Uruguay at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Uruguay at the Olympic Games

Flag of Uruguay
IOC code  URU
NOC Uruguayan Olympic Committee
Website www.cou.org.uy (Spanish)
At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 31 in 3 sports
Medals
Rank: 19
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
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Uruguay competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Results by event[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Five boxers represented Uruguay at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games. Nicolares was the only Uruguayan boxer to win a bout, reaching the second round before being defeated. Smoris also reached the second round via bye before losing his first bout.

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
Liberto Corney Lightweight  Graham (CAN)
L
Did not advance 17
Mario González Bantamweight  Andrén (SWE)
L
Did not advance 17
Jorge Nicolares Lightweight  Gutmans (LAT)
W
 Tholey (FRA)
L
Did not advance 9
Andrés Recalde Flyweight  Lanzi (ITA)
L
Did not advance 17
Manuel Smoris Featherweight Bye  Depont (FRA)
L
Did not advance 9

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Uruguay in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games.

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
Héctor Belo Herrera Épée 5–4 7 N/A Did not advance
Sabre N/A 4–2 1 Q 4–4 5 Did not advance
Santos Ferreira Épée 0–8 9 N/A Did not advance
Domingo Mendy Épée 4–5 7 N/A Did not advance
Foil 1–1 2 Q 2–2 2 Q 1–4 5 Did not advance
Sabre N/A 2–3 4 Q 1–7 8 Did not advance
Pedro Mendy Foil 3–1 1 Q 1–4 5 Did not advance
Sabre N/A 2–3 4 Q 0–8 9 Did not advance
Conrado Rolando Épée 4–4 5 Q N/A 4–6 8 Did not advance
Sabre N/A 4–2 3 Q 2–6 8 Did not advance
Gilberto Tellechea Foil 1–3 5 Did not advance
Héctor Belo Herrera
Santos Ferreira
Domingo Mendy
Conrado Rolando
Team épée 1–2 3 N/A Did not advance
Héctor Belo Herrera
Santos Ferreira
Domingo Mendy
Pedro Mendy
Conrado Rolando
Team sabre 0–2 3 N/A Did not advance

Football[edit]

Uruguay competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time in 1924, winning the first of back-to-back gold medals.

Round 1
May 26, 1924
Uruguay  7–0  Yugoslavia
Vidal Goal 20'
Scarone Goal 23'
Cea Goal 50' Goal 80'
Petrone Goal 35' Goal 61'
Romano Goal 58'
Report
Stade Olympique, Colombes
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Georges Vallat (FRA)
Round 2
May 29, 1924
Uruguay  3–0  United States
Petrone Goal 10' Goal 44'
Scarone Goal 15'
Report
Stade Bergeyre
Attendance: 10,455
Referee: Charles Barette (BEL)
Quarterfinals
June 1, 1924
France  1–5  Uruguay
Nicolas Goal 12' Report Scarone Goal 2' Goal 24'
Petrone Goal 58' Goal 68'
Romano Goal 83'
Stade Olympique, Colombes
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: P. Chr. Andersen (NOR)
Semifinals
June 6, 1924
Uruguay  2–1  Netherlands
Cea Goal 62'
Scarone Goal 81' (pen.)
Report Pijl Goal 32'
Stade Olympique, Colombes
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: G. Vallat (FRA)
Final
June 9, 1924
Uruguay  3–0   Switzerland
Petrone Goal 9'
Cea Goal 65'
Romano Goal 82'
Report
Stade Olympique, Colombes
Attendance: 41,000
Referee: Marcel Slawik (FRA)
Final rank
1
Roster

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