Argentina at the 1976 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 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 69 (65 men and 4 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Hugo Aberástegui
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
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Argentina competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 69 competitors, 65 men and 4 women, took part in 50 events in 12 sports.[1] No medals were won by Argentine athletes for the first time since 1920.

Athletics[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
Men
Athlete Events Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Juan Adolfo Turri Men's shot put 17.76 21 N/A Did not advance
Tito Steiner Men's decathlon N/A 7052 22
Decathlon
Event Tito Steiner
Result Points
100 m hurdles (s) 11.37 717
Long jump (m) 6.73 763
Shot put (m) 13.85 719
High jump (m) 1.84 716
400 m (s) 50.30 792
110 m hurdles (s) 15.82 766
Discus throw (m) 40.26 691
Pole vault (m) 3.80 754
Javelin throw (m) 49.74 629
1500 m (s) 4:43.16 505
Total 7052

Boxing[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Héctor Patri Light flyweight  Edoh (TOG)
W W/O
 Abdelwahab (EGY)
W W/O
 Maldonado (PUR)
L 0 – 5
Did not advance
Luis Portillo Light welterweight  Chanchoun (IRQ)
W W/O
 Sittler (AUT)
W 2 – 0 (KO)
 Szczerba (POL)
L 0 – 5
Did not advance
Juan Domingo Suárez Light heavyweight  Tafer (FRA)
W 1 – 0 (KO)
 Jakab (HUN)
W 1 – 0 (KO)
 Gortat (POL)
L 1 – 4
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Cycling at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
Athlete Event Time Rank
Osvaldo Benvenuti Men's individual road race Did not finish
Osvaldo Frosasco Men's individual road race Did not finish
Juan Carlos Haedo Men's individual road race Did not finish
Raúl Labbate Men's individual road race Did not finish
Osvaldo Benvenuti Men's 1000m time trial 2:24:48 22
Osvaldo Frosasco
Juan Carlos Haedo
Raúl Labbate

Equestrianism[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Equestrian at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

Dressage[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualifying round Final Total
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Guillermo Pellegrini Rosicler Individual 1294 26 Did not advance

Eventing[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Show jumping Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Carlos Alfonso Ucase Individual 117.91 48 321.20 32 10.00 =14 449.11 27
Angel Boyenechea Rasputin Individual 94.16 =31 Disqualified
Rodolfo Grazzini Veracruz Individual 88.34 23 420.80 34 20.75 29 529.89 28
Carlos Rawson Dos de Oro Individual 87.50 22 Did not finish
Carlos Alfonso,
Angel Boyenechea,
Rodolfo Grazzini,
Carlos Rawson
Ucase,
Rasputin,
Veracruz,
Dos de Oro
Team 270.00 10 Did not finish

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualifying round Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Argentino Molinuevo, Jr. Marsupial Individual 8.00 =10 Q 27.50 18
Roberto Tagle Simple Individual 12.00 =22 Did not advance
Roberto Tagle Simple Team Did not finish

Fencing[edit]

Athlete Event First round Second round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank
Daniel Feraud Men's épée Pool 2
 Jacobson (SWE)
L 1 – 5
 Hehn (FRG)
L 1 – 5
 Lukomsky (URS)
W 5 – 4
 Varaljay (CAN)
W 5 – 5
4 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Juan Daniel Pirán Men's épée Pool 1
 Johnson (GBR)
L 0 – 5
 Pusch (FRG)
L 1 – 5
 Pezza (ITA)
L 2 – 5
 Tatrallyay (CAN)
L 1 – 5
4 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Omar Vergara Men's épée Pool 7
 Suchanecki (SUI)
W 5 – 1
 Wiech (POL)
W 5 – 4
 Zarnegar (IRI)
W 5 – 4
 Edling (SWE)
L 1 – 5
2 Q Pool 6
 Hehn (FRG)
L 2 – 5
 Boisse (FRA)
L 2 – 5
 Janikowski (POL)
L 3 – 5
 Ralph Johnson (GBR)
L 1 – 5
 Abushakhmetov (URS)
L 3 – 5
6 N/A Did not advance
Daniel Feraud Men's foil Pool 9
 Reichert (FRG)
L 0 – 5
 Kuki (ROU)
L 2 – 5
 Koziejowski (POL)
L 1 – 5
 Jhons (CUB)
L 1 – 5
 Pashapour-Alamdari (IRI)
L 2 – 5
6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Fernando Lupiz Men's foil Pool 4
 Stankovych (URS)
L 2 – 5
 Hein (FRG)
L 1 – 5
 Donofrio (USA)
L 4 – 5
 Dal Zotto (ITA)
L 4 – 5
 Chan (HKG)
W 5 – 4
5 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Omar Vergara Men's foil Pool 8
 Behr (FRG)
L 1 – 5
 Ballinger (USA)
L 3 – 5
 Akbari (IRI)
L 4 – 5
 Kawatsu (JPN)
L 4 – 5
 Jurka (TCH)
L 0 – 5
6 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Daniel Feraud,
Fernando Lupiz,
Juan Daniel Pirán,
Omar Vergara
Men's team épée Pool 4
Switzerland
L 3 – 13
Norway
L 2 – 14
Canada
L 8 (66) – 8 (68)
6 Did not advance
José María Casanovas Men's sabre Pool 5
 Krovopuskov (URS)
L 0 – 5
 Kovács (HUN)
L 2 – 5
 Salazar (CUB)
L 1 – 5
 Sukunda (CAN)
L 4 – 5
5 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Juan Gavajda Men's sabre Pool 5
 Pop (ROU)
L 0 – 5
 Westbrook (USA)
L 2 – 5
 Marót (HUN)
L 2 – 5
 Mather (GBR)
L 2 – 5
5 Did not advance N/A Did not advance
José María Casanovas,
Juan Gavajda,
Fernando Lupiz,
Marcelo Méndez
Men's team épée Pool 4
Hungary
L 2 – 14
Poland
L 6 – 10
Iran
L 4 – 9
3 N/A Did not advance

Field hockey[edit]

Head Coach: Mario Ranalli

Group play
Team Pts P W D L GF GA
1 Netherlands 10 5 5 0 0 11 3
2 Australia 6 5 3 0 2 14 6
3 India 6 5 3 0 2 12 9
4 Malaysia 4 5 2 0 3 3 7
5 Canada 2 5 1 0 4 4 11
6 Argentina 2 5 1 0 4 4 12

     Qualified for semifinals

July 18, 1976
India  4 – 0  Argentina
July 20, 1976
Argentina  1 – 3  Canada
July 21, 1976
Malaysia  2 – 0  Argentina
July 23, 1976
Netherlands  1 – 0  Argentina
July 24, 1976
Australia  2 – 3  Argentina

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Oscar Strático Men's -70 kg N/A  Mackay (ECU)
W
 Gamba (ITA)
L
Did not advance
Jorge Portelli Men's -93 kg Bye  Tsendaivsh (MGL)
W
 Starbrook (GBR)
L
Did not advance
Men's open category N/A  Jaime Felipa (AHO)
W
 Ibañez (CUB)
W
 Wallas (AUT)
W
 Remfry (GBR)
L
Bye  Cho (KOR)
L
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ricardo Ibarra Men's single sculls 7:17.41 1 Q BYE 6:57.41 1 FA 8:03.05 6
Carlos Denari,
Marcelo Gismondi,
Jorge Molina,
Juan Tuma
Men's coxless fours 6:49.33 5 6:30.56 6 Did not advance
Hugo Aberastegui,
Hugo Constantini,
Ignacio Ruiz,
Raúl Tettamanti,
Jorge Segurado
Men's coxed fours 7:04.38 5 6:26.89 4 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Juan C. Firpo Finn 29.0 24.0 20.0 17.0 25.0 29.0 29.0 144.0 23
Pedro Ferrero,
Jorge Rão,
Andrés Robinson
Finn 28.0 28.0 24.0 20.0 21.0 20.0 25.0 138.0 20

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Total Rank
Osvaldo Scandola 25 m rapid-fire pistol 294 291 N/A 585 =27
Oscar Yuston 25 m rapid-fire pistol 283 282 N/A 565 40
Juan Casey 50 m free pistol 83 90 89 89 86 78 515 =43
Jorge di Giandoménico 50 m rifle 3 positions 271 279 274 282 N/A 1,106 =51
Ricardo Rusticucci 50 m rifle prone 96 97 97 98 99 96 583 =57
Firmo Roberti Skeet N/A 193 =11

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Conrado Porta 100 m backstroke 1:01.13 31 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:09.75 18 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Claudia Bellotto 100 m backstroke 1:10.27 28 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:32.60 28 N/A Did not advance
Susana Coppo 100 m freestyle 1:02.46 40 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:19.26 37 N/A Did not advance
400 m freestyle 4:57.41 28 N/A Did not advance
Rossana Juncos 100 m freestyle 1:01.89 42 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:21.53 35 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 1:06.76 33 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:28.81 30 Did not advance
Patricia Spohn 200 m breaststroke 2:59.51 38 N/A Did not advance
Claudia Bellotto,
Susana Coppo,
Rosanna Juncos,
Patricia Spohn
4 x 100 m freestyle relay 4:14.57 12 N/A Did not advance
Claudia Bellotto,
Susana Coppo,
Rosanna Juncos,
Patricia Spohn
4 x 100 m medley relay 4:41.82 16 N/A Did not advance

Wrestling[edit]

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sergio Fiszman –68 kg  Gilligan (GBR)
L (TF)
 Mané (SEN)
W (TF)
 Navaei (IRI)
L (TF)
Did not advance
Daniel Verník –100 kg  N'Diaye (SEN)
W (TF)
 Yarygin (URS)
L (TF)
 Drozda (TCH)
L (TF)
Did not advance
Carlos Braconi +100 kg  Isogai (JPN)
L (TF)
 Sakho (SEN)
L (TF)
Did not advance
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sergio Fiszman –68 kg  Toma (HUN)
L (TF)
 Nedev (BUL)
L (TF)
Did not advance
Daniel Verník –100 kg Bye  Skrzydlewski (POL)
L (TF)
 Schäfer (FRG)
L (TF)
Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Carlos Braconi +100 kg  Gundersen (NOR)
L (DQ)
 Kolchynskiy (URS)
L (TF)
Did not advance N/A Did not advance
Key
  • DQ – Won/lost by passivity.
  • TF – Won/lost by fall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Argentina at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-02.