Argentina at the 2012 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 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 137 in 22 sports
Flag bearer Luciana Aymar (opening)
Sebastián Crismanich (closing)
Medals
Rank: 42
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Argentina competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's twenty-third appearance at the Olympic Games, Argentina having missed only three Olympiads. Argentina did not attend the sparsely attended 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, and the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, because of the United States boycott.

Comité Olímpico Argentino sent a total of 137 athletes to the Games, 96 men and 41 women, to compete in 22 sports. Archery, diving, football, modern pentathlon, water polo, and weightlifting were the only sports in which Argentina had no representation in these Olympic Games. Among the sports, Argentina made its Olympic debut in synchronized swimming and men's handball. Luciana Aymar, captain of Argentina women's field hockey team, who competed at her fourth Olympics, was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Argentina left London with a total of four medals (gold, silver, and two bronze). Sebastián Crismanich set a historic Olympic record, as he won its first ever gold medal in men's taekwondo, and the first by an individual athlete since 1948. Other notable accomplishments were the silver medal in field hockey for the women's team, and bronze medals in sailing and in men's tennis, the latter won by Juan Martín del Potro.

Medalists[edit]

Taekwondo jin Sebastián Crismanich became Argentina's only gold medalist at these Games.
Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Crismanich, SebastiánSebastián Crismanich Taekwondo Men's 80 kg 10 August
 Silver women's national field hockey team, ArgentinaArgentina women's national field hockey team
Luciana Aymar   Delfina Merino
Noel Barrionuevo   Florencia Mutio
Martina Cavallero   Macarena Rodríguez
Laura del Colle   Carla Rebecchi
Silvina D'Elía   Rocío Sánchez Moccia
Florencia Habif   Daniela Sruoga
Rosario Luchetti   Josefina Sruoga
Sofía Maccari
Field hockey Women's tournament 10 August
 Bronze del Potro, Juan MartínJuan Martín del Potro Tennis Men's singles 5 August
 Bronze Calabrese, LucasLucas Calabrese
de la Fuente, JuanJuan de la Fuente
Sailing Men's 470 10 August

Athletics[edit]

Argentine athletes have achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):[1][2]

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
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
  • NM = No mark
Miguel Bárzola finished thirty-fifth in men's marathon.
Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Miguel Bárzola Marathon N/A 2:17:54 35
Juan Manuel Cano 20 km walk N/A 1:22:10 22
Javier Carriqueo 5000 m 13:57.07 19 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Juan Ignacio Cerra Hammer throw 68.20 36 Did not advance
Germán Lauro Shot put 20.75 5 Q 20.84 6
Discus throw 57.54 37 Did not advance
Braian Toledo Javelin throw 76.87 30 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
María de los Ángeles Peralta Marathon 2:40:50 82
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Rocío Comba Discus throw 58.98 26 Did not advance
Jennifer Dahlgren Hammer throw NM Did not advance

Basketball[edit]

Argentina is qualified for the men's event.

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Argentina roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3]

Argentina men's national basketball team – 2012 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
F 4 Scola, Luis 32 – (1980-04-30)30 April 1980 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Phoenix Suns United States
G 5 Ginóbili, Manu 35 – (1977-07-28)28 July 1977 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) San Antonio Spurs United States
F 6 Mata, Marcos 25 – (1986-08-01)1 August 1986 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Peñarol de Mar del Plata Argentina
G 7 Campazzo, Facundo 21 – (1991-03-23)23 March 1991 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Peñarol de Mar del Plata Argentina
G 8 Prigioni, Pablo 35 – (1977-05-17)17 May 1977 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) New York Knicks United States
C 9 Gutiérrez, Juan Pedro 28 – (1983-10-10)10 October 1983 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Obras Sanitarias Argentina
F 10 Delfino, Carlos 29 – (1982-08-29)29 August 1982 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Milwaukee Bucks United States
C 11 Leiva, Martín 32 – (1980-04-23)23 April 1980 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) Peñarol de Mar del Plata Argentina
F 12 Gutiérrez, Leonardo 34 – (1978-05-16)16 May 1978 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Peñarol de Mar del Plata Argentina
F 13 Nocioni, Andrés 32 – (1979-11-30)30 November 1979 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Caja Laboral Spain
F 14 Jasen, Hernán 34 – (1978-02-04)4 February 1978 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) CB Sevilla Spain
F 15 Kammerichs, Federico 32 – (1980-06-21)21 June 1980 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Regatas Corrientes Argentina
Head coach

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 29 July 2012
Group stage
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
United States 5 5 0 589 398 +191 10
 France 5 4 1 376 378 −2 9
 Argentina 5 3 2 448 424 +24 8
 Lithuania 5 2 3 395 399 −4 7
 Nigeria 5 1 4 338 456 −118 6
 Tunisia 5 0 5 320 411 −91 5
29 July 2012
22:15
v
Argentina  102–79  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 24–23, 27–16, 27–22, 24–18
Pts: Scola 32
Rebs: Ginóbili 10
Asts: Ginóbili, Prigioni 6
Pts: Kleiza 20
Rebs: Kleiza 7
Asts: Kalnietis 5
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Jorge Carrion (PUR), Vaughan Mayberry (AUS)
31 July 2012
20:00
v
France  71–64  Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 19–12, 13–17, 23–24, 16–11
Pts: Parker 17
Rebs: Batum 7
Asts: Parker 5
Pts: Ginóbili 26
Rebs: Scola 8
Asts: Prigioni 8
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Juan Arteaga (ESP), Marcos Benito (BRA), Luigi Lamonica (ITA)
2 August 2012
14:30
v
Argentina  92–69  Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 14–28, 26–12, 31–16, 21–13
Pts: Ginóbili 24
Rebs: Scola 10
Asts: Campazzo 7
Pts: Mejri 19
Rebs: Mejri 14
Asts: Laghnej 6
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Guerrino Cerebuch (ITA), Michael Aylen (AUS), Borys Ryschyk (UKR)
4 August 2012
22:15
v
Nigeria  79–93  Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 19–37, 18–20, 20–19, 22–17
Pts: Diogu 16
Rebs: Diogu 11
Asts: Aminu 5
Pts: Scola 22
Rebs: Nocioni 6
Asts: Ginóbili 8
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Cristiano Maranho (BRA), Michael Aylen (AUS), Samir Abaakil (MAR)
6 August 2012
22:15
v
Argentina  97–126 United States
Scoring by quarter: 32–34, 27–26, 17–42, 21–24
Pts: Ginóbili 16
Rebs: Ginóbili 5
Asts: Campazzo 7
Pts: Durant 28
Rebs: Iguodala, Love 9
Asts: Paul 7
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Christos Christodoulou (GRE), Ilija Belošević (SRB), Stephen Seibel (CAN)
Quarter-final
8 August 2012
20:00
v
Brazil  77–82  Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 26–23, 14–23, 14–18, 23–18
Pts: Barbosa, Huertas 22
Rebs: Hilário 12
Asts: Huertas 5
Pts: Scola 17
Rebs: Ginóbili 8
Asts: Prigioni 8
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Juan Arteaga (ESP), José Carrion (PUR), Recep Ankaralı (TUR)
Semifinal
10 August 2012
21:00
v
Argentina  83–109 United States
Scoring by quarter: 19–24, 21–23, 17–27, 26–35
Pts: Ginobili 18
Rebs: Delfino 5
Asts: Prigioni 6
Pts: Durant 19
Rebs: Love 9
Asts: James, Paul 7
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Recep Ankaralı (TUR), Robert Lottermoser (GER)
Bronze Medal Match
12 August 2012
11:00
v
Argentina  77–81  Russia 3rd
Scoring by quarter: 20–19, 18–21, 19–21, 20–20
Pts: Ginobili 21
Rebs: Nocioni 7
Asts: Progioni 7
Pts: Shved 25
Rebs: Kirilenko 8
Asts: Shved 7
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Juan Arteaga (ESP), José Carrion (PUR), William Kennedy (USA)

Boxing[edit]

Argentina has qualified 2 boxers.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alberto Melián Bantamweight  Vodopiyanov (RUS)
L 5–12
Did not advance
Yamil Peralta Heavyweight N/A  Bouloudinat (ALG)
W 13–5
 Pulev (BUL)
L 10–13
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Argentina has qualified boats for the following events

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sebastián Rossi Men's C-1 109.41 14 107.52 14 107.52 16 Did not advance

Sprint[edit]

Argentina has qualified boats for the following events.

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Miguel Correa
Rubén Voisard
Men's K-2 200 m 33.623 3 Q 33.105 3 FA 35.271 5

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Maximiliano Richeze Men's road race 6:04:27 110

Track[edit]

Omnium
Athlete Event Flying lap Points race Elimination race Individual pursuit Scratch race Time trial Total points Rank
Time Rank Points Rank Rank Time Rank Rank Time Rank
Walter Pérez Men's omnium 14.036 17 26 7 4 4:33.532 15 12 1:07.523 17 72 14

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Catriel Soto Men's cross-country 1:35:13 26

BMX[edit]

Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Points Rank Points Rank Result Rank
Ernesto Pizarro Men's BMX 39.765 26 26 6 Did not advance

Equestrian[edit]

Argentina has qualified two riders

Jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
José Maria Larocca Royal Power Individual 4 =42 Q 4 8 =31 Q 12 20 =38 R 20 38 Did not advance 20 38
Alejandro Madorno Milano de Flore 9 64 Did not advance 9 64

Fencing[edit]

Argentina has qualified 1 fencer.

Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
María Belén Pérez Maurice Individual sabre  Marzocca (ITA)
L 10–15
Did not advance

Field hockey[edit]

Argentina is qualified for the men's and women's event

  • Men's team event – 1 team of 16 players
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 16 players

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Argentina roster in the men's field hockey tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4] view · talk

Head Coach: Pablo Lombi

Reserves:

  1. Juan Espinosa (GK)
  2. Matías González
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Australia 5 3 2 0 23 5 +18 11
 Great Britain 5 2 3 0 14 8 +6 9
 Spain 5 2 2 1 8 10 −2 8
 Pakistan 5 2 1 2 9 16 −7 7
 Argentina 5 1 1 3 10 14 −4 4
 South Africa 5 0 1 4 11 22 −11 1
     Advanced to semifinals
30 July 2012
19:00
v
Great Britain  4 – 1  Argentina
Middleton Goal 22'42'
Fox Goal 49'
Smith Goal 53'
Report Ibarra Goal 55'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Christian Blasch (GER)
1 August 2012
19:00
v
Pakistan  2 – 0  Argentina
Imran Goal 30'
Abbas Goal 44'
Report
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Marcin Grochal (POL)
3 August 2012
08:30
v
Australia  2 – 2  Argentina
Butturini Goal 12'
Dwyer Goal 35'
Report M. Vila Goal 37'
Peillat Goal 68'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
John Wright (RSA)
5 August 2012
21:15
v
Argentina  1 – 3  Spain
L. Vila Goal 55' Report Quemada Goal 66'
Delas Goal 67'
Tubau Goal 70'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (GBR)
Tim Pullman (AUS)
7 August 2012
13:45
v
Argentina  6 – 3  South Africa
Peillat Goal 25'39'65'
Rossi Goal 33'
Callioni Goal 45'50'
Report Reid-Ross Goal 7'
Norris-Jones Goal 8'
Robinson Goal 64'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Nathan Stagno (GIB)
Ninth and Tenth Place
9 August 2012
08:30
v
Argentina  1 – 3  New Zealand
Ibarra Goal 59' Report Jenness Goal 4'
Petherick Goal 21'
Wilson Goal 29'
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Tim Pullman (AUS)

Women's tournament[edit]

The following is the Argentina roster in the women's field hockey tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[5] view · talk

Head Coach: Carlos Retegui

Reserves:

Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 10
 New Zealand 5 3 1 1 9 5 +4 10
 Australia 5 3 1 1 5 2 +3 10
 Germany 5 2 1 2 6 7 −1 7
 South Africa 5 1 0 4 9 14 −5 3
 United States 5 1 0 4 4 13 −9 3
     Advanced to semifinals
29 July 2012
16:00
v
Argentina  7 – 1  South Africa
Aymar Goal 8'29'
J. Sruoga Goal 20'
Cavallero Goal 25'
Rebecchi Goal 31'
Barrionuevo Goal 62'
D'Elía Goal 68'
Report Chamberlain Goal 23'
Umpires:
Miao Lin (CHN)
Lisa Roach (AUS)
31 July 2012
19:00
v
Argentina  0 – 1  United States
Report Taylor Goal 28'
Umpires:
Claire Adenot (FRA)
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
2 August 2012
21:15
v
New Zealand  1 – 2  Argentina
C. Harrison Goal 62' Report Rebecchi Goal 3'45'
Umpires:
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Carol Metchette (IRL)
4 August 2012
21:15
v
Germany  1 – 3  Argentina
Hasselmann Goal 67' Report Maccari Goal 13'
Aymar Goal 28'
Sánchez Moccia Goal 67'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Chieko Soma (JPN)
6 August 2012
21:15
v
Argentina  0 – 0  Australia
Report
Umpires:
Kang Hyun-Young (KOR)
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Semi-final
8 August 2012
20:00
v
Argentina  2 – 1  Great Britain
Barrionuevo Goal 6'
Rebecchi Goal 31'
Report Danson Goal 65'
Umpires:
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Final
10 August 2012
20:00
v
1st Netherlands  2 – 0  Argentina 2nd
Dirkse van den Heuvel Goal 45'
Paumen Goal 54'
Report
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Final rank

2nd Silver Medal

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Federico Molinari Floor 13.433 N/A 13.433 62 Did not advance
Rings N/A 15.333 N/A 15.333 7 Q N/A 14.733 N/A 14.733 8
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Valeria Pereyra All-around 12.600 13.366 13.266 10.566 49.798 51 Did not advance

Handball[edit]

Argentina is qualified for the men's event

  • Men's team event – 1 team of 14 players

Men's tournament[edit]

The following is the Argentina roster in the men's handball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[6][7] view · talk

Head coaches: Eduardo Gallardo

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Matias Carlos, SchulzMatías Carlos Schulz (1982-02-12)12 February 1982 (aged 30) 1.90 m Spain Anaitasuna Pamplona
2 LW Fernandez, Federico GastonFederico Gastón Fernández (1989-10-17)17 October 1989 (aged 22) 1.88 m Spain BM Ciudad Encantada
3 RW Pizarro, FedericoFederico Pizarro (1986-09-07)7 September 1986 (aged 25) 1.90 m Argentina Cedalo
4 LB Simonet, SebastiánSebastián Simonet (1986-05-12)12 May 1986 (aged 26) 1.90 m France US Ivry Handball
5 LB Portela, Pablo SebastianPablo Sebastian Portela (1980-06-21)21 June 1980 (aged 32) 1.90 m Argentina River Plate
6 CB Simonet, Diego EstebanDiego Esteban Simonet (1989-12-26)26 December 1989 (aged 22) 1.90 m France US Ivry Handball
7 RW Kogovsek, AndresAndrés Kogovsek (1974-01-07)7 January 1974 (aged 38) 1.90 m Argentina Villa Ballester
8 P Canepa, Mariano AndresMariano Andres Canepa (1987-05-07)7 May 1987 (aged 25) 1.87 m Argentina Villa Ballester
9 RB Querin, Leonardo FacundoLeonardo Facundo Querin (1982-04-17)17 April 1982 (aged 30) 1.97 m Austria Union Juri Leoben
10 RB Vieyra, Federico MatiasFederico Matias Vieyra (1988-07-21)21 July 1988 (aged 24) 1.92 m Spain BM Huesca
11 LB Riccobelli, GuidoGuido Riccobelli (1987-11-28)28 November 1987 (aged 24) 1.85 m Argentina U.N.LU.
12 GK Garcia, Fernando GabrielFernando Gabriel Garcia (1981-08-31)31 August 1981 (aged 30) 1.90 m France S.M.V.
15 P Carou, Gonzalo MatiasGonzalo Matias Carou (1979-08-15)15 August 1979 (aged 32) 1.94 m Spain CB Ademar León
17 RB Migueles, Damian EmmanuelDamian Emmanuel Migueles (1983-11-24)24 November 1983 (aged 28) 1.92 m Argentina SAG Polvorines
19 LB Vazquez, Juan ManuelJuan Manuel Vazquez (1988-03-23)23 March 1988 (aged 24) 1.90 m Argentina River Plate
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Iceland 5 5 0 0 167 132 +35 10
 France 5 4 0 1 159 110 +49 8
 Sweden 5 3 0 2 156 115 +41 6
 Tunisia 5 2 0 3 121 125 −4 4
 Argentina 5 1 0 4 113 138 −25 2
 Great Britain 5 0 0 5 96 182 −86 0
Qualified for the quarterfinals
29 July 2012
09:30
v
Iceland  31 – 25  Argentina Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,701[8]
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Sigurðsson 9 (15–14) Simonet 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked
31 July 2012
21:15
v
Argentina  20 – 32  France Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,906[9]
Referees: Olesen, Peders (DEN)
Fernández, Riccobelli 4 (9–17) Karabatić 7
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked
2 August 2012
16:15
v
Great Britain  21 – 32  Argentina Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,581[10]
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Larsson 6 (11–16) Simonet 6
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked
4 August 2012
14:30
v
Sweden  29 – 13  Argentina Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,592[11]
Referees: López, Sabroso (ESP)
Ekberg 9 (12–8) Simonet 3
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked
6 August 2012
11:15
v
Argentina  23 – 25  Tunisia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,645[12]
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Simonet 6 (12–12) Alouini 7
Suspension 2×Booked 1×Red card Report Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event 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
Rank
Emmanuel Lucenti Men's −81 kg  Ratsimiziva (MAD)
W 0100–0001
 Schmitt (FRA)
W 0100–0000
 Kim J-b (KOR)
L 0003–0010
Did not advance  Valois-Fortier (CAN)
L 0001–0101
Did not advance
Héctor Campos Men's −90 kg  González (CUB)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Cristian Schmidt Men's −100 kg  Biadulin (BLR)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance
Paula Pareto Women's −48 kg BYE  Moretti (ITA)
W 0001–0000
 Fukumi (JPN)
L 0001–0002
Did not advance  Munkhbat (MGL)
W 0011–0002
 van Snick (BEL)
L 0002–0011
Did not advance 5

Rowing[edit]

Argentina has qualified the following boats.

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Santiago Fernández Single sculls 6:46.03 2 QF BYE 7:01.57 2 SA/B 7:29.68 4 FB 7:20.40 10
Cristian Rosso
Ariel Suárez
Double sculls 6:13.68 3 SA/B BYE N/A 6:19.40 1 FA 6:36.36 4
Mario Cejas
Miguel Mayol
Lightweight double sculls 7:01.76 5 R 6:48.21 5 SC/D N/A 7:06.24 2 FC 6:53.71 17
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lucía Palermo Single sculls 8:07.89 5 R 7:52.49 2 QF 8:06.47 5 SC/D 8:09.85 4 FD 8:40.38 21
María Laura Abalo
María Gabriela Best
Pair 7:12.17 5 R 7:20.94 6 FB N/A 8:03.53 9
Milka Kraljev
Clara Rohner
Lightweight double sculls 7:33.37 5 R 7:40.72 5 FC N/A BYE 7:44.62 15

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing[edit]

Argentina has so far qualified 1 boat for each of the following events.

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Mariano Reutemann RS:X 16 15 15 13 12 19 5 20 14 7 EL 116 11
Julio Alsogaray Laser 20 7 5 11 12 23 1 50 26 7 EL 112 11
Lucas Calabrese
Juan de la Fuente
470 5 24 3 9 17 8 2 2 5 6 3 63 3rd
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Jazmín López Becker RS:X 20 19 20 24 21 19 25 17 25 25 EL 190 23
Cecilia Carranza Laser Radial 9 28 13 28 10 30 12 35 20 35 EL 185 21
Consuelo Monsegur
María Fernanda Sesto
470 16 19 19 3 5 12 14 12 15 3 EL 98 13

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race;

Shooting[edit]

Two athletes have qualified for shooting for the Argentinian team.[13]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Juan Angeloni 50 m rifle prone 580 50 Did not advance
Alex Suligoy 593 20 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Argentine swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[14][15]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Federico Grabich 50 m freestyle 23.30 35 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 56.56 41 Did not advance
Juan Martin Pereyra 400 m freestyle 3:56.76 23 N/A Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 15:36.72 29 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Georgina Bardach 400 m individual medley 4:57.31 34 Did not advance
Cecilia Biagioli 800 m freestyle 8:33.97 NR 16 Did not advance
10 km open water N/A 2:01:02.2 17

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Argentina has qualified 1 duet in synchronized swimming.

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
Etel Sanchez
Sofia Sanchez
Duet 78.900 22 78.410 157.310 22 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Argentina has so far qualified one table tennis player.

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Liu Song Men's singles BYE  Saka (CGO)
W 4–0
 Tokič (SLO)
L 3–4
Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Argentina has qualified 1 man and 1 woman.

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sebastián Crismanich Men's −80 kg  Scott (NZL)
W 9–5
 Bahave (AFG)
W 9–1
 Yeremyan (ARM)
W 2–1
BYE  García (ESP)
W 1–0
1st
Carola Malvina López Women's −49 kg  Atabrour (MAR)
W 1–0 SDP
 Zaninovic (CRO)
L 4–13
Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Argentina has qualified seven players.

Men
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
Carlos Berlocq Singles  Bogomolov, Jr. (RUS)
L 5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Did not advance
Juan Martín del Potro  Dodig (CRO)
W 6–4, 6–1
 Seppi (ITA)
W 6–3, 7–6(7–2)
 Simon (FRA)
W 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
 Nishikori (JPN)
W 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
 Federer (SUI)
L 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 17–19
 Djokovic (SRB)
W 7–5, 6–4
3rd
Juan Mónaco  Goffin (BEL)
W 6–4, 6–1
 López (ESP)
L 6–4, 6–4
Did not advance
David Nalbandian  Tipsarević (SRB)
L 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance
David Nalbandian
Eduardo Schwank
Doubles N/A  Llodra /
Tsonga (FRA)
L 3–6, 5–7
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gisela Dulko
Paola Suárez
Doubles  Li /
Zhang (CHN)
L 4–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Juan Martín del Potro
Gisela Dulko
Doubles  Vesnina /
Youzhny (RUS)
W 6–3, 7–5
 Raymond /
Bryan (USA)
L 2–6, 5–7
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Gonzalo Tellechea Men's 18:59 0:38 58:48 0:31 32:11 1:51:07 38

Volleyball[edit]

Beach[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ana Gallay
María Zonta
Women's Pool D
 KessyRoss (USA)
L 0 – 2 (11–21 18–21)
 BaquerizoFernández (ESP)
L 0 – 2 (20–22, 16–21)
 Keizervan Iersel (NED)
L 0 – 2 (12–21 16–21)
4 Did not advance 19

Indoor[edit]

Argentina has qualified a team to the men's indoor tournament[16] and a team to the women's beach tournament.

  • Men's indoor event – 1 team of 12 players

Men's indoor tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the Argentine roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[17] view · talk

Head coach: Javier Weber

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2012 club
1 Arroyo, GabrielGabriel Arroyo 3 March 1977 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 327 cm (129 in) Argentina Club Ciudad de Bolívar
2 Castellani, IvanIvan Castellani 19 January 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 320 cm (130 in) Argentina PSM Voley
5 Uriarte, NicolásNicolás Uriarte 21 March 1990 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 326 cm (128 in) Argentina Buenos Aires Unidos
6 Poglajen, CristianCristian Poglajen 14 July 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 320 cm (130 in) Argentina Sarmiento Voley
7 Conte, FacundoFacundo Conte 25 August 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 326 cm (128 in) Russia Dynamo Krasnodar
9 Quiroga, RodrigoRodrigo Quiroga (C) 23 March 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 321 cm (126 in) Brazil Vivo-Minas
10 Bruno, NicolasNicolas Bruno 24 February 1989 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 308 cm (121 in) Argentina Buenos Aires Unidos
11 Solé, SebastianSebastian Solé 12 June 1991 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 328 cm (129 in) Argentina Club Ciudad de Bolívar
12 Pereyra, FedericoFederico Pereyra 19 June 1988 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 325 cm (128 in) Argentina Club La Unión
14 Crer, PabloPablo Crer 12 June 1989 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Argentina Club Ciudad de Bolívar
15 De Cecco, LucianoLuciano De Cecco 2 June 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 333 cm (131 in) 315 cm (124 in) Italy Copra Volley
16 González, AlexisAlexis González (L) 21 July 1981 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 321 cm (126 in) 300 cm (120 in) Argentina Club Ciudad de Bolívar
Group play
 
Matches Sets Points
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Bulgaria 12 4 1 13 4 3.250 407 390 1.044
2  Poland 9 3 2 11 7 1.571 433 374 1.158
3  Argentina 9 3 2 10 7 1.429 382 367 1.041
4  Italy 8 3 2 10 9 1.111 426 413 1.031
5  Australia 7 2 3 8 10 0.800 395 397 0.995
6  Great Britain 0 0 5 0 15 0.000 274 376 0.729
29 July 2012
14:45
v
Australia  0 – 3  Argentina Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
Attendance: 11,500
Referee(s): Nasr Shaaban (EGY), Susana Rodriguez (ESP)
Report(s): result statistics
21
22
20
63
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
25
25
25
75
31 July 2012
14:45
v
Italy  3 – 1  Argentina Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
Attendance: 12,500
Referee(s): Ibrahim Al-Naama (QAT), Frans Loderus (NED)
Report(s): result statistics
25
21
25
25
96
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
Total
17
25
17
23
82
2 August 2012
16:45
v
Poland  3 – 0  Argentina Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
Attendance: 13,000
Referee(s): Georgios Karampetsos (GRE), Ibrahim Al-Naama (QAT)
Report(s): result statistics
25
25
25
75
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
18
20
16
54
4 August 2012
20:30
v
Argentina  3 – 1  Bulgaria Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
Attendance: 14,500
Referee(s): Frans Loderus (NED), Akihiko Tano (JPN)
Report(s): result statistics
25
21
25
25
96
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
Total
18
25
19
20
82
6 August 2012
16:45
v
Great Britain  0 – 3  Argentina Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
Attendance: 13,750
Referee(s): Denny Cespedes (DOM), Zorica Bjelić (SRB)
Report(s): result statistics
18
18
15
51
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
25
25
25
75
Quarter-final
8 August 2012
14:00
v
Argentina  0 – 3  Brazil Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
Attendance: 11,500
Referee(s): Andrey Zenovich (RUS), Simone Santi (ITA)
Report(s): result statistics
19
17
20
56
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
25
25
25
75

Wrestling[edit]

Argentina has qualified in the following events.

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Patricia Bermúdez −48 kg  Matkowska (POL)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 17

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS, IAAF, retrieved 4 June 2011 
  3. ^ "ARG - Mata, Campazzo make the cut". FIBA. 17 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Argentina men's squad named for London". FIH. 8 June 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "16 Leonas for London". FIH. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Argentina team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Argentina Team Rosters". ihf.info. 24 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Iceland – Argentina". IHF. 29 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Argentina – France". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Great Britain – Argentina". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "Sweden – Argentina". IHF. 4 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "Argentina – Tunisia". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Quota places by nation and name.". International Shooting Sport Federation. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  14. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  15. ^ FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE NATATION – Swimming, FINA, retrieved 8 June 2011 
  16. ^ "Argentina's men make it to Olympics". International Volleyball Federation. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  17. ^ Argentina roster FIVB.com