Chile at the 1928 Summer Olympics
|Chile at the|
1928 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Chilean Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||38 in 6 sports|
|Flag bearer||Manuel Plaza|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Silver||Manuel Plaza||Athletics||Men's Marathon||August 5|
8 athletes, all men, represented Chile in 1928. It was the nation's 5th appearance in the sport, in which Chile had competed each time the nation appeared at the Games. Chile won its first Olympic medal—in any sport—when Manuel Plaza took silver in the men's marathon.
- Track and road events
|Óscar Alvarado||Men's 100 metres||Unknown||4||Did not advance|
|Rodolfo Wagner||Unknown||3||Did not advance|
|Alejandro Hannig||Men's 200 metres||Unknown||5||Did not advance|
|Alejandro Hannig||Men's 400 metres||Unknown||5||Did not advance|
|José Vicente Salinas||Unknown||3||Did not advance|
|Alfredo Ugarte||Men's 110 metres hurdles||N/A||Unknown||3||Did not advance|
|Manuel Plaza||Men's marathon||N/A||2:33:23|
- Field events
|Óscar Alvarado||Men's long jump||6.51||8||Did not advance|
|Héctor Benaprés||Men's discus throw||38.18||8||Did not advance|
|Ricardo Bayer||Men's hammer throw||46.23||5||Did not advance|
4 boxers, all men, represented Chile in 1928. It was the nation's 2nd appearance in the sport. Díaz matched Chile's best ever finish in boxing, reaching the quarterfinals.
|Boxer||Event||Round of 32||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final / Bronze match|
|José Turra||Men's flyweight|| Nikolaos Felix (GRE)
|Did not advance||17|
|Osvaldo Sánchez||Men's bantamweight|| Stefan Glon (POL)
| John Daley (USA)
|Did not advance||9|
|Jorge Díaz||Men's lightweight|| William O'Shea (IRL)
| Georges Carcagne (FRA)
| Gunnar Berggren (SWE)
|Did not advance||5|
|Sergio Ojeda||Men's light heavyweight||N/A|| Víctor Avendaño (ARG)
|Did not advance||9|
Five cyclists (all in track), all men, represented Chile in 1928. It was the nation's 3rd appearance in the sport.
- Time trial
|Eduardo Maillard||Men's time trial||1:20.1||14|
- Match races
|Cyclist||Event||1st Round||Repechage 1||Repechage Final||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final / Bronze match|
|Jorge Gamboa||Men's team pursuit||Unknown||2||N/A||Did not advance|
|Francisco Juillet||Men's sprint||Unknown||3 R||Unknown||2||Did not advance|
Six fencers, all men, represented Chile in 1928. It was the nation's 2nd appearance in the sport.
|Tomás Goyoaga||Men's épée||3 wins||8||Did not advance|
|Tomás Goyoaga||Men's foil||N/A||1 win||7||Did not advance|
|Abelardo Castro||Men's sabre||N/A||Bye||1 win||8||Did not advance|
|Efrain Díaz||N/A||2 wins||5||Did not advance|
|Tomás Goyoaga||N/A||2 wins||5||Did not advance|
|Abelardo Castro||Men's team sabre||N/A||0–2||3||Did not advance|
- Preliminary round
|V. Silva 38'
Pepe 40', 50'
- Consolation tournament, First round
|Subiabre 24', 48', 89'||Report||Sota 15'|
- Consolation tournament, Final
After a coin toss the Netherlands were declared winners and were handed the trophy which had been on offer (by the NVB), but gave it to Chile to take home as a 'memento' of the Netherlands, the Olympic Games and their Dutch football friends.
4 swimmers, all men, represented Chile in 1928. It was the nation's debut appearance in the sport.
|M. Astaburuaga||Men's 100 m freestyle||unknown||4||Did not advance|
|Hernán Schüler||unknown||5||Did not advance|
|Faelo Zúñiga||unknown||4||Did not advance|
|Hernán Téllez||Men's 400 m freestyle||unknown||5||Did not advance|
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