Chile at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Chile at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Chile.svg
IOC code CHI
NOC Chilean Olympic Committee
Website www.coch.cl (in Spanish)
in Amsterdam
Competitors 38 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Manuel Plaza
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Chile competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 38 competitors took part in 22 events in 6 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Manuel Plaza Athletics Men's Marathon August 5

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists, all men, represented Chile in 1928.

Sprint
Time trial
Team pursuit

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Chile in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Football[edit]

Preliminary round
Portugal  4–2  Chile
V. Silva Goal 38'
Pepe Goal 40'50'
Mota Goal 63'
Report Saavedra Goal 14'
Carbonell Goal 30'
Attendance: 2,309
Referee: Youssuf Mohamed (Egypt)
Consolation tournament, First round
Chile  3–1  Mexico
Subiabre Goal 24'48'89' Report Sota Goal 15'
Attendance: 5,000
Consolation tournament, Final
Netherlands  2–2 (a.e.t.)  Chile
Ghering Goal 59'
Smeets Goal 66'
Report Bravo Goal 55'
Alfaro Goal 89'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Guillermo Comorera (Spain)

After a coin toss the Netherlands were declared winners and were handed the trophy which had been on offer (by the NVB), but gave it to Chile to take home as a 'memento' of the Netherlands, the Olympic Games and their Dutch football friends.[2]

Swimming[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
M. Astaburuaga Men's 100 m freestyle unknown 4 Did not advance
Hernán Schüler unknown 5 Did not advance
Faelo Zúñiga unknown 4 Did not advance
Hernán Téllez Men's 400 m freestyle unknown 5 Did not advance

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