Spain at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Spain competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. 95 competitors, 93 men and 2 women, took part in 44 events in 15 sports.[1]

Spain at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Flag of Spain (1785-1873 and 1875-1931).svg
IOC codeESP
NOCSpanish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coe.es (in Spanish)
in Paris
Competitors95 (93 men, 2 women) in 15 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

AthleticsEdit

Thirteen athletes represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
José Andía Cross country N/A Did not finish
Dionisio Carreras Marathon N/A 2:57:18.4 9
Jesús Diéguez Cross country N/A Did not finish
Juan Junqueras 100 m 11.3 4 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 2 Q Unknown 6 Did not advance
José-María Larrabeiti 100 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Gabino Lizarza Discus throw N/A 34.20 9 Did not advance
Félix Mendizábal 100 m 11.4 1 Q Unknown 6 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 4 Did not advance
Joaquín Miquel 5000 m N/A Unknown 11 Did not advance
Diego Ordóñez 100 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Miguel Palau 5000 m N/A Unknown 11 Did not advance
Cross country N/A Did not finish
Amador Palma Cross country N/A Did not finish
Miguel Peña Cross country N/A 41:34.0 14
Fabián Velasco Cross country N/A 39:07.6 13
José-María Larrabeiti
Juan Junqueras
Félix Mendizábal
Diego Ordóñez
4 × 100 m relay N/A 44.2 3 Did not advance
José Andía
Jesús Diéguez
Joaquín Miquel
Miguel Palau
Fabián Velasco
3000 m team N/A 30 4 Did not advance
José Andía
Jesús Diéguez
Amador Palma
Miguel Peña
Miguel Palau
Fabián Velasco
Team cross country N/A Did not finish

BoxingEdit

Seven boxers represented Spain at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Biete and Sánchez were the most successful Spanish boxers, each reaching the quarterfinals.

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
Emilio Bautista Featherweight Bye   Abarca (CHI)
L
Did not advance 9
Ruperto Biete Flyweight Bye   McDonagh (IRL)
W
  Castellenghi (ITA)
L
Did not advance 5
Luis Bru Featherweight   Devergnies (BEL)
L
Did not advance 17
José Pastor Bantamweight Bye   Lemouton (FRA)
L
Did not advance 9
Antonio Sánchez Bantamweight Bye   Weidel (SUI)
W
  Andrén (SWE)
L
Did not advance 5
Vicente Valdero Lightweight   Reilly (ARG)
W
  Beland (RSA)
L
Did not advance 9
Lorenzo Vitria Flyweight Bye   MacGregor (CAN)
L
Did not advance 9

DivingEdit

Three divers, all men, represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Ranks given are within the heat.

Men
Diver Event Semifinals Final
Points Score Rank Points Score Rank
Francisco Ortiz Plain high diving 41.5 117 9 Did not advance
Antonio Tort 10 m platform 35 229.4 7 Did not advance
Plain high diving 40 90 8 Did not advance
Santiago Ulio 10 m platform 35 204.8 7 Did not advance
Plain high diving 36 102 7 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Four equestrians represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Equestrian Event Final
Score Time Rank
José Álvarez Jumping 18.00 2:31.0 9
Emilio López Jumping Did not finish
Nemesio Martínez Jumping 22.00 2:17.2 16
José Navarro Jumping 33.75 3:02.4 30
José Álvarez
Emilio López
Nemesio Martínez
José Navarro
Team jumping 73.75 N/A 8

FencingEdit

13 fencers, all men, represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport, and first since 1900.

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
Julián de Olivares Sabre N/A 0–5 6 Did not advance
Félix de Pomés Épée 3–6 8 N/A Did not advance
Foil 0–4 5 Did not advance
Juan Delgado Foil 2–1 2 Q 4–1 2 Q 4–1 1 Q 1–4 5 Did not advance
Diego Díez Foil 2–2 3 Q 2–3 5 Did not advance
Domingo García Épée 8–1 1 Q N/A 7–3 1 Q 4–7 7 Did not advance
Santiago García Foil 0–2 3 Q 0–5 6 Did not advance
Julio González Sabre N/A 0–5 6 Did not advance
Fernando Guillén Sabre N/A 1–6 7 Did not advance
Carlos Miguel Épée 1–8 10 N/A Did not advance
Manuel Toledo Sabre N/A 0–6 7 Did not advance
Miguel Zabalza Épée 2–7 9 N/A Did not advance
Julián de Olivares
Julio González
Fernando Guillén
Jesús López de Lara
Jaime Mela
Team sabre Bye N/A 0–2 3 Did not advance
Félix de Pomés
Juan Delgado
Diego Díez
Domingo García
Santiago García
Team foil 0–2 3 N/A Did not advance
Félix de Pomés
Juan Delgado
Diego Díez
Domingo García
Jesús López de Lara
Miguel Zabalza
Team épée 1.5–0.5 1 Q N/A 2–0 2 Q 0–2 3 Did not advance

FootballEdit

Spain competed in the Olympic football tournament for the second time in 1924. In an unfortunate draw for them (and Italy), they faced Italy in the first round. The Italians came out the better, though it was a Spanish own goal that was the difference in the otherwise scoreless match.

Round 1
Italy  1–0  Spain
Vallana   84' (o.g.) Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Marcel Slawik (FRA)
Final rank
17th place

PoloEdit

Spain sent a polo team to the Olympics for the second time in 1924. The Spanish team finished fourth in the five-team round-robin.

Ranks given are within the pool.

Players Event Round robin
Wins Losses Points for Points against Rank
Álvaro de Figueroa
Luis de Figueroa
Rafael Fernández
Hernando Fitz-James
Leopoldo Sáinz
Justo San Miguel
Men's polo 1 3 22 42 4
United States15–2Spain
Argentina16–2Spain
Great Britain10–3Spain
Spain15–1France

RowingEdit

Ten rowers represented Spain in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport, and first since 1900.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Rower Event Semifinals Repechage Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Josep Balsells
Leandro Coll
Jaime Geralt
Ricardo Massana
Luis Omedes
Coxed four Unknown 3 Did not advance
Leandro Coll
Jaime Giralt
José Lasplazas
José Martínez
Ricardo Massana
Eliseo Morales
Enrique Pérez Soler
Juan Riba
Luis Omedes
Eight Unknown 3 Did not advance

SailingEdit

Three sailors represented Spain 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
Santiago Amat Olympic monotype 2 Q 4 N/A 4 4 8 4
Santiago Amat
Arturo Masbové
Pedro Pi
6 metre class 7 6 8 (DNF) 21 Did not advance 8

ShootingEdit

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
José María de Palleja Trap AC NQ

SwimmingEdit

Ranks given are within the heat.

Men
Swimmer Event Heats Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Pedro Méndez 400 m freestyle 6:26.6 5 Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 26:23.5 5 Did not advance
José Manuel Pinillo 100 m freestyle 1:14.2 5 Did not advance
Ramón Berdemans
Pedro Méndez
Julio Perejordi
José Manuel Pinillo
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 12:02.4 4 Did not advance

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
Manuel Alonso Singles Bye Bye   Robson (ARG)
W 7–9, 6–4, 6–0, 6–4
  Richards (USA)
L 5–7, 8–10, 6–2, 3–6
Did not advance
Eduardo Flaquer Singles   Torralva (CHI)
W 6–4, 3–6, 6–0, 6–0
  Washer (BEL)
L 1–6, 4–6, 5–7
Did not advance
Raimundo Morales Singles   Jacob (IND)
L 2–6, 4–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Francisco Sindreu Singles Bye   Richardson (RSA)
L 4–6, 4–6, 3–6
Did not advance
José María Alonso
Manuel Alonso
Doubles N/A   Kingscote /
Wheatley (GBR)
W 6–4, 6–3, 6–1
  Harada /
Okamoto (JPN)
W 6–4, 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Zerlentis /
Papadopoulos (GBR)
W 6–2, 9–7, 6–4
  Richards /
Hunter (USA)
L 4–6, 4–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Eduardo Flaquer
Ricardo Saprissa
Doubles N/A Bye   Honda /
Fukuda (JPN)
W 6–2, 6–3, 6–3
  Condon /
Richardson (RSA)
L 2–6, 3–6, 1–6
Did not advance
Women
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
Lilí Álvarez Singles Bye   Scharman (USA)
W 6–2, 6–2
  Polley (IND)
W 6–0, 6–3
  Golding (FRA)
L 5–7, 3–6
Did not advance
Rosa Torras Singles Bye   Perelli (ITA)
W 6–4, 4–6, 8–6
  Jessup (USA)
L 2–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Lilí Álvarez
Rosa Torras
Doubles N/A Bye   Billout /
Bourgeois (FRA)
L 6–2, 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Eduardo Flaquer
Lilí Álvarez
Doubles Bye Bye   Jessup /
Richards (USA)
L 3–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Ricardo Saprissa
Rosa Torras
Doubles   Perelli /
de Morpurgo (ITA)
L 3–6, 8–10
Did not advance

Water poloEdit

Spain made its second Olympic water polo appearance.

Roster
First round
  • Bye
Quarterfinals
Sweden   9–0   Spain Piscine des Tourelles

WrestlingEdit

Greco-RomanEdit

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Domingo Sánchez Featherweight   Penczik (AUT)
L
  Naito (JPN)
L
Did not advance =18
Francisco Solé Lightweight   Coerse (NED)
L
  Michelsen (NOR)
W
  Frisenfeldt (DEN)
L
Did not advance N/A =13
Jordán Vallmajo Featherweight   Naito (JPN)
L
  Väli (EST)
L
Did not advance =18
Emilio Vidal Middleweight   Yalaz (TUR)
L
  Dumont (LUX)
W
  Okulicz-Kozaryn (POL)
L
Did not advance N/A =15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spain at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2015.

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