Argentina at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Argentina at the Olympic Games

Flag of Argentina
IOC code  ARG
NOC Comité Olímpico Argentino
Website www.coarg.org.ar (Spanish)
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 91 (all men) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Cristina Hardekopf
Medals
Rank: 30
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Argentina competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 91 competitors, all men, took part in 53 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Calegaris, HéctorHéctor Calegaris
Jorge del Río Sálas
Jorge Salas Chávez
Sailing Men's Dragon class
 Bronze Laudonio, AbelAbel Laudonio Boxing Lightweight

Athletics[edit]

Athletes Events Final
Result Rank
Osvaldo Suárez Men's marathon 2:21.26.6 9
Gumersindo Gómez 2:23.00.0 15
Walter Lemos 2:36.55.0 50
Guillermo Weller Men's 50km walk - Disqualified

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Category Round of 32 Round of 16 Round of 8 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Miguel Angel Botta Flyweight BYE  Segundo Macalalad (PHI)
W (3-2)
 Ezrael Illkhanouf (IRI)
W (default)
 Gyula Török (HUN)
L (0-5)
Did not advance
Carlos Cañete Bantamweight BYE  Katsuo Haga (JPN)
L (0-5)
Did not advance
Carlos Aro Featherweight -  Lajos Baranyai (HUN)
W (4-0-1)
 Boris Nikanorov (URS)
L (1-0-4)
Did not advance
Abel Laudonio Lightweight BYE  Jozef Töre (TCH)
W (5-0)
 Dagfinn Næss (NOR)
W (TKO)
 Velikton Barannikov (URS)
W (5-0)
 Sandro Lopopolo (ITA)
L (1-1-3)3rd
Did not advance
Luis Aranda Light Welterweight BYE  Rogelio Reyes (MEX)
W (4-1)
 Piero Brandi (ITA)
L (1-0-4)
Did not advance
Aurelio González Welterweight BYE  Shishman Mitsev (BUL)
L (1-2-2)
Did not advance
Celedonio Lima Light Middleweight - BYE  Jeffrey Alleyne (CAN)
W (TKO)
 Wilbert McClure (USA)
L (1-1-3)
Did not advance
Rodolfo Loza Middleweight -  Carlos Lucas (CHI)
L (1-1-3)
Did not advance
Rafael Gargiulo Light Heavyweight - BYE  José Leite (BRA)
W (TKO)
 Giulio Saraudi (ITA)
L (2-3)
Did not advance
Eduardo Corletti Heavyweight - BYE  Obrad Sretenović (YUG)
L (1-4)
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Ricardo Senn Individual road race 04:21:38 44
Ricardo Senn
Gabriel Niell
Federico Cortés
Pedro Simionato
Team time trial 2:24:13.47 12

Track[edit]

Athlete Event Round 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Alberto Trillo
Ernesto Contreras
Héctor Acosta
Juan Brotto
Team Pursuit 4:44.44 4:38.17 Did not advance 5

Equestrian[edit]

Dressage

Athlete Horse Event Qualifying Round Final Round Total
Judge 1 Judge 2 Judge 3 Judge 1 Judge 2 Judge 3 Points Rank
Jorge Cavoti Vidriero Individual 293 247 288 Did not advance 828 15th

Eventing

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
César Madelón Ceibera Individual 130.50 36th 174.80 35th 2.00 10th 307.30 29th
Ignacio Verdura Desidia Individual 103.50 16th Did not finish
Fernando Urdapilleta Febo II Individual 116.01 22nd Did not finish
Carlos Moratorio Mesonero Individual 143.01 55th Did not finish
From:
César Madelón
Ignacio Verdura
Fernando Urdapilleta
Carlos Moratorio
as above Team 350.01 9th Did not finish

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Penalties Rank
Round 1 Round 2
Naldo Dasso Final Individual 4 24 7th
Carlos D'Elia Stromboli Individual 16 20 13th
Ernesto Hartfopf Baltasar Individual 19.25 24.25 19th
Naldo Dasso
Jorge Lucardi
Carlos D'Elia
Final
Stromboli
Huipil
Team Did not finish -
12 20
29.5 26

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Argentina in 1960.

Individual

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Pool W-L Rank Pool W-L Rank Pool W-L Rank Pool W-L Rank Pool W-L Rank
Alberto Balestrini Men's épée 3 3-3 4th Did not advance
Raúl Martínez 9 6-0 1st 2 1-3 5th Did not advance
Juan Larrea Men's sabre 5 2-3 4th Did not advance
Daniel Sande 6 3-1 3rd 5 1-4 5th Did not advance
Gustavo Vassallo 7 2-3
(1-1)*
4th Did not advance
  • Note: Gustavo Vassallo was given a chance to advance to the second round in a Fence-Off against Aleksandar Vasin from Yugoslavia and Palle Frey of Denmark, but got eliminated.

Team

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Matches W-L Bouts W-L Matches W-L Bouts W-L Matches W-L Bouts W-L Matches W-L Bouts W-L Matches W-L Bouts W-L
Rafael González
Juan Larrea
Daniel Sande
Gustavo Vassallo
Men's team sabre 1-1 1-9 0-1 4-9 Did not advance

Football[edit]

# Name Club Date of Birth Pld Goals
Goal
Y
Booked
Y/R
Yellow cardYellow cardRed card
R
Red card
Goalkeepers
1 Marwell Periotti Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro May 25, 1939 (21) 3 0 0 0 0
Carlos Saldías Argentina Sacachispas February 2, 1939 (21) 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
Juan Carlos Stauskas Argentina River Plate August 6, 1939 (21) 3 0 0 0 0
Salvador Ginel Argentina Atlético Tucumán April 1, 1938 (22) 3 0 0 0 0
Roberto Blanco Argentina Racing November 26, 1938 (21) 3 0 0 0 0
Pedro de Ciancio Argentina Racing February 16, 1938 (22) 3 0 0 0 0
José Díaz Argentina Lanús April 30, 1938 (22) 3 0 0 0 0
Carlos Grudiña Argentina Huracán December 29, 1938 (21) 0 0 0 0 0
Julio Mattos Argentina Argentinos Juniors March 30, 1940 (20) 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
Carlos Bilardo Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro March 16, 1939 (21) 2 1 0 0 0
Hugo Zarich Argentina River Plate March 17, 1940 (20) 2 0 0 0 0
Alberto Rendo Argentina Huracán January 3, 1940 (20) 1 0 0 0 0
Domingo Lejona Argentina Gimnasia y Esgrima (La Plata) February 2, 1938 (22) 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
Mario Desiderio Argentina Estudiantes de La Plata February 1, 1938 (22) 2 0 0 0 0
Juan Carlos Oleniak Argentina Racing March 4, 1942 3 4 0 0 0
Raúl Adolfo Pérez Argentina Boca Juniors November 11, 1939 (20) 3 1 0 0 0
Roberto Bonnano Argentina Vélez Sárfield March 16, 1938 (22) 1 0 0 0 0
Guillermo Lorenzo Argentina Boca Juniors January 5, 1939 (21) 0 0 0 0 0
Coach
Ernesto Duchini November 10, 1910 (59)

Results[edit]

Group Stage

Argentina failed to reach Semi-Finals.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 3 3 0 0 8 4 +4 6
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
 Poland 3 1 0 2 7 5 −2 2
 Tunisia 3 0 0 3 3 11 −8 0
August 26, 1960
12:00
Denmark  3–2  Argentina
Sørensen Goal 31'
Harald Nielsen Goal 46'85'
Report Oleniak Goal 20'
Bilardo Goal 88'
Rome

Referee: Liverani (ITA)

Attendance:

August 29, 1960
12:00
Argentina  2–1  Tunisia
Oleniak Goal 15'82' Report Kerrit Goal 25'
Pescara

Referee: Zsolt (HUN)

Attendance:

September 1, 1960
12:00
Argentina  2–0  Poland
Oleniak Goal 38'
Pérez Goal 55'
Report
Napoli

Referee: S. Garan (TUR)

Attendance: 10.000

Gymnastics[edit]

Athlete Event Qualifying Round Final Round Total
Compulsory Points Optional Points Compulsory Points Optional Points Points Rank
Juan Caviglia Men's individual all-around 46.00 48.15 Did not advance 94.15 116th
Men's floor 8.35 9.00 Did not advance 17.35 92nd
Men's pommel horse 7.60 6.90 Did not advance 16.30 114th
Men's rings 7.20 8.20 Did not advance 15.40 119th
Men's vault 7.40 8.90 Did not advance 16.30 117th
Men's parallel bars 7.10 7.00 Did not advance 14.10 122nd
Men's horizontal bar 8.35 8.15 Did not advance 16.50 104th

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathlete represented Argentina in 1960.

Athlete Horse Event Riding Fencing Shooting Swimming Cross Country Final
Time Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Time Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Luis Ribera Celollo Men's individual 8:09.0 1,153 3rd 770 17th 880 8th 4:09.9 955 15th 15:45.0 865 38th 4,623 13th
Carlos Stricker Celia 8:33.0 1,081 15th 724 24th 700 39th 4:05.1 975 7th 16:01.2 817 45th 4,021 36th
Raúl Bauza Vegliato 8:15.2 1,135 6th 448 51st 360 56th 4:08.8 970 13th 16:37.0 709 49th 3,888 40th
Luis Ribera
Carlos Stricker
Raúl Bauza
Same as above Men's team - 3,369 3rd 1,804 10th 1,940 14th - 2,890 3rd - 2,391 14th 12,394 10th

Rowing[edit]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 1 Repechage Semi-Final Final
Time Group
Rank
Time Group
Rank
Time Group
Rank
Time Rank
Pablo Ferrero
Ricardo González
Men's coxless pairs 7:17.70 2nd 7:28.84 2nd 7:48.48 6th Did not advance
Osvaldo Cavagnaro
Mario Maire
Jorge Somlay
Men's coxed pairs 8:02.36 4th 7:59.33 3rd - Did not advance
Juan Huber
Héctor Moni
Angel Pontarolo
Vicente Vansteenkiste
Men's coxless fours 6:52.32 5th 6:56.35 4th - Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Athlete Class Race I Race II Race III Race IV Race V Race VI Race VII Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Ricardo Boneo Finn 323 21st 469 15th 691 9th 1,168 3rd 303 22nd 0 DSQ 0 DNS 2,954 19th
Roberto Mieres
Victor H. Fragola
Star 286 17th 174 22nd 286 17th 154 23rd 370 14th 370 14th 261 18th 1,747 17th
Jorge Salas Chavez
Héctor Calegaris
Jorge del Río Sálas
Dragon 356 15th 1,532 1st 1,231 2nd 833 5th 1,231 2nd 0 DSQ 532 10th 5,715 2nd
Roberto Sieburger
Carlos Sieburger
Enrique Sieburger, Jr.
5.5 Metre 426 9th 1,079 2nd 602 6th 1,079 2nd 681 5th 426 9th 535 7th 4,402 4th

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Group
Rank
Points Rank
Jorge di Giandoménico 50m rifle three positions 543 19th 1,117 33rd
300m rifle three positions 548 10th 1,088 22nd
Pedro Armella 50m rifle three positions 554 13th 1,106 34th
300m rifle three positions 548 10th 1,078 25th
Cirilo Nassiff 50m rifle prone 380 26th 573 40th
Melchor López 379 28th Did not advance
Oscar Servo 25m rapid fire pistol - 567 32nd
Juan Gindre Trap - Did not advance
Juan Angel Martini - Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Athlete Event Round 1 Semi-Final Final
Time Group
Rank
Time Group
Rank
Time Rank
Fernando Fanjul Men's 200m butterfly 2:25.2 3rd Did not advance
Luis Nicolao 2:23.9 2nd 2:26.8 7th Did not advance
Men's 100m freestyle 1:00.2 6th Did not advance
Pedro Diz Men's 100m backstroke 1:04.7 2nd 1:05.0 6th Did not advance

Water polo[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 

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