KOR)
L 0000–0210
Did not advance   Bećanović (YUG)
W 0100–0021
  Carabetta (FRA)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Dario García Men's -78 kg   Attyé (SEN)
W 1000–0000
  Legień (POL)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance   Hussein (EGY)
W 0200–0000
  Doherty (CAN)
L (Chui)
Did not advance
Sandro López Men's -86 kg Bye   White (GBR)
L 0001–0010
Did not advance
Key
  • Chui – Penalty that equals the loss of five points

RowingEdit

Athlete(s) Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Claudio Águila,
Daniel Scuri
Men's coxless pair 6:59.05 5 7:06.57 4 Did not advance
Rubén D'Andrilli,
Marcelo Fernández,
Sergio Fernández González,
Claudio Guindón
Men's quadruple sculls 6:04.77 4 5:58.27 3 Q 5:57.56 5 Did not advance

SailingEdit

Athlete Event Race Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Gonzalo Campero Finn 26.0 29.0 13.0 (40.0)
RET
19.0 14.0 22.0 123.0 17
Jorge García Velazco Division II 11.7 17.0 5.7 (18.0) 11.7 8.0 16.0 70.1 7
Fernando García Guevara,
Diego Minguens
Tornado 30.0
RET
27.0 22.0 30.0
RET
30.0
DNC
30.0
DNC
30.0
DNC
169.0 23
Carlos Irigoyen,
Guillermo Parada
Men's 470 23.0 27.0 (29.0) 28.0 22.0 21.0 19.0 140.0 19
Julio Labandeira,
Alberto Zanetti
Star 21.0 (22.0) 21.0 16.0 21.0 19.0 21.0 119.0 16
Pedro Ferrero,
Raúl Lena,
Santiago Lange
Soling (21.0) 19.0 0.0 14.0 14.0 17.0 18.0 82.0 9
Key
  • RET – Retired
  • DNC – Did not compete

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final Rank
Score Rank Score Rank Score Total
Julio César Iemma Men's 50 m rifle prone 590 41 N/A Did not advance 41
Firmo Roberti Skeet 147 9 Q 49 8 Did not advance 8
Lisandro Sugezky Men's 10 m air pistol 572 31 N/A Did not advance 31
Men's 50 m pistol 539 40 N/A Did not advance 40

SwimmingEdit

Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Valentina Aracil Women's 100 m breaststroke 1:19.60 37 Did not advance
Women's 200 m breaststroke DSQ Did not advance
Women's 200 m medley 2:31.53 30 Did not advance
Women's 400 m medley 5:19.17 28 Did not advance
Alicia Boscatto Women's 100 m breaststroke 1:15.67 33 Did not advance
Women's 200 m breaststroke 2:45.80 39 Did not advance
Key
  • DSQ – Disqualified

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Hae-Ja Kim Women's singles   Vriesekoop (NED)
L 0–3
  Guergueltcheva (BUL)
L 0–3
  Safarova (TCH)
L 0–3
  Perkučin (YUG)
L 0–3
  Meshref (EGY)
W 3–1
Did not advance

TennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Javier Frana Men's singles   Perkiss (ISR)
W 6–2, 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Jaite (ARG)
L 2–6, 4–6, 2–6
Did not advance =17
Martín Jaite Singles   Pridham (CAN)
W 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
  Frana (ARG)
W 6–2, 6–4, 6–2
  Kim (KOR)
W 6–4, 6–1, 6–3
  Gilbert (USA)
L 7–5, 1–6, 6–7(1–7), 3–6
Did not advance =5
Javier Frana,
Martín Jaite
Men's doubles N/A   Derlin (AUS)
  Evernden (AUS)
L 4–6, 1–4 (retired)
Did not advance =17
Bettina Fulco Women's singles   Paulus (AUT)
L 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Did not advance =33
Mercedes Paz Women's singles   Tsarbopoulou (GRE)
W 7–6(9–7), 6–3
  Maleeva (BUL)
L 1–6, 2–6
Did not advance =17
Gabriela Sabatini Women's singles Bye   Goleš (YUG)
W 6–1, 6–0
  Hanika (FRG)
W 1–6, 6–4, 6–2
  Zvereva (URS)
W 6–4, 6–3
  Maleeva (BUL)
W 6–1, 6–2
  Graf (FRG)
L 3–6, 3–6
  Silver
Mercedes Paz,
Gabriela Sabatini
Women's doubles N/A   Bassett-Seguso (CAN)
  Hetherington (CAN)
L 6–7(8–10), 7–5, (18–20)
Did not advance =9

VolleyballEdit

Roster

Coach: Luis Muchaga

Name Date of birth Height Weight
1 Claudio Zulianello 29 May 1965 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
2 Daniel Castellani 21 March 1961 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 83 kg (183 lb)
3 Esteban Martínez 25 September 1961 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb)
4 Alejandro Diz 26 March 1965 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (200 lb)
5 Daniel Colla 23 February 1964 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 80 kg (180 lb)
6 Javier Weber 6 January 1966 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 77 kg (170 lb)
7 Hugo Conte 14 April 1963 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb)
8 Waldo Kantor 11 January 1960 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 74 kg (163 lb)
9 Raúl Quiroga 26 January 1962 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 93 kg (205 lb)
10 Jon Uriarte 15 October 1961 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
11 Esteban de Palma 18 January 1967 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (200 lb)
12 Juan Cuminetti 27 May 1967 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 86 kg (190 lb)
Group play
Qualified for the semifinals
Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 10 5 0 15 3 5.000 263 155 1.697
2   Argentina 8 3 2 11 7 1.571 219 211 1.038
3   France 8 3 2 10 7 1.429 222 190 1.168
4   Netherlands 8 3 2 10 7 1.429 202 183 1.104
5   Japan 6 1 4 5 12 0.417 182 225 0.809
6   Tunisia 5 0 5 0 15 0.000 101 225 0.449
September 18, 1988
14:00
Tunisia   0–3   Argentina
(5–15, 11–15, 6–15)

Referees:
Cho Young-Ho (South Korea),
Surev Stepanian (Soviet Union)
September 19, 1988
Japan   1–3   Argentina
(11–15, 12–15, 15–11, 11–15)

Referees:
Stoyan Stoyanov (Bulgaria),
Ahmed Hassan (Egypt)
September 22, 1988
United States   3–2   Argentina
(11–15, 11–15, 15–4, 17–15, 15–7)

Referees:
Ramis Samedov (Soviet Union),
Sigmund Dawiskibas (Sweden)
September 24, 1988
Argentina   3–0   Netherlands
(15–11, 15–7, 15–8)

Referees:
Kim Young-Dae (South Korea),
Ahmed Hassan (Egypt)
September 26, 1988
France   3–0   Argentina
(15–7, 15–5, 15–5)

Referees:
Cho Young-Ho (South Korea),
Abdelmajid Djeran (Tunisia)
Semifinal
September 30, 1988
Soviet Union   3–0   Argentina
(15–11, 17–15, 15–8)

Referees:
Cho Young-Ho (South Korea),
Ahmed Hassan (Egypt)
Bronze medal match
September 30, 1988
Argentina   3–2   Brazil
(15–10, 15–17, 15–8, 12–15, 15–9)

Referees:
Vladimir Kovalik (Czechoslovakia),
Torres Genard Arredondo (Mexico)
  Won Bronze Medal

WrestlingEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round Final
Opposition
result
Opposition
result
Daniel Iglesias Men's freestyle 82 kg   Jarju (RSA)
L
  Hussein (EGY)
W
  Lohyňa (TCH)
L
Did not advance
Men's Greco-Roman 82 kg   Kim (KOR)
L
  Mukai (JPN)
L
Did not advance
Daniel Navarrete Men's freestyle 68 kg   Brown (AUS)
L
  Al-Masri (JOR)
W
  Park (KOR)
L
Did not advance
Men's Greco-Roman 68 kg   Barcia (ESP)
L
  Hidalgo (PAN)
L
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-15.