Argentina at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

Argentina competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September 2012.[2] The country's flagbearer at the Games' opening ceremony was the swimmer Guillermo Marro.

Argentina at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Argentina.svg
IPC codeARG
NPCArgentine Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.coparg.org.ar
in London
Competitors63 in 15 sports
Flag bearer Guillermo Marro[1]
Medals
Ranked 40th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
4
Total
5
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver José David Effron Judo Men's 81 kg 31 August
  Bronze Rodrigo Fernando Lopez Cycling Men's individual pursuit C1 31 August
  Bronze Jorge Lencina Judo Men's 90 kg 1 September
  Bronze Nadia Báez Swimming Women's 100 m breaststroke SB11 2 September
  Bronze Hernan Barreto Athletics Men's 200 m T35 6 September

AthleticsEdit

Men–track
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Hernan Barreto 100 m T35 13.22 2 Q 13.26 4
200 m T35 27.19 1 Q 26.59  
José Luis Santero 5000 m T12 N/A DQ
Marathon T12 N/A 3:09:09 14
Men–field
Athlete Events Mark Points Rank
Sergio Paz Shot put F11-12 9.43 650 19
Discus throw F11 32.44 N/A 6
Sebastian Baldassarri Shot put F11-12 9.87 705 14
Discus throw F11 34.03 N/A 4
Women–track
Athlete Events Heats Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Yanina Andrea Martinez 100 m T36 15.01 3 Q 15.00 4
200 m T36 31.48 3 Q DQ
Nadia Schaus 100 m T36 15.04 1 Q 15.14 5
200 m T36 31.87 2 Q DQ
Women–field
Athlete Events Mark Points Rank
Mariela Almada Shot put F11-12 9.72 747 17
Discus throw F11-12 36.52 843 6
Perla Amanda Munoz Shot put F35-36 7.54 567 10
Discus throw F35-36 17.70 641 10
Key
  • Note – Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • WB = World Best
  • D/Q = Disqualified
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

BocciaEdit

Argentina qualified a boccia team for the BC1/BC2 team events.

Individual
Athlete Event Seeding matches Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mauricio Ibarbure Mixed individual BC1 BYE   Aandalen (NOR)
L 1–5
Did not advance
Pablo Cortez Mixed individual BC2 BYE   Ferreira (POR)
L 4–5
Did not advance
Pairs and teams
Athlete Event Pool matches Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mauricio Ibarbure
Pablo Cortez
Gabriela Villano
Pablo Gonzales
Mixed team BC1–2   Portugal (POR)
L 5–6
  Great Britain (GBR)
L 4–8
3 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Alberto Lujan Nattkemper Men's road race B Lapped
Men's time trial B 38:23.82 16
Rodrigo Fernando Lopez Men's road race C1-3 Did not finish
Men's time trial C1 27:42.75 6

TrackEdit

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Alberto Lujan Nattkemper
Jonatan Ithurrart (pilot)
Men's individual pursuit B 5:09.568 8 Did not advance
Rodrigo Fernando Lopez Men's individual pursuit C1 4:07.725 4 Q   Teuber (GER)
W 4:04.559
 
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Alberto Lujan Nattkemper
Jonatan Ithurrart (pilot)
Men's individual sprint B 11.744 7   Fachie/Storey (GBR)
L 11.659, L 12.064
Did not advance
Time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Alberto Lujan Nattkemper
Jonatan Ithurrart (pilot)
Men's 1 km time trial B 1:11.181 11
Rodrigo Fernando Lopez Men's 1 km time trial C1–3 1:10.689 7

EquestrianEdit

Individual
Athlete Horse Event Total
Score Rank
Patricio Guglialmelli Lynch Nirvana Pure Indulgence Individual championship test grade III 60.200 11
Individual freestyle test grade III 62.050 10

Football 5-a-sideEdit

Argentina qualified a team for the football 5-a-side event. The Argentine team qualified as they came second place at the 2011 Parapan American Games.

The following is the Argentina squad in the football 5-a-side tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[3]

No. Pos. Player Age Club
1 GK Dario Lencina 32 Estudiantes de la Plata
2 DF Angel Deldo 24 Achadec de Chaco
3 MF Federico Acardi 23 Bella Vista de Mendoza
4 MF Froilan Padilla 33 Unión de Delviso
5 FW Silvio Velo 41 River Plate
8 DF Lucas Rodriguez 30 Mun. De Cordoba
9 FW Luis Sacayan 32 Univ. De Tucuman
10 FW David Peralta 31 Estudiantes de la Plata
11 MF Marcelo Panizza 28 River Plate
12 GK Guido Consoni 22 Estudiantes de la Plata
Group stage
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain (ESP) 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5 Qualified for the medal round
2   Argentina (ARG) 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 5
3   Iran (IRI) 3 1 0 2 1 4 −3 3 Qualified for the classification round
4   Great Britain (GBR) 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
Iran  0–2  Argentina
Report Velo   27'48'
Attendance: 1,985
Referee: François Carcouët (France)
Argentina  0–0  Great Britain
Report
Attendance: 2,179
Referee: François Carcouët (France)
Spain  0–0  Argentina
Report
Attendance: 1,836
Referee: Lucio Morgado (Brazil)
Semi-finals
Brazil  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Argentina
Report
Penalties
Severino  
dos Reis  
1–0   Sacayan
  Velo
  Padilla
Attendance: 2,016
Referee: François Carcouët (France)
Bronze medal match
Spain  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Argentina
Report
Penalties
Martín Gaitán  
Rosado Carrasco  
Giera Tejuelo  
1–0   Rodriguez
  Velo
  Deldo
Attendance: 1,785
Referee: Lucio Morgado (Brazil)

Football 7-a-sideEdit

Argentina qualified a team for the football 7-a-side event. The Argentine team qualified as they came 7th in 2011 CPISRA Football 7-a-side World Championships held in Netherlands. The Iranian, Ukrainian and Brazilian teams (second, third and fourth place respectively) had already qualified for the 2012 Summer Paralympics games, allowing the Argentine team to win a spot at the Paralympics.

The following is the Argentina squad in the football 7-a-side tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[4]

No. Pos. Player Age Club
1 Gustavo Nahuelquin 33 D.P.L.
2 Mariano Morana 21 Cideli
3 Rodrigo Luquez 23 Club Perico de Jujuy
4 Ezequiel Jaime 28 D.P.L.
5 Brian Vivot 20 Avida
6 Claudio Figuera 24 D.P.L.
7 Carlos Ferreyra 23 Club Lujan de Jujuy
8 Marcos Salazar Robert 29 Club Lujan de Jujuy
9 Fabio Coria 20 D.P.L.
10 Rodrigo Lugrin 18 Avida
11 Matias Fernandez Romano 28 D.P.L.
12 Sergio Gutierrez 19 Cideli
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Russia (RUS) 3 3 0 0 19 1 +18 9 Qualified for the medal round
2   Iran (IRI) 3 2 0 1 13 5 +8 6
3   Netherlands (NED) 3 1 0 2 5 13 −8 3 Qualified for the classification round
4   Argentina (ARG) 3 0 0 3 2 20 −18 0
Russia  8–0  Argentina
Kuligin   9'49'
Murvanadze   21'30'
Ramonov   35'
Kuvaev   38'58'
Larionov   54'
Report
Attendance: 4,074
Referee: Stephen Conroy (GBR)
Argentina  1–8  Iran
Fernández Romano   47' Report Gholamhosseinpour   2'60+3'
Mehri   6'58'
Atashafrouz   13'14'
Bakhshi   18'
Heidari   29'
Attendance: 10,561
Referee: Garry Polkey (GBR)
Argentina  1–4  Netherlands
Morana   6' Report Lokhoff   11'54'
Visker   19'45'
Attendance: 4,405
Referee: Scott Henry (GBR)
Semi-final for 5th–8th place
Great Britain  3–4 (a.e.t.)  Argentina
Diallo   14'
Dimbylow   27'
Patrick-Heselton   78'
Report Lugrin   29'
Vivot   40'69'73'
Attendance: 9,942
Referee: Barry Huizinga (NED)
5th/6th place match
Netherlands  3–0  Argentina
Visker   9'12'18' Report
Attendance: 7,490
Referee: Álvaro Azeredo Quelhas (BRA)

JudoEdit

Three Argentine judokas competed at 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
First round
Repechage
Final
Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Rodolfo Ramírez Men's 73 kg BYE   Khalilov (UZB)
L 000–100
Did not advance   Briceno (VEN)
L 000–102
Did not advance
José David Effrón Men's 81 kg BYE   Mirhassan Nattajsolhdar (IRI)
W 0112–0012
  Vazquez Cortijo (ESP)
W 020–000
N/A   Kosinov (UKR)
L 0112–0122
 
Jorge Lencina Men's 90 kg BYE   Santos (BRA)
W 100–000
  Ingram (GBR)
L 0003–0101
N/A   Asakereh (IRI)
W 100–0001
 

PowerliftingEdit

Athlete Event Total lifted Rank
Jose David Coronel Men's 75 kg 150 11

RowingEdit

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Carlos Vysocki Men's single sculls 5:27.94 6 R 5:32.99 5 FB 5:21.58 6

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); R=Repechage

SailingEdit

Argentina qualified a boat for the 2.4MR class competition.

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Juan Fernández Ocampo 2.4 Metre 12 13 13 13 14 17 14 15 15 12 120 15

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Osvaldo Gentili Men's 10 metre air pistol SH1 545 26 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Argentina received 8 slots to compete at the various events at the London Aquatics Centre in London. The eight Argentine swimmers competed in various events.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Guillermo Marro 100 m backstroke S7 1:13.97 4 Q 1:14.19 5
Matias de Andrade 100 m backstroke S7 1:16.74 12 Did not advance
Ignacio Gonzalez 100 m backstroke S12 1:05.72 7 Q 1:04.40 7
200 m individual medley SM12 2:20.76 6 Q 2:20.73 6
400 m freestyle S12 4:33.33 6 Q 4:34.38 7
100 m breaststroke SB12 1:05.72 7 Q 1:12.96 8
Ariel Quassi 50 m butterfly S5 55.19 20 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke SB4 1:59.44 11 Did not advance
50 m backstroke S5 49.45 17 Did not advance
Sergio Zayas 100 m backstroke S11 1:16.33 11 Did not advance
400 m freestyle S11 5:15.46 9 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Events Heats Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Nadia Báez 50 m freestyle S11 34.98 10 Did not advance
100 m freestyle S11 1:22.06 14 Did not advance
400 m freestyle S11 6:19.35 8 Q 6:15.98 8
100 m breaststroke SB11 1:32.07 2 Q 1:31.21  
200 m individual medley SM11 3:17.12 13 Did not advance
Daniela Gimenez 50 m freestyle S9 30.82 9 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke SB9 1:22.58 7 Q 1:21.99 7
Anabel Moro 50 m freestyle S12 31.32 11 Did not advance
100 m freestyle S12 1:08.79 11 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke SB12 1:23.81 5 Q 1:23.42 7

Table tennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Fernando Eberhardt Singles class 1   Lee (KOR)
L 1–3
  Guezenec (FRA)
W 3–2
2 N/A Did not advance
Gabriel Copola Singles class 3   Merrien (FRA)
L 1–3
  Geva (ISR)
W 3–0
2 Did not advance
Fernando Eberhardt
Gabriel Copola
Team class 3 N/A   Germany (GER)
L 1–3
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Marta Makishi Singles class 5   Abuawad (JOR)
L 0–3
  Bessho (JPN)
L 0–3
N/A 3 Did not advance
Giselle Munoz Singles class 7   van Zon (NED)
L 1–3
  Barneoud (FRA)
L 1–3
  Öçsoy (TUR)
L 0–3
4 Did not advance

Wheelchair fencingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition Score Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jose Palavecino Men's individual foil B   Bezyazychny (BLR) L 0–5 15 Did not advance
  Czop (POL) L 2–5
  Yusupov (RUS) L 0–5
  François (FRA) L 0–5
Men's individual épée B   Ali (IRQ) L 0–5 15 Did not advance
  Estep (USA) L 3–5
  Tam (HKG) L 2–5
  Latreche (FRA) L 5–4

Note: Ranks from qualification pools were given as an overall ranking against all other competitors.

Wheelchair tennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Agustin Ledesma Men's singles   Rydberg (USA)
L 7–6, 3–6, 1–6
Did not advance
Gustavo Fernandez   Mazzei (ITA)
W 6–0, 6–0
  Bedard (CAN)
W 6–0, 6–0
  Sanada (JPN)
W 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
  Houdet (FRA)
L 6–1, 1–6, 6–1
Did not advance
Agustin Ledesma
Gustavo Fernandez
Men's doubles N/A   Kunieda,
Saida (JPN)
L 3–6, 1–6
Did not advance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Marro sueña con Londres". Clarin. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Argentina - 2012 Paralympic News, Athletes, Medals". LOCOG. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Men's Football 5-a-side – Team Rosters – Argentina". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Men's Football 7-a-side – Team Rosters – Argentina". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 7 December 2012.